|Abandonment ID:|| 00425|
|7-digit IMO no.:||7529861|
|Port of abandonment:||Sawakin Port, Sudan|
|Abandonment date:||18 November 2019|
|Notification date:||28 February 2020|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||ITF|
|No. of Seafarers:||16|
|Circumstances:||The vessel has been arrested by various creditors and the crew.|
It has been sold by court process, but it is not yet complete.
It is unclear whether the proceeds of the sale will be sufficient to pay the crew
Company owners were contacted.
Flag State informed
Flag State (Tanzania) was contacted, but has not relied.
|Repatriation status:||Repatriation pending|
All crew on board are awaiting conclusion of the sale process.
|Payment status:||Payment Pending|
Outstanding wages are USD 91,046.
It is unclear what priority the Sudanese court will place on the crew's claim.
|Comments and Observations:||Govt. of Sudan (18 March 2020)|
This vessel in the court is at the final stage
ITF (25 September 2020)
Resolved. All crew were paid and repatriated following court case. Crew was delayed in leaving due to COVID-19 for three months and received no pay over the period as the court refused to acknowledge an additional claim.