|Abandonment ID:|| 00140|
|Ship name:||[Spicagas - resolved]|
|7-digit IMO no.:||7909839|
|Port of abandonment:||Piraeus|
|Abandonment date:||September 2009|
|Notification date:||14 December 2009|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||Govt. of Greece (Hellenic Ministry of Economy)|
|No. of Seafarers:||8|
|Nationalities:||Romania(1); Philippines(6); Greece(1)|
|Circumstances:||Vessel arrived at Piraeus anchorage on September 20th, 2009 (transit) for bunkering. Vessel has temporarily been detained by several court orders. Vessel has also been detained from Piraeus Port Authority for not having valid safety certificates since her registry has expired.|
|Actions taken:||10 May 2010: Other|
ITF and vessel agent acting on his own, have occasionally provided food, water and supplies for seafarers on board.
Piraeus Port Authority at regular intervals invites shipowner to fulfill its obligations to the vessel's seafarers and has also notified the Embassies of seafarers' nationalities.
|Repatriation status:||10 May 2010: Repatriation pending|
|Payment status:||10 May 2010: Payment Pending|
|Comments and Observations:||Govt. of Greece (12 July 2010)|
Ownership of vessel has been transfered to "VENUS STAR TRADING IMC" after auction and the name of the ship also changed to "LPG/C Enigma Gas".
Master and crew have been repatriated to Philippine and Romania. Relavent travel expenses covered by ITF and Romanian Embassy. The outstanding payment of crew members will be subjected to the progress of the procedures pertinent to the auction proceeds.
ITF (16 December 2016)