The supercoasters were built in the late 80’s through to the early 90’s, and multi-purpose dry cargo vessels, capable of transporting over 260 shipping containers at a time,
After colliding with a bulk carrier in Anchorage, she sustained damage from shifting cargo during heavy seas between Durban and Singapore. She was was repaired in South Africa before suffering another engine failure during a storm in the Norwegian sea, the owners decided to cut their losses and that became her last trip.
After the storm Rubin was laid up in an abandoned in the corner of an old industrial port for a couple of years before fading away under tow to a breakers yard.
After a disgusting swim through the oil containing skirt, we climbed up the mooring lines and inside…