|Abandonment ID:|| 00251|
|Ship name:||[A Ladybug - resolved]|
|7-digit IMO no.:||9441867|
|Port of abandonment:||Anchored off Valetta, Malta|
|Abandonment date:||22 March 2013|
|Notification date:||October 2013|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||ITF|
|No. of Seafarers:||22|
|Circumstances:||Dispute between mortgage bank and owner. Chapter 11 bankruptcy case. Case treated simultaneously with the other two Ladybugs (B and D) belonging to TMT. Vessel was sold like the others by a court approved sale.|
Vessel arrested in August 13 but kept dragging till February 2014 for the last crew member to get paid and repatriated.
Crew now repatriated and replaced.
$293K in back wages, now paid
|Comments and Observations:||ITF (25 November 2016)|