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

On 30 January 2000,the Sletreal was waiting to load its cargo of crude at Cardenas,Cuba when there was an explosion on board, thought to be caused by crude oil vapours. The Liberian tanker broke in two and one part sank (picture right). Three crew members were killed in the accident.


source CTX
type D
volume
material
dead 3
link

Picture at IMO_HNS shows ship failed in sag indicating explosion was amidships. Ship probably less than 10000 dwt. Looks like poor inerting or possibly hotwork, but no info.