Gerda Kosan

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Photo 1
Author: Ship Hunters collection
Location: (BE) Zeebrugge
Date: 01/09/2005

Photo 2
Author: Ship Hunters collection
Location: (BE) Zeebrugge
Date: 01/09/2005

Administrative data Technical data
name: Gerda Kosan
built: 1992
call sign: ZIQS8
IMO: 9005479
flag: Isle of Man
dimensions: 90.00 x 15.00 x 6.46 m
type: LPG tanker
capacity: 4312m³ tank volume
speed: 15.50 kn

former name(s): new name(s):
Tarquin Mariner ('92-'02) Ocean Primus ('06-'15)
Green Energy ('15-'15)
Venice ('15-'18)
Candy ('18-'19)

We also have pictures of this vessel under the folowing name(s).

Extra info:
On 21/01/2019, while transferring LPG from the vessel to the Maestro (LPG tanker, IMO: 8810700), an explosion occurred, the fire spread to both ships.
The death toll was high, of the 32 sailors, only 12 were rescued by Russians salvage vessels.
For fear of further explosions, it was decided to let the LPG cargo consume so that the blaze would burn out, after 44 days of initial explosion, both vessels were declared total loss
The Candy was allowed to be towed. She was beached in Aliaga (TR) on 31/07/2019

Converted? This vessel is still the same type as it was built.
Museum? No
Scrapping? This vessel was sold to Turkey in the year 2019 for scrapping.
Casualty? Yes, (please look at the extra info box for more information).