Sri Lanka recovers black box from sinking ship

Sri Lanka recovers black box from sinking ship

A black box from a ship loaded with chemical and plastic that is sinking off Sri Lanka has been located, officials said Sunday, as investigators probe what caused the vessel to catch fire.

Sri Lanka sued over ship disaster as possible oil spill looms

Sri Lanka sued over ship disaster as possible oil spill looms

Environmentalists on Friday sued the Sri Lankan government and operators of a container ship loaded with chemicals and plastic that burned offshore for almost two weeks, as international experts prepared to deal with a possible oil spill.

Sri Lanka ship fire extinguished after 13 days

Sri Lanka ship fire extinguished after 13 days

A fire aboard a cargo ship off Sri Lanka was finally extinguished Tuesday after a 13-day international operation, the navy said.