39431-013: Colombo Port Expansion Project (formerly Colombo Port South Harbor Development)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Colombo Port Expansion Project provides for dredging and breakwater construction sufficient to accommodate three terminals, which will be constructed sequentially. The Project includes the establishment of a new marine operations center, relocation of a submarine oil pipeline, provision of navigational aids, and construction of shore utilities. The Project will be developed on a public-private partnership basis. The harbor infrastructure works, i.e., dredging, breakwater construction, ... Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 39431-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2319
Approval Date 27 Feb 2007
Closing Date 19 Jul 2013
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 300,000
Geographical Location Colombo, Sri Lanka
Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector Water Transport
Safeguard Categories Environment: A
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Alexandra Pamela Chiang
Request for information

Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Transport and Communications Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Ports and Aviation
Mr. Susantha Abeysiriwardena

PDS Creation Date
28 Feb 2006

Last PDS Update
07 Sep 2013