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 sinking, the ship’s...

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 country’s worst-ever...

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 chemical leak last month,...

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 thousands of kilometers by ocean currents, impacting...

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 plastics caught fire 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 confirmed. Salvors boarded...

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 coast of Colombo, Sri Lanka....

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 reduced the...

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 small...

May 27, 2021
Total Views: 12087

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 to...

May 26, 2021
Total Views: 27681

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 Sri...

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 of Colombo, Sri...

May 24, 2021
Total Views: 14515

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 Lankan Navy said...

May 21, 2021
Total Views: 6542