|Abandonment ID:|| 00014|
|Nom du navire:||Maha [disputed]|
|No. OMI (7 chiffres):||6509709|
|Port d'abandon:||Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire)|
|Date d'abandon:||5 mars 2004|
|Date de notification:||5 mars 2004|
|Gouvernement ou entité rapportante:||Fed. int. des ouvriers du transport (ITF)|
|Nombre de marins:||10|
|Circonstances:||Extended stay in the port of Abidjan due to mechanical problem. |
UPDATE 06/05: Ship arrested. Court on strike for months.
|Actions entreprises:||2004: Autres|
ITF provided assistance and advice.
avril 2005: Autres
ISF: Advised by ITF.
|Situation concernant le rapatriement:||2005: En attente de rapatriement|
avril 2005: Autres
ISF: Vessel still there. No crew on board.
|Paiement des salaires:||En attente de paiement|
Claim for wages outstanding.
|Commentaires et observations:||Fed. int. des ouvriers du transport (ITF) (2004)|
Crew contacted ITF for assistance. Informed the ITF that they were signed off by the shipowner in December 2003. They reported being forcibly removed from the ship although they held contracts running to May 2004. The seafarers were claiming two months wages. Reported that the shipowner had not provided funds since December 2003. Actions undertaken locally - case reported to the Maritime Labour Inspection, and the Labour Court.
OIT/OMI (février 2006)
Joint letter co-signed by ILO Director general and IMO Secretary General to the Flag State administration, urging them to facilitate the resolution of this case.
Fed. int. des ouvriers du transport (ITF) (28 mars 2006)
UPDATE: No further information available.
Autre (2 août 2006)
The ILO has received copy of a letter sent by the Belize Registry to the IMO, whereby INMARBE precises that the vessel's registration with Belize was cancelled on 29th March 2001. This was reiterated in a letter from INMARBE, dated 21 December 2006.
Fed. int. des ouvriers du transport (ITF) (21 janvier 2008)
No further information is known regarding this vessel.
Fed. int. des ouvriers du transport (ITF) (25 novembre 2016)
The case is closed but the seafarers have not received all outstanding wages.