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Vega 1


Abandonment ID: 00430
Ship name:Vega 1
7-digit IMO no.:8516756
Port of abandonment:Tuapse, Russia
Abandonment date:November 2019
Notification date:30 March 2020
Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:Non-governmental Organization (ISWAN)
No. of Seafarers:9
Nationalities:Georgia(1); India(5); Turkey(3)
Circumstances:This case is not considered to be COVID-19 related.
Unpaid wages. Want repatriation.
The vessel has been detained by port state control of Tuapse port on Jan 28 2020 for many deficiencies including unpaid wages of almost 5 months.
Harbour master and port administration are providing water and food.
Actions taken:28 February 2020: Flag State informed

Contacted ITF, P&I Club and Indian Embassy in Moscow.
Suggested to file a complaint at and write to flag state and P&I Club.
Repatriation status:Repatriated
All seafarers have returned home.
Payment status:Payment Pending
Outstanding payment is USD 25,298.
Comments and Observations:Govt. of Panama (1 April 2020)
I am adding in copy Capt. Juan Maltez. He should be able to provide more information related to this Vessel.

Non-governmental Organization (1 September 2020)
All seafarers have returned home but they still owe wages for 4 months-21,600 USD

Entered: Thursday - 16 April 2020 at 10:56:00
Last updated: Tuesday - 1 September 2020 at 14:10:52
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