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Monsoon delays X-Press Pearl wreck removal

Seatrade Maritime News 17 Jun 2021
The wreck of container ship Xpress Pearl will remain on the seabed off Sri Lanka until after the South Westerly Monsoon has passed, according to the vessel’s owners ... The ship's Russian captain was arrested and released on bail on suspicion of committing offences under the Marine Pollution Prevention Act, according to reports.

Monsoon must pass before X-Press Pearl wreck removal operation can get underway

Splash24/7 17 Jun 2021
X-Press Feeders, operators of the container ship fire-ravaged 2,700 teu X-Press Pearl, confirmed today that the wreck of the ship is now wholly sitting on the seabed at a depth of 21 m ... Earlier in the week, the ship’s captain was also arrested.

Sri Lanka ship disaster: Is there an oil spill? What’s happening now?

Indian Express 17 Jun 2021
Weeks after a 610-foot chemical-laden cargo ship sunk off the coast of Sri Lanka, the country is grappling with what is widely being described as the biggest maritime disaster it has ever witnessed ... On Monday, the captain of the cargo ship, Vitaly Tyutkalo, was arrested for violating the country’s Marine Pollutions Prevention Act.

Ital Libra Captain’s remains finally delivered to family

Seatrade Maritime News 17 Jun 2021
Related ... As Seatrade Maritime News previously reported the vessel’s owners then declared force majeure on its voyage diverting the ship from Indonesia to Italy to deliver the Captain’s remains to his family ... A similar case involves the Romanian master of the general cargo ship Vantage Waved, who died of cardiac arrest onboard in April ... .

Back home in Italy, marines turn minor celebs, lauded as patriots

The Times of India 17 Jun 2021
A recent article in Il, an Italian newspaper site, describes the two Marines as “illegally held Navy riflemen who escorted the ship Enrica Lexie”. When arrested, Latorre was 45 and married with three children ... arrested and he had served in Afghanistan and Kosovo earlier.


The West Bend News 17 Jun 2021
By. Mark Holtsberry ... His parents, Isaac and Martha A ... H ... Arrested, Charles was sitting in jail, when Sheriff Staley interviewed him, sheriff noting that Charles was grossly ignorant ... Of the other four men that were arrested, each of them were pointing fingers at each other. Charles was held without bond, then shipped to Williams County jail in Bryan ... .

Monsoon delays salvage of fire-ravaged ship off Sri Lanka coast

Al Jazeera 16 Jun 2021
A sinking, fire-damaged container ship could take months to salvage because of rough monsoon seas, Sri Lanka says, as authorities investigate whether the deaths of dozens of turtles and dolphins were caused by the disaster ... Police arrested the ship’s Russian captain, Tyutkalo Vitaly, on Monday.

‘I put my heart, blood and soul into this store’: Mumbai Boutique in Clarksville surviving ...

Carroll County Times 16 Jun 2021
For the past 15 months, Nisha Sheth said she has done everything she can to save her livelihood and her life’s work ... Advertisement ... In 2017 and 2018, she went to India a total of seven times, designing and shipping back supplies for her boutique. Parents of men arrested by Ocean City police on viral video say officers escalated a simple interaction ».

Sri Lanka seeks UN help in assessing damage from ship fire

Yahoo Daily News 15 Jun 2021
APTOPIX Sri Lanka Ship Fire. Sri Lankan navy soldiers walk on the beach looking for plastic debris washed ashore from fire damaged container ship MV X-Press Pearl at Kapungoda, on the outskirts of Colombo, Sri Lanka ... Police arrested the ship’s Russian captain, Tyutkalo Vitaly, on Monday.

Supreme Court quashes murder case against two Italian marines

The Telegraph India 15 Jun 2021
The two marines were guarding the ship and allegedly mistook the two fishermen for pirates. As the Kerala government got the Italian ship to dock at Kochi, arrested the two marines and registered a case of murder and other offences, India and Italy got involved in a diplomatic face-off.

Sri Lankan Police Arrest Captain of Sunken Boxship X-Press Pearl

The Maritime Executive 15 Jun 2021
The master of the sunken container ship X-Press Pearl, Capt. Vitaly Tyutkalo, has been arrested by Sri Lankan authorities and released on bail in connection with the disastrous fire aboard the ship ... The fire started belowdecks in Hold 2, and despite initial signs of success in firefighting efforts, it spread to the deck cargo and engulfed the ship.

Captain of burnt, sunken Sri Lankan container ship arrested after environmental disaster and oil spill fears

Russia Today 14 Jun 2021
The captain of a cargo ship which caught fire and sank off the coast of Sri Lanka earlier this month while transporting almost 1,500 containers of chemicals has been arrested, police said on Monday ... Rohana said the captain was arrested at a hotel where he and the ship’s other staff were staying in the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo.

Sri Lankan court grants bail to captain of fire-ravaged ship

San Francisco Chronicle 14 Jun 2021
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A Sri Lankan court granted bail to the captain of a fire-ravaged container ship on Monday, hours after he was arrested by police, officials said. The ship, the MV X-Press Pearl, is sinking off the country's capital, Colombo, and causing severe environmental pollution.

Sri Lanka arrests captain of burnt MV X-Press Pearl 14 Jun 2021
COLOMBO, June 14 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka's Criminal Investigations Department on Monday arrested the captain of the burnt MV X-Press Pearl container ship which caught fire on the outskirts of the Colombo Port on May 20. Police Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said the captain was arrested ...

Sri Lanka arrests captain of burnt container ship

Straits Times 14 Jun 2021
COLOMBO • Sri Lanka's Criminal Investigation Department (CID) yesterday arrested the captain of the X-Press Pearl container ship which caught fire on the outskirts of Colombo Port on May 20. Police spokesman Ajith Rohana said the captain was arrested at a hotel in the capital ...