|Abandonment ID:|| 00401|
|Ship name:||Gulf Mishref|
|7-digit IMO no.:||9359387|
|Port of abandonment:||Veracruz, Mexico|
|Abandonment date:||2 May 2019|
|Notification date:||24 May 2019|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||Govt. of Liberia|
|No. of Seafarers:||22|
|Circumstances:||On May 2, 2019, the Liberian Administration received an email from the crew of GULF MISHREF alleging non-payment of wages for March and April.|
|Actions taken:||2 May 2019: Flag State informed|
On May 2, the Administration contacted the vesselís operator to verify the complaint.
On May 3, the Administration advised West of England (Hellas) Ltd. (P&I) of the seafarersí complaint.
5 May 2019: Other
On May 5, the Administrationís local representative in Dubai met with the vesselís operator who confirmed delayed payment of wages due to internal restructuring.
On May 6, P&I advised the Administration that the vesselís owner/operator had provided assurance that the crew would be paid.
On May 6, the Administration scheduled an MLC inspection at Veracruz.
On May 9, P&I confirmed that the owner had paid the crew on May 8.
On May 13, the vesselís operator provide pay swifts confirming payment of crew wages.
On May 16, some crewmembers (4 ratings) claimed that they had not received their wages.
On May 17, Liberian appointed MLC inspector boarded the vessel and upon completion of the inspection, determined that 4 ratings had not received their wages.
The Administration is cooperating with P&I to resolve the case.