Port Facilities of Colombo
The port of Colombo situated on the south-western shores of the Kelani River in Colombo, is the largest port in Sri Lanka where it serves as a vital terminal in Asia due to its strategic location. The exact Latitude is 6º 55 50 N and a Longitude 79º 50 55 E. The port of Colombo is operated and under the responsibility Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA). The Port of Colombo has a total land area of 1,200 acres and features three container terminals and currently has a capacity of 4.1 million TEUs and a dredged depth of over 15 m (49 ft.).
➤ Maximum Vessel Size: Over 500 feet in length
➤ Warehouse Available For Bonding Of Cargo
➤ 285 Terminal tractors and trailers
➤ 14 Quay Cranes
➤ 12 Super-Post Panamax Cranes
➤ 1 Twin lift Super-Post Panamax Crane
➤ 4 Wall-mounted Gantries
➤ 7 Container Berths
➤ 78 Rubber-tyred Gantries
Port Facilities of Galle
Galle Harbour is a natural harbour, located in Galle, south-western coast of Sri Lanka in close proximity to the East-West shipping route, along which over 500 vessels pass by every day. The Galle Port has four berths and 660 meters of quay. The Galle Port and its OPL area are primarily used for leisure activities and services.
Port Facilities of Trincomalee
The Port of Trincomalee boasts of being the second largest natural harbor in the world and has four multipurpose berths, over 1,750 meters of quay and primarily handles bulk cargoes.
CARGO HANDLING EQUIPMENT