New Diamond: Owners to settle compensation

2020-09-24 at 13:35

The owners of the Panamanian Crude Oil Tanker ‘MT New Diamond’ have agreed to fully settle, the interim compensation claim of Government Stakeholders for Rs. 340 Million in costs incurred to douse the flame and estimated costs of marine environment pollution caused by the disaster.

Coordinating Officer of the Attorney General State Counsel Nishara Jayaratne stated the owners of the vessel accordingly expressed their agreement to the Attorney General to settle the claim in full.