Shippers concerned over Colombo port status
by Rohan Mathes
Shippers' Council calls for timely action from the Government to avert the imperative threat of Colombo port losing its hub-port status by year 2009.
The Shippers' Council Chairman Noel Piyatilake in an exclusive interview to the Sunday Observer disclosed that if the Government fails to secure immediately the required funds totalling over US Dollars 400 million for the construction of the 'Breakwater' and the other navigational facilities such as Tugs and other common user facilities, for the Colombo South Port, Colombo becoming a mere 'Feeder' port is inevitable
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