|Abandonment ID:|| 00048|
|Ship name:||[Numo - resolved]|
|7-digit IMO no.:||6704218|
|Port of abandonment:||Aden, Yemen|
|Abandonment date:||22 September 2006|
|Notification date:||27 September 2006|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||ITF|
|No. of Seafarers:||11|
|Circumstances:||Crew not paid for 9.5 months. Owner contacted by ITF. He continues to promise that he will pay, but nothing delivered. Later, a call was received from the crew that the owner had stopped supplying food and water. In addition the vessel is in poor condition.|
|Actions taken:||2 November 2006: Other|
ITF has contacted their regional office in India. Pressure put on the company.
|Repatriation status:||2 November 2006: Repatriation pending|
It is hoped that the crews will be repatriated next week.
|Payment status:||2 November 2006: Payment Pending|
On 31 October the owner paid 95% of crews wages. Apparently the rest will be paid next week and crew are to receive tickets to fly home.
|Comments and Observations:||ITF (2 November 2006)|
This case is being reported for the record and would appear now to be all but resolved.
ITF (18 December 2006)
Wages have now been fully paid and the crew repatriated. This case is now considered to be resolved.