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Development of Port in Hambantota
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Main port Parameters (Phase 1)

 

Design Vessel 

 100,000 DWT

Approach Channel Width

 210m

Eastern Breakwater

 312m

Western Breakwater

 988m

Turning Circle

 600m

Quay Length (General Cargo)

 600m

Service Quay

 105m

Oil Quay

 610m / - 17m Depth

Depth of Basin

 -17m

The phase I was officially commenced on 15th January 2008 and project is successfully completed.  Total construction cost of the project is US$ 501 million and jointly funded by the Ex-Im Bank of the People's Republic of China and Sri Lanka Ports Authority.

 

Phase I1

 

Design Vessel 

 100,000 DWT

Main Container Berth

 838.5m / -17m

Feeder Container Terminal

 460m / -12mm

Multi Purpose Berth

 838.5m / -17m

Transition Berth

 208m

New Oil Terminal

 300m

Artificial Islands

 42.6Ha

Harbour Basin

 600m / - 17m

Yard Area (To be completed)

 65Ha

The phase I was officially commenced on 15th November 2012 and project is in progress.  The estimated project cost is US$ 808 million.

 
 

Bunkering Facility and Tank Farm Project

 

The Bunkering Facility and Tank Farm at Hambantota has been constructed approximately 1.2km away from the water front and is connected to the oil terminal through a pipeline.  This facility consists of 14 tanks with a total storage capacity of 80,000m3 and has individual storage capacities of 51,000m3 for bunker fuel, 23,000m3 for aviation fuel and 6,000m3 for LPG.  Apart from storing , the tank farm comprises of oil blending facility, fuel testing facility, firefighting equipment including 02 fire trucks, weigh bridge, truck loading facility etc. Both loading terminals are fitted with flow meters for each product to ensure accuracy of measurement.

 
 

Terminal Specification

 

Specification

 Oil Terminal - 2

 Oil Terminal - 2WT

Approach Channel Depth (m)

 -17

 -17

Basin Depth (m)

 -17

 -17

Berth Type

 Continuos Quay wall

 Dolphin

Berth Length

 300

 300

Design DWT

 100,000

 100,000

 
 

Storage Capacities

 

Tank No

 Fuel Type

 Capacity (m3)

1

 MFO - 380

 10,000

2

 MFO - 380

 5,000

3

 MFO - 180

 10,000

4

 MFO - 180

 5,000

5

 MDO/MGO

 10,000

6

 MDO/MGO

 5,000

7

 Blending

 3,000

8

 Blending

 3,000

9

 AFO

 10,000

10

 AFO

 10,000

11

 AFO

 3,000

12

 LPG

 2,000

13

 LPG

 2,000

14

 LPG

 2,000

 

The project was completed and Bunkering operations commenced in June 2014.

 

 

Present Status

 

Bunkering operations commenced on 22nd of June 2014.

In order to expand the bunker business it has been decided lease out the facility to an international bunkering service provider.  In this regard, calling for expressions of interests will be carried out in the near future.

For the LPG Fuel Facility, a Lease Agreement was signed on November 2013 for a term of 10 years between Litro Gas Terminals Lanka (Pvt) Ltd. and Sri Lanka Ports Authority.  Currently operations are ongoing in the facility.

 

Industrial Zone of Hambantota Port – Request for Proposals (RFP)

 

The Port of Hambantota having approximately 800 hectare (8 km2) of ample lands an industrial zone, is the one of the biggest port related industrial zone in the South Asian region.

The port of Hambantota is basically planned to operate as a Green Port in the future and the port has already been declared as Free Port as well.  Based on the study carried out under the Initial Environment Examination (IEE) the following industries (and some other as well)are welcome to establish at the Port of Hambantota without violating environmental concerns.

 
  • Petroleum based Fuel Industry
  • Petroleum based Polymer Industry
  • Petroleum based Lubricant Industry
  • Petroleum based Polyolefin Industry
  • Petroleum Products Storage
  • Manufacturing Industry

    • Fertilizer Processing Plant
    • Glass Processing and Recycling Plant
    • Aluminum Processing Plant
    • Ship Building

  • Resource Recovery Industry (ex. Waste Oil-Refining Plant)
  • Wood Based Panel Manufacturing Industry
  • Sugar Industry
  • Power Generation
  • Value Added Logistic Services
  • Assembling Plants
  • Waste Managing Industry (to manage waste generate within the port)
  • Dockyard
  • Warehousing

So far numbers of prospective investors are in focus to fulfill their basic requirements to enter in to Business Venture Agreement with Sri Lanka Ports Authority at the Port of Hambantota and the total investment is more than US $ 1,500 million.  The investor M/S Laugfs Terminals Limited has already entered in to Business Venture Agreement with Ports Authority and currently taking necessary action to commence construction works at the site.

The required infrastructure facilities such as road network, electricity supply, water supply, waste water treatment, etc. for the development of industrial zone are undertaken by Ports Authority and works are in progress.

The followings are the main chargers related with the industrial development and operation activities at the industrial zone.

  • Annual Land Lease
  • Royalties (Based on the annual throughput)
  • Lump sum Premium

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