Thu, 02 Dec 2021 Today's Paper

Ship carrying cement runs aground off Trinco: No signs of water seeping into ship or oil spill

24 January 2021 10:40 am - 1     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

No damage has been caused to the bulk carrier ‘MV Eurosun’ which was sailing under Liberian flag with a shipment of over 33,000 MT and ran aground at Little Basses, the Navy said.
 
The ship was en route to Trincomalee from the port of Abu Dhabi Port in the UAE ran aground at Little Basses which is about 5.5 nautical miles (10km) off the southeastern coast of the island.

On receipt of a distress call to the Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC in Colombo), a Sri Lanka Navy rescue ship and craft were rushed to the scene from the ports of Hambantota and Galle yesterday afternoon.

The Sri Lanka Navy ship and craft boarded with Navy divers have reached MV Eurosun and conducted the preliminary investigation.

The Navy said that there was no sign of water seeping into the ship or oil spillage to the ocean.

Further, an SLAF aircraft conducted an aerial reconnaissance in the area to capture aerial footage, following a request by the Navy.

The MRCC, which is Colombo located at the Navy HQ is carefully observing the development into the mishap, the Navy said.

  Comments - 1

  • Jaffna logic Sunday, 24 January 2021 11:14 AM

    I have nothing to say because the Vessel has no Indian connection.


Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment





A Sri Lankan giving dignified burials to unclaimed bodies for five decades

After their death, most people are memorialized at a service, surrounded by g

Focus on Laggala Gem mining big shots bigger than the law

The truth is now being uncovered regarding an illegal mining racket in state

How and why the TNA was formed twenty years ago

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) is now twenty years of age. The premier pol

India lays emphasis on culture diplomacy with Sri Lanka

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wanted to inaugurate the Kushinagar Inter