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Burning "Avaj", a NITC Tanker on fire after hit by Iraqi rockets with NIOC tug and Semco tug along site to figth the fires.
( Picture: @ Reinier Meuleman )
IMO No: 7360459
Status: In Service, 1976-Al Rafidain; 1984-Vulcan; 1986-Avaj; 1988:
Total damage off Kharg Island 19.03.1988 (only 4 survivors) & demolished
Builder: Bremer Vulkan, Schiffbau- & Maschinenfabrik, Bremen, Germany (983)
Engine Type: Steam tubines, 29840 kW
The Miramar Ship Index for "BELFRI"
1976 AL RAFIDAIN - 1984 VULCAN - 1986 AVAJ
Hit by IQ missile off Kharg Island, 19 Mar. 1988 : CTL ( only 4 survivors ) & scrapped at Zhongshan 1.04.1989.