|Abandonment ID:|| 00719|
|Nombre del buque:||TERESA|
|Bandera:||San Vincente y las Granadinas|
|Puerto de abandono:||At anchorage in Cristobal, Panamá|
|Fecha de abandono:||9 Diciembre 2022|
|Fecha de notificación:||19 Diciembre 2022|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||Fed. Int. de los Trabajadores del Trasporte (ITF)|
|No. de marinos:||8|
|Circunstancias:||P&I : Unknown|
Type : Articulated Pusher Tug
The crew has been left abandoned without provisions & fresh water, several of them request medical attention. There is a claim of wages for almost two months, all of them are over contract and have repeatedly requested their repatriation.
One of them is on board over a year. Most of ships certificates are expired; crew claims to have been left for over two months isolated without satellite connection because the company didn’t pay it.
|Acciones tomadas:||19 Diciembre 2022: Flag State informed|
Opened negotiations with the company, giving them the chance to pay and repatriate the crew. Good words, any action. Daily contact with crew.
|Estado de la repatriación:||19 Diciembre 2022: Repatriation pending|
8 seafarers seek urgent repatriation. All of them over contract.
|Estado del pago:||19 Diciembre 2022: Payment Pending|
US$74,608.74 (till 15th December) Not including those that signed off and did not get paid.
|Comentarios y observaciones:||Fed. Int. de los Trabajadores del Trasporte (ITF) (19 Diciembre 2022)|
It´s a top priority case, the vessel is at anchorage and the crew reports she´s unseaworthy.
Panamá (6 Enero 2023)
In response to your communication of inclusion to the Database of the vessel TERESA”, with IMO No. 9175016 (Flag of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines), I proceed to inform you that the Panama Maritime Authority carried out a PSC Inspection, on December 29, 2022, resulting in the detention of the aforementioned vessel.
The results of such inspection were duly notified to the Flag of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, on January 03, 2023.