IMO 5381588. Bulk Carrier, Built by Short Bros, Sunderland, River Wear, 1961, 12,466gt, diesel, 13.5 knots, Built for 'Skibs A/S Eidsiva', of Oslo, Norway, with 'Sverre Ditlev-Simonsen & Co. Management A/S, as the vessel's managers. History: launched as Virana, a frequent visitor to Auckland, New Zealand - 5 times between Apl. 29 & Sep. 30, 1966. In 1967, the vessel was sold, for a reported £725,000, to 'Panvia Compania Naviera SA' of Monrovia, Liberia, managed by 'M. Marcou Shipping Co. Ltd. 1980, the vessel suffered an engine room fire when at Manzanillo, Mexico. Following that fire, the vessel was sold, for approximately $700,000, to 'Audacity Maritime Corp.' ('Audacity'), 'Naval Engineering Dynamics Ltd.' the managers, both of Piraeus, & renamed Martis (often referred to as Matis). Audacity had the vessel towed, by Englishman, to Piraeus, to effect repairs (left Manzanillo on Mar. 15, 1980, arrived at Piraeus on May 25, 1980. 1984 borken up. RK