|Abandonment ID:|| 00288|
|Flag:||United Arab Emirates|
|7-digit IMO no.:||9438250|
|Port of abandonment:||Sfax, Tunisia|
|Abandonment date:||12 May 2017|
|Notification date:||3 July 2017|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||ITF|
|No. of Seafarers:||19|
|Circumstances:||Vessel has many safety deficiencies, 23 identified by PSC. Owner refusing to pay and repatriate crew, instead pressing them to sail to Egypt. Same owner as Ocean Pride and Al Shajrah Moon.|
Coordination with ITF affiliate in Tunisia and local PSC
4 repatriated on June 19, 15 repatriated on June 24.
|Payment status:||Partially paid|
Wages paid until May, 1-2 months outstanding
|Comments and Observations:||ITF (17 July 2017)|
Following the intervention of ITF, Tunisian PSC and the Tunisian ITF affiliated union, all the crew bar one were paid up until the end of May. One crew member is still owed wages for May and 24 days of June. The rest of the crew are owned for 24 days of June prior to repatriation.