02:24

Fire rages on Singaporean container ship for 7th day off the coast of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

Burnt out Singaporean ship ‘going down’ off Sri Lanka after 13-day fire that triggered ‘worst ever’ marine ecological disaster

  • The near two-week inferno prompted a mammoth clean-up operation as huge volumes of microplastic granules inundated the Sri Lankan coastline
  • Officials now fear the destroyed MV X-Press Pearl will sink with several hundred tonnes of oil still in its fuel tanks

Topic |   Sri Lanka

02:24

Fire rages on Singaporean container ship for 7th day off the coast of Sri Lanka

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