While lying in Guanabara Bay, Rio de Janiero, in a ballast condition
undergoing maintenance repairs on April 2, 1981,
three explosions occurred in the No 3 hold
of the 131,812 dwt Brazilian ore/oil motor vessel Jari.
Fire immediatedly followed of the vessel
which then settled to the bottom.
The explosions caused extensive damaged to the midships section,
which was badly holed.
After being declared a CTL, it was decided to repair the vessel
but, after eventually being rasied on Decmebr 18,
she did not enteer drydock until October 30, 1982.
Renamed Jacui, she completed repairs in April 1983.