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City Elite


Abandonment ID: 00287
Ship name:City Elite
7-digit IMO no.:9486908
Port of abandonment:Khor Fakkan OPL, United Arab Emirates
Abandonment date:28 June 2017
Notification date:5 July 2017
Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:International Labour Organization
No. of Seafarers:7
Circumstances:No salary for 7 months, safety and fire equipment is non-functional, medicines have expired, no bridge equipment, no captain or chief engineer on board, no air conditioning or fans. Limited electricity and food. Seafarers have been trying to contact the company for early sign off, wages and medical treatment but have received no response. The ship is getting holes every few days in ballast tank and engine room
Actions taken:4 July 2017: Other
ITF contacted flag state. Seafarers contacted ITF 04 July 2017
Repatriation status:Repatriation pending
Payment status:Payment Pending
No salary remitted for 7 months
Comments and Observations:International Labour Organization
Liberia is planning to suspend the vessel from the Registry until MLC compliance is restored. Owners have refused to offer help to seafarers. Liberian registry state that repatriation can be offered but not wages.

Entered: Tuesday - 8 August 2017 at 10:34:11
Last updated: Tuesday - 7 August 2018 at 09:11:29
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