Thursday, September 24, 2020
Maritime News

New Diamond Owner to Pay $1.8 Million for Sri Lanka’s Help

By Waruna Karunatilake and Nidhi Verma COLOMBO/NEW DELHI, Sept 24 (Reuters) – The owners the New Diamond supertanker which caught fire with a cargo of two million barrels of oil...

September 24, 2020
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Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Maritime News

Sri Lanka Seeks at Least $1.9 Million in Damages from New Diamond Owner

By Waruna Karunatilake and Nidhi Verma COLOMBO/NEW DELHI, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Sri Lanka is seeking at least 340 million rupees ($1.9 million) from the owner of the stricken oil...

September 16, 2020
Total Views: 100

Monday, September 14, 2020
Maritime News

Salvors Repair Ruptured Tank on Fire-Hit New Diamond Off Sri Lanka

By Nidhi Verma NEW DELHI, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Sri Lanka has initiated repair work on the ruptured fuel oil tank in the engine room of a stricken fully loaded...

September 14, 2020
Total Views: 56

Wednesday, September 9, 2020
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Maritime News

A Short List of Major Oil Spills from Ships

SINGAPORE, Sept 9 (Reuters) – The Sri Lankan navy said on Tuesday an oil slick had been spotted a kilometre from a loaded supertanker carrying roughly 2 million barrels of...

September 9, 2020
Total Views: 414

Maritime News

New Diamond Towed Further Out to Sea

By Waruna Karunatilake and Arjuna Ranawana COLOMBO, Sept 9 (Reuters) – The Sri Lankan navy towed a stricken supertanker away from the Indian Ocean island’s east coast on Wednesday, while...

September 9, 2020
Total Views: 37

Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Maritime News

Oil Slick Spotted Near Burning VLCC Off Sri Lanka

By Waruna Karunatilake COLOMBO, Sept 8 (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s navy said on Tuesday that an oil slick had been spotted a kilometre from a loaded supertanker off the country’s...

September 8, 2020
Total Views: 24

Sunday, September 6, 2020
Maritime News

Fire Out on VLCC Off Sri Lanka

The fire onboard the tanker New Diamond carrying 2 million barrels of oil has been put out, the Sri Lankan Navy has confirmed Saturday. The Panama-flagged New Diamond sent a...

September 6, 2020
Total Views: 36

Thursday, September 3, 2020
Maritime News

VLCC Carrying 2 Million Barrels of Oil in Trouble Off Sri Lanka

A VLCC carrying 2 million barrels of oil has caught fire off the east coast of Sri Lanka with one crew member reported missing. The Panama-flagged New Diamond sent a...

September 3, 2020
Total Views: 73