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Saturday June 3rd, 2023

Sri Lanka to fight Express Pearl marine damages claim in UK and Singapore courts

The expert committee appointed has estimated the total damage to 6.4 billion US dollars.

May 11, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka establishes committee to investigate aircraft incidents

From 2003 – 2021, Sri Lanka has encountered around 2,700 aircraft accidents and incidents.

March 23, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka starts new beach clean-up after X-Press Pearl disaster

The cleaning program was initiated at Crow Island beach in Mattakkuliya.

March 12, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka awaits salvage of X-Press Pearl wreck to make second damage claim

Salvage had been delayed due to bad weather

February 1, 2023 2 min read
Petrol burn deaths increase in forex-starved Sri Lanka as households store fuel in cans

Munasinghe said petrol burns are more severe than kerosene burns.

Sri Lanka's Litro Gas says gas explosions linked to substandard regulators, tubes

Litro Gas supplies 80 percent of the liquid petroleum gas (LPG) cylinder market in Sri Lanka.

Fire accidents in Sri Lanka LP gas leak raise safety questions

Human negligence blamed for the explosions

Mahadiya Hamza
November 26, 2021 3 min read

MEPA specialists aboard New Diamond tanker to collect fuel samples

A team of specialists from the Marine Environment Protection Authority (MEPA) was deployed this morning to collect all f...

Imesh Ranasinghe
September 14, 2020 1 min read
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