GenCargo, imo 7827691, callsgn: vrxv9
L: 145.7m x B: 21.6m, D: 9.4m; 10416 BRT, 15916 DWT, 7200hp Sulzer main engine, 14.8kn.
Built by 3. maj Rijeka/YU/HR (launch Jul 15, 1980, compl. Mar 1981, #601) for Czechoslovak Ocean Shipping (Ceskoslovenska namorni plavba, COS/CNP, Prague, CS).
Sister ships Orlik, Lipno and Orava.
All four ships were originally intended to sail to Persian Gulf with military material, but due to Iraqi-Irani war were operated worldwide.
Slapy (CS/Prague) sailed mainly to Middle East and Indian subcontinent, few voyages to Cuba.
In 1996 sold to Arneb Shipping (or Rastaban Spg.?) of Cyprus, traded as Slapy (CY/Limassol),
in 1998 sold to Hebei Maritime Transport Co. Ltd. and renamed to Hebei 2 (CY/?), later to Hebei Friendship (HK/Hongkong) - sailed with bulk cargo from China to Europe and US Gulf, general cargo from China to Southeast Asia, USA.
In ??? sold to Raban Al-Safina General Tdg. of Dubai/AE and traded as Raban 1 (PA/Panama).