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    New Fortress to build LNG terminal off Colombo


    To support Sri Lanka’s transition to ‘cleaner fuels’ New Fortress Energy is to build a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal off the coast of the country’s capital city, Colombo.

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    Sri Lanka Air Force donates oxygen therapy units to hospitals amidst Covid-19 crisis


    As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to impact the lives of millions, the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) has handed over two Heated Humidified Oxygen Therapy (HHOT) units to two Sri Lankan hospitals currently treating patients suffering from the virus.

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    Gas World doubles oxygen production with new ASU


    Sri Lanka-based medical and industrial gas provider Gas World Ltd, subsidiary of Industrial Gases Pvt Ltd, has boosted its oxygen production capacity to almost 38 tonnes per day following the commission of another air separation unit (ASU) plant, The Island Online reports.

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    Sri Lanka naval ship reaches Colombo with medical oxygen from India


    The Sri Lanka Naval Ship (SLNS) Shakthi has arrived at the port of Colombo, Sri Lanka, with approximately 40 tonnes of medical grade oxygen after departing for Chennai, India on 17th August 2021.

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    SLNS Shakthi heads to India for Sri Lankan medical oxygen shipment


    Sri Lanka Naval Ship (SLNS) Shakthi is bound for the Port of Chennai, India to take delivery of medical grade oxygen after placing an order with the Indian government.

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    Sri Lankan Embassy in Doha donates 85 oxygen cylinders to health sector


    As the Government of Sri Lanka, along with many other countries, continue to fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s becoming clear that oxygen and oxygen cylinders are worth their weight in gold.

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    Government of Sri Lanka and New Fortress Energy sign LNG terminal agreement


    A Framework Agreement has been signed between the Government of Sri Lanka and New Fortress Energy (NFE) to construct a new offshore liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving, storage and regasification terminal.

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    Regional markets – Focus on South Asia


    A recent report by a leader in global finance, PriceWaterhouseCooper (PwC), suggests that by 2050 India will be the second-largest economy in the world, in terms of GDP based on purchasing power parity.

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    COL receives latest ISO 9001:2015 certification


    Ceylon Oxygen Limited (COL), a member of the Linde Group, has become the first Sri Lankan company in the medical and industrial gases industry to receive the updated version of the ISO 9001:2015 certification for the manufacture, distribution and retail of medical, food and industrial grade liquid oxygen, liquid nitrogen ...

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    COL wins safety award for gas transport


    Ceylon Oxygen Limited (COL), a subsidiary of Tier One player The Linde Group, has won the ‘Transport Sector Safety’ award at The National Occupational Safety Health Excellence Awards 2016 held recently in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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    Regional markets – Focus on Asia


    Asia is the world’s largest and most populous continent, covering 8.7% of the Earth’s total surface area and around 30% of its land area. With approximately 4.3 billion people, it hosts no less than 60% of the world’s current human population too. Given its size and diversity, the region differs ...

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    AIIGMA's 38th annual meeting opens in Colombo, Sri Lanka


    Many industrial gas companies from India gathered at AIIGMA’s 38 th annual meeting, with Right Honourable Ravi Karunanayake, Finance Minister of Sri Lanka officially opening the conference.

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    Regional markets: Focus on Southeast Asia


    As explained in the analysis of the South Pacific Rim market in gasworld’s August issue, a mixed outlook currently exists in the Asia-Pacific regions as it picks up the tailwind of China’s much-publicised economic slowdown. This month gasworld explores how the emerging markets of the Southeast Asia are faring in ...

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    Ceylon Oxygen partners Falck – providing mobile oxygen therapy


    Ceylon Oxygen Ltd. has signed a three-year deal with Falck to supply all Falck ambulance with Conoxia medical oxygen packaged in lightweight aluminium cylinders which are equipped with a LIV.

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    Regional markets: Focus on Asia


    March 2014: When the Global Gases Group opened its first gas production facility in Tamil Nadu, it became the first in a long line of developments in India last year. It is perhaps no surprise – Asia is an industrial gas market in strong growth mode.