|Abandonment ID:|| 00243|
|7-digit IMO no.:||9078177|
|Port of abandonment:||Chittagong|
|Abandonment date:||23 September 2016|
|Notification date:||26 September 2016|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||ITF|
|No. of Seafarers:||18|
|Circumstances:||Crew unpaid for 5 to 6 months; owner stopped paying for and providing the crew with food, fresh / drinking water, and diesel.|
|Actions taken:||Provisions provided|
Relief efforts are being mounted by the ITF affiliates in Bangladesh along with the port state authorities to assist the crew with provisions / water; the crew is also in the process of filing a legal case against the ship / owner
The crew is onboard, not allowed to leave the ship.
|Payment status:||Payment Pending|
Circa US$180,000 to the end of September 2016
|Comments and Observations:||ITF (23 May 2017)|
Arrested with ITF support
ITF (7 December 2017)
SEF applied for, vessel sent to auction, expect outcome mid Jan
Govt. of Panama (31 December 2020)
PMA imposed a documentary restriction over the vessel, which prevent the cancelation of the registry and the change of ownership in the registry.
According to the Database, on May 23, 2017, ITF indicated "Arrested with ITF support", and on December 07, 2017, ITF indicated "SEF applied for, vessel sent to auction, expect outcome mid Jan."
Govt. of Panama (14 July 2021)
From Panama Maritime Authority
PMA has sent email dated June 30, 2021 to the captain of the vessel requesting an update of this case. According to email dated June 30, 2021, Capt said this Admiralty Suit came up in the High Court List on September 9, 2020 for hearing of arguments by the crew. The Court upon hearing us kept the matter as CAV (Case Awaiting Verdict).