|Abandonment ID:|| 00139|
|Ship name:||[Jameela Star - resolved]|
|7-digit IMO no.:||6727301|
|Port of abandonment:||Pozzallo (Sicily)|
|Abandonment date:||21 April 2010|
|Notification date:||22 April 2010|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||ITF|
|No. of Seafarers:||9|
|Nationalities:||Syrian Arab Republic(8); Egypt(1)|
|Circumstances:||The vessel is detained in the port of Pozzallo since 17 February 2010. Before the scheduled departure of the ship 7 Egyptian seafarers deserted and went underground. As a result the police arrested the captain taking him to the Criminal Court for the crime of aiding illegal immigration. The Magistrate confirmed the arrest and proceeded to order the confiscation of the vessel. Nine seafarers remain on board. Owners have stopped supplying provisions to the vessel, currently food is being provided by local Stella Maris.|
|Actions taken:||29 April 2010: Other|
Ongoing negotiations with the harbourmaster, shipping agency, Syrian embassy and the lawyer.
|Repatriation status:||29 April 2010: Repatriation pending|
11 June 2010: Repatriated
The Master was repatriated on the 12th of May and the rest of the crew members were repatriated on the 9th of May.
|Payment status:||29 April 2010: Payment Pending|
Three months of unpaid wages.
|Comments and Observations:||International Shipping Federation (11 June 2010)|
All crew members were repatriated on the 9th of May except for the Master who was repatriated the 12th of May. The ship is still berthed in the port of Pozzallo, no crew on board.
ITF (16 December 2016)