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Varada Maresias[disputed]


Abandonment ID: 00322
Ship name:Varada Maresias[disputed]
7-digit IMO no.:9468657
Port of abandonment:Macae, Brazil
Abandonment date:9 March 2017
Notification date:20 March 2017
Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:ITF
No. of Seafarers:4
Nationalities:India(2); Ukraine(2)
Circumstances:The crew are owed wages for more than 4 months. The ship is arrested by a local ship chandler and Galaxia Maritima (Brazil), and the ship's managers - Neyahship is unable to settle the creditors claims, de facto bankrupt.
Actions taken:15 January 2018: Other
Gard P&I arranged payment of wages (to 4 months) and repatriation of the crew

8 March 2018: Other
The vessel has been anchored in the Bay of Guanabara, Rio de Janeiro, in compliance with judicial decisions due to debts of a commercial nature
Repatriation status:Repatriated
Crew repatriated
Payment status:Partially paid
Crew paid (by Gard P&I) to 20 February 2017
Comments and Observations:ITF (15 January 2018)
The crew is pursuing their claim for unpaid wages from 21 February to date of repatriation through a private lawyer

Other (9 March 2018)
On 5 March 2018, the vessel was inspected by the PSCOs and it was verified that there are only Brazilian crew on board.

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