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SHIP NAME: Anopolis KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 2
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Ten die in Romanian Shipyard Blast - June 5, 2001 At least 10 Romanian workers were killed in an explosion on an empty oil tanker undergoing repair work in the Black Sea port of Constanta on June 5. Four workers were unaccounted for as of the writing of the article. They were doing welding work to replace corroded metal panels on the side of the vessel, private Romanian news agency Mediafax reported. Initial reports suggested a welder's torch ignited a mixture of paraffin and mud which fueled the blaze on the vessel.

It was the second fire to engulf the ship, the Anopolis, in the past two weeks and the second oil tanker in the past month to explode in Constanta, 155 miles east of Bucharest. Three shipyard employees were arrested on June 7 in connection with this incident. The chief engineer of the Constata shipyard, Mihai Zdru, and the head of repair operations, Ibram Cetin, were charged with manslaughter, causing injury to others and using false documents. They face up to 15 years in prison. Maritime expert Alaxandru Dima was also arrested and faces unspecified charges for certifying that the ship was carrying no gases and for allowing workers to use open-flame welding.


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Obviously, tank was not gas free for hot work. You would think the first fire would have tightened things up.