Phase 5 of the Jaya container Terminal Commences
The construction of the phase five of the Jaya Container Terminal (JCT) of Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) commenced on 01.12.2020, adding a new chapter to the history of Sri Lanka’s ports and shipping industry.
Development of Jaya Container Terminal (JCT) commenced in March 1983. Accordingly, the first phase of the terminal was opened in 1985, the second phase in 1987, the third phase in 1995 and the fourth phase in 1996.
Phase five of the JCT, is scheduled to be completed by July 2022. The total value of this project is US$ 32 million. The consultancy for the project is to be provided by the Contract and Planning Engineering Division of the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA). The construction company for the project is China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd (CHEC).
The construction of Phase five of the Jaya Container Terminal (JCT) will add a number of advantages to operations of Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) and the Port of Colombo.