Sri Lanka is strategically located in the Indian Ocean coming on the way of
major sea routes. Shipping lines linking Europe, America, Far East, Middle
East and Asia pass through the ports of Colombo, Galle and Trincomalee. Sri
Lanka is a major and convenient link on these routes.
JAYE Container Terminal of Colombo is fully equipped modern seaport. The
632meters long port has the draught of up to 13 meters making it capable of
handling modern container vessels. The terminal facilities are equipped with
modern cargo handling equipment. All kind of cargo can be stuffed and
destuffed here. Queen Elizabeth Quay Container Terminal is 425 meters long
with the maximum draught of 12 meters. Dry dock and bulk handling facilities
are available Colombo airports.
Trincomalee is considered among the finest natural harbours in the
world. It is naturally equipped with unlimited draught and is capable of
accommodating even the largest vessels.
Galle port can handle two vessels at along-side berths. The port has the
facilities of road and rail access. It has well equipped transit sheds.