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Captain of gasoline-leak tanker fined by Sri Lanka courtroom

Captain of gasoline-leak tanker fined by Sri Lanka courtroom

Science and Nature
The captain of a fire-broken supertanker that leaked gasoline off the hover of Sri Lanka has been fined 12 million rupees ($65,000) for inflicting the spill and failing to expose officials of the environmental ruin. The Panamanian-registered Fresh Diamond, travelling from Kuwait to India with 270,000 tonnes of impolite oil, became passing by Sri Lanka's east hover when the fireplace broke out on the beginning of September. Firefighters succeeded in inserting out the blaze, and the impolite remained unaffected however about a of the tanker's gasoline leaked. The captain, Steiros Ilias Kardany, pleaded responsible Wednesday to the 2 counts and became ordered to pay 12 million rupees. The Chairman of the Marine Environment Protection Agency (MEPA) talked about carcasses of ...