|Abandonment ID:|| 00476|
|Nom du navire:||MR Louis[resolved]|
|Pavillon:||Tanzanie, République Unie de|
|No. OMI (7 chiffres):||8317459|
|Port d'abandon:||Georgetown anchorage, Guyana|
|Date d'abandon:||25 septembre 2020|
|Date de notification:||23 octobre 2020|
|Gouvernement ou entité rapportante:||Fed. int. des ouvriers du transport (ITF)|
|Nombre de marins:||5|
|Nationalités:||Dominique(3); Soudan(1); Colombie(1)|
Previous owner contracted Covid-19 and could no longer manage the vessel so it was sold. Charter took over and acted as owner, providing food and water, but unable to cover all outstanding wages. The vessel has been anchored since 18/01/2020. The crew stayed on board as they are owed 10 months wages.
|Actions entreprises:||22 octobre 2020: L'Etat du Pavillon à été informé|
|Situation concernant le rapatriement:||En attente de rapatriement|
All 5 crew are awaiting repatriation.
Crew have been repatrated.
|Paiement des salaires:||En attente de paiement|
Ongoing negotiations with the new owner of the vessel who has offered an initial 3 months wages to the 3 officers. The other 2 crew members have been paid.
Crew have been paid.
|Commentaires et observations:||Fed. int. des ouvriers du transport (ITF) (21 janvier 2021)|
1 crewmember repatriated by the ITF on 15/11/2020. 1 crewmember awaiting repatriation.
Fed. int. des ouvriers du transport (ITF) (5 mars 2021)
Owed wages totalling $USD 28,700 were paid to the Captain, C/Eng and C/Mate.
The C/Mate was repatriated to Colombia at the expense of the ITF. The other 2 officers refused any ITF assistance to repatriate them and both agreed with the owner to stay on board. Resolved.