|Abandonment ID:|| 00340|
|Ship name:||[Avonmoor- resolved]|
|7-digit IMO no.:||9145279|
|Port of abandonment:||Casablanca, Morocco|
|Abandonment date:||20 January 2018|
|Notification date:||28 October 2017|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||ITF|
|No. of Seafarers:||16|
|Circumstances:||Same owner as Jerna S, Sanad, and Aman – all abandoned. Vessel was previously abandoned in Malta. Crew unpaid since December, problems with provisions and supply of fuel oil. No electrical power on board, vessel was in blackout. Some delays while P&I listened to owner’s stories in spite of previous experience|
|Actions taken:||9 April 2018: Other|
Liaison with crew, Port State authorities together with local ITF affiliated unions, Ukrainian embassy, P&I club and local agent.
|Repatriation status:||9 April 2018: Repatriated|
|Payment status:||9 April 2018: Paid|
Finally P&I paid up until end of March in advance. Crew repatriated with remaining wages on 09 April 2018.
|Comments and Observations:||ITF (9 April 2018)|
Once the P&I was persuaded about the owner’s attitude and having witnessed his repeated defaulting, things moved at a very good pace between ITF and P&I. Ship managers also contributed by providing the required details.