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IN PICTURES: Sri Lanka braces for it’s worst ever marine disaster

An environmental disaster off the coast of Sri Lanka got worse after a large container ship carrying chemicals and plastic caught fire, sank and could now begin an ‘almost inevitable’ oil spill making it one of Sri Lanka’s worst-ever marine disasters. The MV X-Press Pearl has nearly 350 tonnes of oil in its fuel tanks. […]

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Burnt chemical cargo ship off Colombo sinks to the bottom of the sea bed

A cargo ship carrying tonnes of chemicals is sinking off Sri Lanka’s west coast, the country’s government and navy said, in one of Sri Lanka’s worst-ever marine disasters. The Singapore-registered MV X-Press Pearl was carrying 1,486 containers, including 25 tonnes of nitric acid, along with other chemicals and cosmetics that were loaded at the port […]

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China spending $150 million to build massive duplicate of Titanic themed theme-park

Ocean liner Titanic that made its ill-fated maiden voyage more than a century ago will be brought back to life at a landlocked Chinese theme park where tourists can soon splash out for a night on a full-scale replica. The project’s main backer was inspired to recreate the world’s most infamous cruise liner by the […]

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Another ship ‘floating in the sky’ spotted off the coast of England

A cruise liner was photographed as if it’s floating in mid-air in the latest such sighting of a bizarre optical illusion. The Anthem of the Seas cruise liner was spotted as if hovering above the sea off the coast of Bournemouth, Dorset, on Wednesday this week. A trick of the light made it appear suspended in […]