|Abandonment ID:|| 00176|
|Ship name:||Nafto Cement XVI|
|Flag:||St. Vincent & Grenadines|
|7-digit IMO no.:||7373729|
|Port of abandonment:||Valencia, Spain|
|Abandonment date:||April 2011|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||Govt. of Philippines (Department of Labour and Employment)|
|No. of Seafarers:||12|
|Circumstances:||Vessel was place under judicial arrest by the Spanish Guardia Civil.|
|Actions taken:||20 July 2011: Other|
The Department of Labour and Employment required the employer to provide the airline tickets to repatriate the 12 Filipino Seafarers.
|Repatriation status:||5 July 2011: Repatriated|
All 12 seafarers were repatriated to the Philippines on 05 July 2011.
|Payment status:||20 July 2011: Payment Pending|
Claims for unpaid wages and other benefits have been filed against the employer through the Department of Labour and Employment.
|Comments and Observations:||Govt. of Philippines (20 July 2011)|
Repatriation arrangement were coordinated by the Department of Labour and Employment.