[Orient Star - resolved]
|Abandonment ID:|| 00057|
|Ship name:||[Orient Star - resolved]|
|7-digit IMO no.:||7104398|
|Port of abandonment:||Aviles, Spain|
|Abandonment date:||20 November 2007|
|Notification date:||22 November 2007|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||ITF|
|No. of Seafarers:||13|
|Circumstances:||The ship is in a substandard condition, there is a list of 20° since 17th November and PSC are treating it as an emergency situation. The crew have not been paid for the month of October and the company has ceased to supply provisions. The Red Cross of Aviles is providing food on board.|
|Actions taken:||22 November 2007: Flag State informed|
ITF inspector has contacted the Filipino Embassy in Madrid, the Flag State representative in Spain & the Filipino Labour Office. No response from the shipowner or insurance company.
|Repatriation status:||22 November 2007: Other|
|Payment status:||22 November 2007: Other|
|Comments and Observations:||International Maritime Organisation (2 January 2008)|
The following information was received from Spain, via the IMO: "Last Friday, December 7th, 2007, at 0700, the Philippine crew, consisting of 13 people, landed directly to a bus that took them to the airport, to fly to the Philippines. According to the ITF, the owner was the one who paid the bills and payroll including arrears as early as November".
The ITF has agreed that the case is resolved.