Lloyd's List is part of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call UK support at +44 (0)20 3377 3996 / APAC support at +65 6508 2430

Printed By

UsernamePublicRestriction
UsernamePublicRestriction

Oil leak fears from burning VLCC off Sri Lanka

The fire on board New Diamond which reignited on Monday evening was doused and boundary cooling is being done to prevent reignition. The Sri Lankan Navy has spotted a small patch of oil approximately 1 km away from the vessel

The 20 crew members rescued by the Sri Lankan Navy have been transferred to to the port of Hambantota and isolated due to coronavirus concerns. Meanwhile, the master of New Diamond remains on the scene with the firefighting crew assisting with the operation, with the diesel leak suspected to have come from tanks near the now flooded engine room

Related Content

Topics

UsernamePublicRestriction

Register

LL1134044

Ask The Analyst

Please Note: You can also Click below Link for Ask the Analyst
Ask The Analyst

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts

Cancel