Related to the press release under the title ‘Fire breaks out on Panama-flagged New Diamond oil tanker’ issued on 03rd September 2020 at 1800 hrs
The Sri Lanka Navy, Sri Lanka Air Force, the Indian Coast Guard and the Indian Navy, Sri Lanka Ports Authority are currently working together to control the fire that erupted after an explosion of a boiler in the main engine room of MT New Diamond, an oil tanker sailing 38 nautical miles off Sangamankanda Point east of Sri Lankan seas, around 8.00 a.m. on 03rd September 2020.
04 Sep 2020
Press ReleaseFire breaks out on Panama-flagged New Diamond oil tanker
The Navy responding immediately to a distress signal of an explosion of a boiler followed by fire erupted in the main engine room of MT New Diamond, an oil tanker sailing 38 nautical miles off Sangamankanda Point east of Sri Lanka, promptly dispatched a group of emergency relief serving ships to the location for relief assistance today (03rd September 2020).
03 Sep 2020
Navy assists apprehension of 04 suspects with 696g of ICE
The Navy in coordination with Katharagama Police STF carried out a special search operation in Pannegamuwa and Debarawewa, Tissamaharama on 02nd September 2020 and had apprehended 04 suspects with 696g of Crystal Methamphetamine (ICE).
03 Sep 2020