Compensation Received From Ship Only For Dousing Fire


According to Attorney general department Rs.442 Million was paid by the owners of MT New Diamond oil ship recently.

The compensation was paid in relation to expenses incurred by government stakeholders for dousing the fire. However no compensation made so far marine pollution caused by the ship. MT New Diamond is a 20-year old crude oil tanker that is 333 meters long and 60 meters wide, and sailed with a Japanese certificate and is registered in Panama.