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Container handling at Colombo Port a record high

Dec 22, 2010 3:36:16 AM - itnnews.lk

The Colombo Port creates a record by handling four million containers this year. The Colombo Port achieved this milestone in its history at 9.30 a.m. yesterday.

The commemoration on this significant event took place at the Jaya container terminal yesterday. Chairman of the Ports Authority Dr. Priyath Bandu Wickrema and a large number of officials were present when the record was created by handling a container brought in by MSC Tia vessel belonging to the MSC Corporation. The Ports Authority pointed out that container handling has been increased but 25 percent when compared with the last year.