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Abandonment ID: 00413
7-digit IMO no.:9104081
Port of abandonment:Port of Djibouti
Abandonment date:15 September 2019
Notification date:19 November 2019
Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:Govt. of Greece (Ministry of Maritme Affairs and Insular Policy)
Nationalities:Greece(2); Philippines
Circumstances:The vessel was arrested by government authorities for debts.
Repatriation status:7 November 2019: Repatriated
As of 7 November 2019, 12 seafarers were repatriated from Djibouti by West of England P&I; the remaining seafarers were repatriated on or about 24 November

27 January 2020: Repatriation pending
Permanet Mission of Greece to the Office of the United Nations informed ILO that Greek seafarers have been remained onboard.

5 February 2020: Other
The ILO has addressed an urgent intervention to the Government of Djibouti on 5 February 2020 on this matter.

20 February 2020: Repatriation pending
Following the ILO's intervention, Djibouti government informed the ILO as below.
They launched a mission of enquiry and the enquiry confirmed the reasons why the two ships had been arrested: issuance of 23 confiscation/arrest orders and withdrawal of Liberian flag.
The unmanning of the two ships and the repatriation of the crews are not authorized by the authorities for reasons of port security and public health, non-compliance with their minimum manning certificate and insurance.
A possible solution would be the judicial sale of the two ships.

4 March 2020: Repatriated
It is reported from Greek government that Greek chief engineer has been repatriated on 29 Feb 2020.

Entered: Wednesday - 4 December 2019 at 09:09:02
Last updated: Wednesday - 4 March 2020 at 11:23:06
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