|Abandonment ID:|| 00479|
|Ship name:||Kumi Maru No. 3|
|7-digit IMO no.:||8879055|
|Port of abandonment:||Kaohsiung, Taiwan|
|Abandonment date:||20 October 2020|
|Notification date:||26 October 2020|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||ITF|
|No. of Seafarers:||10|
|Nationalities:||China(1); Indonesia(1); Myanmar(8)|
Shortages of food, water and fuel.
Vessel is currently stuck on a sandbank and the crew have to walk ashore at low tide to get food.
Negotiations with the company in Taiwan and the owners in Japan.
ITF is looking into providing emergency supplies.
|Repatriation status:||Repatriation pending|
6 crew members are awiting repatriation.
|Payment status:||Payment Pending|
USD 53,200 (7 months) for the 6 crew.
|Comments and Observations:||ITF (26 October 2020)|
Flag is currently unknown.
Sierra Leone flag state confirmed that the vessel was registered under provisional registration which expired on 07/02/2020.
The vessel never proceeded with permanent registration and was consequently removed from the registry.