|Abandonment ID:|| 00328|
|Ship name:||Bahman Discovery[disputed]|
|7-digit IMO no.:||7303085|
|Port of abandonment:||Ajman Anchorage, UAE|
|Abandonment date:||2 November 2017|
|Notification date:||24 January 2018|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||ITF|
|No. of Seafarers:||10|
|Nationalities:||India(8); Sri Lanka(2)|
|Circumstances:||The crew is reporting that internet connections are going down and they have not received any water, food, medical supplies.|
Contacts with Alco Shipping. The Mission to seafarers is also involved
|Repatriation status:||Repatriation pending|
|Payment status:||Payment Pending|
Some of the crew have informed us that they have been paid only 2 months (USD$13,900.00)
|Comments and Observations:||Govt. of Panama (31 December 2020)|
This case was reported by Capt.Pratheek Reddy, Moisés De Gracia -IMO Panama Representative and ITF, due to the abandon of the crewmembers, owing 21 months of salaries, and lacking of food, water and meds. The vessel is located
in Sharjah Hamriyah, Dubai, EAU.
Mr. Mohamed Arrachedi - ITF was contacted through Email offering repatriation, however it is striking to them how the outstanding salaries will be covered.
ITF (28 January 2021)
Some of the crew have informed us that they have been paid only 2 months (USD 13,900.00)
ITF (5 March 2021)
Some crew have confirmed to the ITF that they have received 2 months owed wages totalling $USD 13,000
The crew have all been repatriated but there is no documented evidence from the company that any outstanding wages were paid after repatriation. Disputed.