No sign of oil or chemical spill from MV X-Press Pearl so far
Posted on June 3rd, 2021

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia

Colombo, June 3 (SLPA): A joint operation in coordinating with local authorities and the Indian Coast Guard to mitigate the impact of the possible environmental damage due to the fire on MV X-Press Pearl continued on June 3.

Salvors and other officials have confirmed that the vessel’s aft portion is sitting on the seabed at a depth of about 21 meters.

No signs of oil or chemical spills have been detected so far.

X Press Pearl June-3-2021, Photo: SLPA

Th Sri Lanka Navy, Indian Coast Guard, salvos and local authorities who have capabilities to respond to any signs of oil pollution are presently on the scene and are keenly monitoring the situation.

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