Handling capacity of China-invested port in Sri Lanka to reach 2.35 million TEUs

The Colombo South Container Terminal

Throughput at the China-invested Colombo South Container Terminal in Sri Lanka is expected to reach 2.35 million TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) this year, the Xinhua News Agency reported on Dec. 26.

The container terminal is a pragmatic China-Sri Lanka cooperation project in construction of the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road.

With an investment of $550 million, the terminal was completed in advance and put into operation in 2014.

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