x-press pearl

SL media reported today(14-Jun), The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of Sri Lanka arrested the captain of MV X-Press Pearl. The captain was produced before a Magistrate, who ordered his release on a personal bond of Rs. 2 million. The skipper of the ship was also given a travel ban by the Magistrate. MV X-Press Pearl
The beaches of Sri Lanka are encrusted with plastic Greenpeace.org reported (June 4); Another avoidable shipping calamity is plastic pollution in Sri Lanka waters. Government corruption and a plastics addiction are wreaking havoc on the world's oceans. After a chemical leak provoked a response in the ship's cargo, the Singapore-registered X Press Pearl cargo vessel