On the 26th of September, The Owners and Salvors of the distressed Crude Oil Tanker, the MT New Diamond, informed Attorney General Dappula De Livera of their agreement to immediately settle in full the claim of Rs. 442 Million.
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Speaking to News 1st on Thursday (01), State Counsel Nishara Jayaratne, the Coordinating Officer to the Attorney General said the Marine Environment Protection Authority had also informed the Attorney General of the fact the relevant authorities have been informed and instructed, that approval permitting the MT New Diamond to leave Sri Lankan waters will only be granted after the negotiations are completed regarding oil pollution damage.