From the life at sea | BOW FLOWER, built by Wartsila Finland OY for Odfjell Tankers in 1975. Sold and renamed BOW GERD in 1989. Scrapped in 2003
The VLCC Tanker, ENERGY CONCENTRATION | Built: 1970 | Dwt: 217.675 | Scrapped: 1981, had an accident occured while disharging in Rotterdam (Europoort) on 21. July 1980. This crash of an apparant explosion turned out to be the hull of ENERGY CONCENTRATION having cracked - due to an incorrect discharge procedure. As a consequence her mid section had lifted partly out of the water, her stern and fore section were partly submerged and touching the buttum. She was, in fact, resting on the buttom of Europoort almost in two pieces and still with most of her heavy oil cargo on board.
Later the port reopened and her cargo was safely discharged. The tanker, however, was a loss and consequently cut into two clean sections, which then were sold for scrapping. The fore section was brought to Split, Yugoslavia and the after section, with engine room and accomodation, to Barcelona, Spain, to be broken up
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