Tyutkalo Vitaly, the Russian Captain of X-Press Pearl has been arrested by Sri Lankan authorities.
Sri Lankan Authorities seek an ‘interim claim’ of $40 million, for the damages caused by the ill-fated X-Press Pearl.
Vital emails, relating to the sinking of X-Press Pearl, were deleted by the local agent, a Sri Lankan court was informed.
Sri Lanka braces for an environmental disaster, as X-Press Pearl is sinking.
As of 2nd June, 2021, the fire-ravaged containership, X-Press Pearl is now sinking slowly.
The fire is slowing coming under control, as MV X-Press Pearl continues to burn for the 11th day.