Unloading of diesel cargo begins


The unloading of a super diesel cargo, which was scheduled for 24 August, but was delayed due to bank clearances, began yesterday (25).

Minister of Power and Energy Kanchana Wijesekara said the auto diesel cargo, scheduled to arrive yesterday (25), will commence unloading today (26).

He said, Ceylon Petroleum Storage Terminal Limited (CPSTL) distribution was scheduled to continue during the night yesterday (25), to make up for the delays.

Meanwhile, Petrol is distributed in combination with diesel to most filling stations. “The delay in unloading diesel has disrupted the distribution of petrol. (We are) Working overnight to cover up the delays,” Wijesekara tweeted yesterday. (TR)