Colombo’s CICT port extends services for new shipping lines

Colombo’s CICT

Apr 04, 2016 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s International Container Terminals (CICT) has expanded its services for new shipping lines, the Ports Authority said.

As the first step, the terminal has allowed Taiwan-based Interasia lines to start cargo operations in the port of Colombo.

The Ports Authority said ‘Interasia lines’ expects to use Colombo Port as a shipping center to distribute goods in the Asian region.

Primarily, the ships will be in service from the Colombo Port to Bangladesh and Myanmar.

The first ship has arrived in Colombo’s CICT terminal on the 30 March 2016, the Ports Authority said.

CICT is currently the deepest terminal in Colombo port.