|Abandonment ID:|| 00134|
|Ship name:||Tor Atlantic|
|7-digit IMO no.:||8027585|
|Port of abandonment:||La Plata, Argentina|
|Abandonment date:||September 2009|
|Notification date:||9 December 2009|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||ITF|
|No. of Seafarers:||9|
|Nationalities:||Argentina(2); Cuba(2); Panama(1); Peru(3); Uruguay(1)|
|Circumstances:||After media attention the terminal re-supplied potable water and electrical energy. Ship is under legal arrest since 30-12-2009. Legal claim is for six (6) months without payments for all crew members, repatriation cost for foreign seafarers, food cost (two months), hold cleaning and some things more... plus interest amounting to around US$160,000.|
Money has been recovered for May and June 2009.
|Actions taken:||13 January 2010: Other|
Lawyers, Maritime Authorities, Consulates, Flag State, Owner and Local Agent were contacted.
|Repatriation status:||13 January 2010: Repatriation pending|
Four seafarers were repatriated. One Panamanian and Peruvian on Dec. 12th. (own cost). Two Peruvian more on Dec. 26th. (Consulate cost). Five seafarers remain on board.
|Payment status:||13 January 2010: Payment Pending|
6 months remuneration outstanding.