Oil leak reported from Port – Kolonnawa supply line; bowsers dispatched (Watch video)

Oil leak reported from Port – Kolonnawa supply line; bowsers dispatched (Watch video)

Written by Staff Writer

01 Feb, 2015 | 4:55 pm

A leak has been reported in the oil supply line that carries oil from the Colombo Port to Kolonnawa.

President of the Ceylon Petroleum Storage Terminals, Roshan Gunawardana stated that the leak was detected close to the  Kambikottuwa area in Orugodawatta.

Bowsers have been deployed to collect the oil that is leaking.

 

The leak has occurred when the supply line was conveying aircraft fuel. Authorities stated that repairs are under way to fix the leak, and restore the supply of oil.

 

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