|Abandonment ID:|| 00191|
|Ship name:||[Oriental Bridge - Inactive]|
|Flag:||St. Vincent & Grenadines|
|7-digit IMO no.:||8314639|
|Port of abandonment:||Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire|
|Abandonment date:||10 September 2012|
|Notification date:||1 March 2013|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||ITF|
|No. of Seafarers:||23|
|Nationalities:||Syrian Arab Republic(23)|
|Circumstances:||Vessel arrested by suppliers and detained in port for some months. Wages not paid, inadequate food. No response from owners. Seafarers claiming for their salaries and repatriation.|
|Repatriation status:||Repatriation pending|
Seafarers claiming to repatriation.
|Payment status:||Payment Pending|
US $ 400,000 approx.
|Comments and Observations:||Govt. of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (19 March 2013)|
It is reported from the vessel owners that they are in a so serious financial difficulty that they seem to unable to take any step for the improvement of the situation. Considering the current situation, the auction sale seems to be the only efficient way for the crew to recover their dues.
ITF (16 December 2016)
Case closed but details not available