|Abandonment ID:|| 00281|
|Nombre del buque:||[Palanga Spirit - resolved]|
|Bandera:||San Vincente y las Granadinas|
|Puerto de abandono:||Las Palmas|
|Fecha de abandono:||17 Febrero 2017|
|Fecha de notificación:||24 Abril 2017|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||Fed. Int. de los Trabajadores del Trasporte (ITF)|
|No. de marinos:||16|
|Nacionalidades:||Rusia, Federación de(3); Ucrania(10)|
|Circunstancias:||Vessel came from Port of Spain; crew had not received their wages since December and some of them from previous contracts. Vessel detained by PSC in Las Palmas due to MLC 2006 and Technical issues. The vessel holds insurance for MLC A2.5.2, with the Swedish club, but the Piraeus office disputes the interpretation of the MLC.|
Contacted P&I club who refused assistance, dealing with Shipping Agent, Ship-owner. Industrial Actions taken by the crew. Request of assistance to PSC in Las Palmas
|Estado de la repatriación:||Repatriation pending|
No repatriations offered, crew refuses to leave until they have their salaries.
|Estado del pago:||Payment Pending|
Months of February, March.
|Comentarios y observaciones:||España (8 Mayo 2017)|
The Govt. of Spain asked the below comments to be added.
“Spain has not received any notification or has no grounds to consider that the ship has been abandoned in accordance with the information available as of the end of April 2017”
Fed. Int. de los Trabajadores del Trasporte (ITF) (17 Mayo 2017)
From: Katie Higginbottom [mailto:Higginbottom_Katie@itf.org.uk]
Sent: mercredi 17 mai 2017 09:49
To: Noh, Jinhak
Subject: FW: PALANGA SPIRIT - good news!...
After a few false hopes, I’m pleased to report that the Palanga Spirit case now appears to be resolved.
Fed. Int. de los Trabajadores del Trasporte (ITF)
Company has now paid salaries up to February.