|Abandonment ID:|| 00426|
|7-digit IMO no.:||9330226|
|Port of abandonment:||Crisiobal (anchorage), Panama|
|Abandonment date:||28 February 2020|
|Notification date:||11 March 2020|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||Govt. of Liberia|
|No. of Seafarers:||21|
|Nationalities:||Philippines(10); Russian Federation(2); Ukraine(9)|
|Circumstances:||Insurance: North of England P&I (20/2/2020 - 20/2/2021)|
Some seafarers remain on the board the vessel.
Some seafarers were repartiated but has not received their final balance of wages.
|Actions taken:||28 February 2020: Flag State informed|
Upon receipt of the notification from seafarers about non payment of wages for more than 3 months, on 28 Feburary 2020, the Liberian Administaration communicated to the shipowner to rectify the issue and notified P&I club about the issue.
29 February 2020: Other
The Liberian Administartion arranged the attendance of a flag state inspector who boarded the ship to inspect the working and living conditions of the seafarers.
They notified P&I club and the shipowner of the inspection findings confirming non payment of the wages from November 2019.
|Repatriation status:||19 February 2020: Repatriated|
6 crew members were repatriated without receiving their final wages.
|Payment status:||30 February 2020: Payment Pending|
USD 215,177 for European crew and USD 53,866 for Filipino crew to the end of February 2020.
1 September 2020: Paid
THe Liberian Flag Administration communicated with shipowner to follow up and received the requested evidence of payment of wages.
|Comments and Observations:||Govt. of Panama (20 March 2020)|
In attention to your email regarding m/v ILIOS, we must indicate that our procedure specifies that performing a Port State Control, however, due to the health alert that exists in Panama and worldwide for the Coronavirus, inspections in Panama are temporarily suspended.
We will remain pending the case until we can carry out the Port State Control.