|Abandonment ID:|| 00292|
|Ship name:||[Tahsin - resolved]|
|7-digit IMO no.:||9055187|
|Port of abandonment:||Sharpness, UK|
|Abandonment date:||4 June 2017|
|Notification date:||13 July 2017|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||ITF|
|No. of Seafarers:||9|
|Nationalities:||Georgia(2); India(2); Turkey(5)|
|Circumstances:||Vessel detained by MCA on multiple issues including unpaid wages for 3 months, lack of fresh water, no showering facilities. The Master had been on board for 13 months and had an expired contract; the chief officer had been on board for 3 months without a contract. The Indians had paid USD 3,000 to obtain their positions. Wages below ILO minima - the A/B was being paid USD 250/month. Seven crew members were repatriated following intervention of ITF, the Master remained along with the cook who had only joined the vessel a week earlier. Seven new crew came on board between 13-18 June.|
Communication with the company, and UK agencies responsible for investigating cases of modern slavery.
3 Turkish, 2 Georgian and 2 Indian crew members were repatriated by the company.
Outstanding wages of repatriated crew now paid.
|Comments and Observations:||ITF (21 July 2017)|
From: Katie Higginbottom [mailto:Higginbottom_Katie@itf.org.uk]
Sent: vendredi 21 juillet 2017 18:05
Subject: Seccadi, Tahsin and Reggae
Just to let you know, we now consider these UK abandonment cases to be resolved.
This vessel is owned by the same company as the Seccadi and Reggae.