MT New Diamond: Captain appears before Colombo Chief Magistrate
The Captain of the ‘MT New Diamond’ oil tanker appeared before the Colombo Chief Magistrate today (28).
He has appeared before the Magistrate on a court order issued previously.
The ship caught on fire twice in the first week of September.
However, the fire was doused with the assistance of the Indian Coast Guard, Sri Lanka Navy and several other parties.
The ship's owners have claimed that they will pay the Sri Lankan Government's interim claim of Rs 340 million.