Black box of MV X-Press Pearl handed over to CID

Amani Nilar | Published: 9:27 AM Jun 6 2021
Local Black box of MV X-Press Pearl handed over to CID

The voyage data recorder (Black box) of the burnt container ship MV X-Press Pearl has been handed over to the CID, Police Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana says.

The Police Media Spokesman said that the data contained in the black box will be analyzed with the statements received.

Moreover, he said that about 20 statements have been obtained regarding the fire on the ship so far.

Meanwhile, the Marine Environmental Protection Authority (MEPA) mentioned that a compensation has already been sought from the relevant shipping company for the economic damage caused by the ship.

Amani Nilar | Published: 9:27 AM Jun 6 2021

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