The main Sri Lankan port and regional container hub port handles containers, dry and liquid bulk, LPG, Ro-Ro, passengers and general cargo. The port also contains a shipyard and military facilities. Port has 2 main harbour areas, Colombo Harbour and Colombo South Harbour. The latter is a new port area with berth depths up to 18.0 m. Colombo South Container Terminal (CICT) is within the South Harbour. South Harbour west breakwater length 5,140 and east breakwater length 1,690 m.
On the west coast, at the southern entrance to the Gulf of Mannar.
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