Eurobulker-X

Greece,Mediterranean

Galea was a bulk carrier built bu Asilleros Easpanoles S.A in Spain, and was launched in 1974 for Naviera Galea. SHe changed both names and owners several times before she sailed as Eurobulker X for Silverline Marine Corporation under Cambodian flag. While she laid at anchor outside the port in Lefkandi loading a cargo of cement destined for Alexandria in Egypt, she broke in two and sank 1. September 2000. An oil leak polluted the nearby areas, but a major disaster was avoided due to quick response from the authorities and volunteers. The wreck rest today in two parts on a depth down to 30 meter outside Lefkandi.


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Eurobulker-X
Galea, Alangos, Matumba, Milos
196,0 x 24,3 x 11,2 m
     
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19473 grt
Seville ( ES ) 1974
( KH )


Last updated: November 2020