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SHIP NAME: Kriti Star KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 3
source IMO_HNS
type A
volume
material gasoline
dead 4
link http://folk.uio.nor/erikro/WWW/HNS/INF-2.pdf

Fire broke out spreading to a tug alongside. Four crew members from the tug were killed.


source Planet Ark
type A
volume
material
dead 4
link

Three seamen were killed and another was missing from a tugboat that rushed to help the burning Greek-registered Kriti Gold early on Monday, marine ministry officials said.

The tanker's captain, his second officer and two of the refinery's staff have been charged with manslaughter, arson, pollution and negligence.

The Kriti Gold, owned by the Vardinoyannis family, was unloading on Monday at the Hellenic Petroleum refinery platform off Thessaloniki when cables broke during stormy weather at 3:50 a.m. (0150 GMT), a ministry official said.

"There was a massive amount of petrol in the sea but it's difficult to say whether it came from the tanker or the refinery pipes," the official said.

A fire broke out on the tanker and the tugboat Agios Georgios which rushed to help was engulfed by flames, he said. The tugboat captain and two seamen were found burned to death. A fourth crewman was still missing.

The fire on the tanker was brought under control.

Story by Dina Kyriakidou


source CTX
type D
volume
material
dead 4
link

Assuming mooring system failed in high winds but need confirmation. Alos need spill volume. As usual, Greek Marine Ministry report is not public. Maybe court case has more facts.

IMO_HNS says ship was loaded with 23000t of gasoline.