|Abandonment ID:|| 00220|
|Ship name:||[Ilona 1 - Inactive]|
|7-digit IMO no.:||8409082|
|Port of abandonment:||8 miles offshore from Takoradi, Ghana|
|Abandonment date:||23 February 2015|
|Notification date:||18 March 2015|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||ITF|
|No. of Seafarers:||24|
|Circumstances:||Vessel stayed at offshore salt pond oil terminal as storage tanker. It is dangerously moored by mooring ropes that are unequally tied and crew fear that the vessel will swing towards the oil platform in the severe weather conditions. Crew don't have received wages for more than 4 months, and they are cooking by charcoal on poop deck. In December, there was a partial blackout and very minimal bunkers have been provided. The vessel is 8 miles off shore with no boat service. The crew requested sign-off 3 month ago, but no response from owners or agents up to now.|
The seafarers contacted vessel owner, manning agent, PSC, flag State, and local affiliation union also.
|Repatriation status:||Repatriation pending|
|Payment status:||Payment Pending|
Almost 5 months for 24 crewmembers are pending.
|Comments and Observations:||ITF (25 November 2016)|
The case is closed but it is impossible to find out further details.
ITF (16 December 2016)
Case closed but details not available