Port eyeing global shipping lines:
The Magampura Port is negotiating with several
international shipping lines to attract more vessels. Four shipping
lines have already shown interest in obtaining the services of the
Hotels ready for season
The country’s tourism industry is continuing its
growth momentum maintaining the upward trend in tourist arrivals.
Tourist arrivals in October recorded 52,370 an increase of 39.38
percent compared to last year’s 37,575 arrivals.
Magampura Port second phase begins today
To cost around US $ 800 million:
Construction work of the second phase of the
Hambantota Magampura Port begins today. The project duration is 39
months. Authorities have not finalized the total cost of the second
phase of the project and are still at discussion level to determine
the total cost, Magampura Port Chief Engineer Agil Hewageegana said.