The committee appointed to estimate the complete extent of harm by the container vessel MV X-Press Pearl which shipwrecked close to Sri Lanka’s west coast is anticipated to current their interim report on November 30. Marine Atmosphere Safety Authority (MEPA) Chairman Dharshani Lahandupura mentioned the 40-member knowledgeable committee is headed by a Senior Professor of Environmental Economics. She mentioned the operators of the vessel, X-Press Feeders have awarded the tender to clear the particles on the seabed to Resolve Marine Salvage Firm. It has been discovered that there have been 338 items of particles probably linked to the ship, scattered on the seabed. The vessel which was carrying hazardous cargo, caught fireplace off the coast of Colombo in Might this yr destroying the marine ecosystem and marine life to a terrific extent. The salvaging of the ship shall be carried out by a Chinese language firm.