|Abandonment ID:|| 00229|
|Ship name:||[Yilmaz Ayanoglu - resolved]|
|7-digit IMO no.:||9166510|
|Port of abandonment:||Dakar, Senegal|
|Abandonment date:||7 June 2015|
|Notification date:||16 July 2015|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||ITF|
|No. of Seafarers:||13|
|Circumstances:||Crew are unpaid for 6 months. No provisions on board. No contact from the owner. Charterer offered repatriation but not to settle wage claim.|
Letter sent to Turkish Ministry of Labour on 01 July 2015, but no reply up to now. ITF contacts in Dakar and Turkey are providing assistance. Exploring possibility of support from charterer or legal arrest in Dakar.
Master and Chief Cook of the vessel did accept the repatriation.
|Payment status:||Payment Pending|
USD 100,809 (6 months wages)
|Comments and Observations:||ITF (16 December 2016)|