Wednesday, December 8, 2021
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X-Press Pearl Wreck Removal Set to Kick Off in Sri Lanka

The wreck removal of the stricken X-Press Pearl is set to kick off with the feeder ship’s operator announcing the signing of a contract with Shanghai

December 8, 2021
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Tuesday, July 13, 2021
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X-Press Pearl Insurers Make Initial $3.6 Million Compensation Payment

The insurers of the X-Press Pearl have made an initial payment of $3.6 million to the Sri Lankan government to help compensate for the ship’s fire and

July 13, 2021
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Thursday, July 1, 2021
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Court Hears of ‘Hundreds’ of Dead Turtles as X-Press Pearl Captain Appears at Hearing

July 1 (Reuters) – Hundreds of turtles have washed ashore after a ship caught fire and sank off the west coast of Sri Lanka in June in the

July 1, 2021
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Monday, June 14, 2021
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X-Press Pearl Captain Arrested -Media

Authorities in Sri Lanka have reportedly arrested the captain of the stricken X-Press Pearl which caught fire and sank off the coast of Colombo after a

June 14, 2021
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Monday, June 7, 2021
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Environmental Disaster Feared from X-Press Pearl Sinking

By Laura Millan Lombrana (Bloomberg) — Contaminants released from the wreckage of a container ship off the coast of Sri Lanka could be dragged

June 7, 2021
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Friday, June 4, 2021
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Sri Lanka Fisherman Count Cost of X-Press Pearl Sinking

By Channa Kumara LELLANA, Sri Lanka, June 4 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan fisherman say they feel helpless after a cargo ship carrying tonnes of chemicals and

June 4, 2021
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Wednesday, June 2, 2021
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X-Press Pearl Partially Sinks Off Colombo – PHOTOS

The MV X-Press Pearl has partially sunk off the coast of Sri Lanka during an attempt to tow the vessel to deeper waters, the ship’s operator has

June 2, 2021
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Tuesday, June 1, 2021
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Salvage Team Boards X-Press Pearl Gutted by Fire

Update: X-Press Pearl Partially Sinks Salvors have boarded the MV X-Press Pearl for an assessment after a fire left the ship practically unrecognizable off the

June 1, 2021
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Sunday, May 30, 2021
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Fire Nearly Burned Out on X-Press Pearl; Towing Operation Possible

A fire that has burned on board the MV X-Press Pearl for over a week off Colombo, Sri Lanka has nearly burned itself out. Firefighting operations have further

May 30, 2021
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Thursday, May 27, 2021
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X-Press Pearl Response Continues Off Sri Lanka

Now a full week after the fire started, the MV X-Press Pearl continues to burn at an anchorage off Colombo, Sri Lanka. As of Thursday morning, heavy smoke and

May 27, 2021
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Wednesday, May 26, 2021
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X-Press Pearl Looking Worse for Wear as Raging Fire Continues to Burn

The X-Press Pearl is looking a little worse for wear today as the fire continues to burn for a sixth day at an anchorage off Colombo, Sri Lanka. Efforts

May 26, 2021
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Tuesday, May 25, 2021
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‘X-Press Pearl’ Fire Explodes in Intensity, Ship Evacuated

The crew of the X-Press Pearl have been evacuated after a fire which has burned on board the ship since last week exploded in intensity. Photos released by the

May 25, 2021
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Monday, May 24, 2021
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Chemical Fire on ‘X-Press Pearl’ Under Control Off Colombo, Sri Lanka -Operator

Update (May 25): ‘X-Press Pearl’ Fire Flares Up, Ship Evacuated The fire on board the X-Press Pearl is reported under control at an anchorage off the coast

May 24, 2021
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Friday, May 21, 2021
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Cargo Fire Erupts on Containership Off Sri Lanka

A fire erupted in the cargo area of a containership anchored near Colombo, Sri Lanka on Thursday, and officials suspect chemicals could be to blame. The Sri

May 21, 2021
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