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Abandonment ID: 00414
Ship name:ARYBBAS
7-digit IMO no.:9119983
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 Maritime Affairs and Insular Policy)
Nationalities:Greece(3); Philippines
Circumstances:The vessel was arrested by government authorities for debts.

West of England P&I
Repatriation status:7 November 2019: Other
As of 7 November 2019, 12 seafarers were repatriated from Djibouti by West of England P&I; the remaining will be repartiated by 30 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.

Entered: Monday - 16 December 2019 at 14:38:25
Last updated: Friday - 21 February 2020 at 17:13:09
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