|Abandonment ID:|| 00156|
|7-digit IMO no.:||8203529|
|Port of abandonment:||Port de Bouc, France|
|Abandonment date:||29 June 2010|
|Notification date:||17 September 2010|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||ITF|
|No. of Seafarers:||8|
|Circumstances:||The company abandoned the crew after difficult negotiations. Vessel was arrested on behalf of the crew and a partial settlement reached involving the cargo interests.|
|Actions taken:||17 September 2010: Other|
This case received a lot of national media attention ¿ TV, newspapers and Radio. Worked together with local seamen¿s club and maritime authorities.
|Repatriation status:||17 September 2010: Repatriated|
Repatriated by the French government.
|Payment status:||17 September 2010: Payment Pending|
1-5 months unpaid wages.