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[Alois - resolved]


Abandonment ID: 00071
Ship name:[Alois - resolved]
7-digit IMO no.:9094119
Port of abandonment:Harlingen, Netherlands
Abandonment date:25 2008
Notification date:1 2008
Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:Govt. of United States
No. of Seafarers:5
Nationalities:Mexico(1); United States(4)
Circumstances:Vessel owner has reportedly ceased paying crew and providing for basic necessities. Crew reports that they are relying upon local charity for their basic subsistence.
Actions taken:1 2008: Flag State informed
US Coast Guard officials based in Rotterdam have been in regular contact with the crew and offered to provide assistance and advised seafarers of availability of further potential assistance from US consulate. US Coast Guard officials have identified numerous safety deficiencies and have unsuccessfully attempted to work with shipowner resolve crew and safety issues.

27 2008: Other
Port state informs that seafarers were 4 USA nationals and 1 Mexican national. However, only 3 seafarers left on board to date.
Repatriation status:1 2008: Other
Crewmembers remain onboard

27 2008: Other
Port state reports that 2 persons repatriated and 3 persons still on board.
Payment status:1 2008: Other
Crewmembers report that they are due considerable unpaid back wages

27 2008: Other
Port state reports that one person has been paid and four persons not yet paid.
Comments and Observations:Govt. of United States (1 2008)
Further information will be provided as soon as it is developed and verified by the US Coast Guard

Govt. of Netherlands (27 2008)
Port state confirmed the case and provided updated information. Port state control officer, Harlingen Seaport, reported that the vessel was stopped because of non-payment of bills. US consulate in The Hague has been informed by the claimants.

ITF (25 2016)
Case resolved

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