|Abandonment ID:|| 00222|
|Ship name:||VICMAR UN[fishing vessel]|
|7-digit IMO no.:||9329198|
|Port of abandonment:||Luba, Equatorial Guinea|
|Abandonment date:||9 December 2014|
|Notification date:||24 March 2015|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||ITF|
|No. of Seafarers:||6|
|Circumstances:||Crew abandoned on board without any support from the company. They are suffering from lack of food, drinking water, medicines, electricity, etc.|
Several contacts made with the company, from Vigo, Spain. The case was reported to the flag State and the Spanish Embassy has acknowledged the case.
|Repatriation status:||Repatriation pending|
Flag State is pending of taking action.
|Payment status:||Payment Pending|
USD 84,500 (50,715,000 Fcfa) till January 2015. More than 18 months of outstanding wages.
|Comments and Observations:||ITF (25 November 2016)|
The case is on going and the seafarers are still abandoned.
ITF (16 December 2016)
On going, seafarers still abandoned
ITF (15 May 2017)
No developments on the Spanish side, case ongoing
Spanish company alleges that the delay is due to some problems with a Guinean company / partner.