|Abandonment ID:|| 00429|
|Ship name:||M.V. Nezha[resolved]|
|7-digit IMO no.:||7392593|
|Port of abandonment:||Iskendrun/Antalya, Turkey|
|Abandonment date:||December 2019|
|Notification date:||30 March 2020|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||Non-governmental Organization (ISWAN)|
|No. of Seafarers:||13|
|Nationalities:||Egypt(1); India(6); Syrian Arab Republic(6)|
|Circumstances:||This case is not considered to be COVID-19 related.|
Unpaid wages. Want repatriation.
The ship is sailing from Iskendrun to Antalya.
Indian seafarers require sign off due to abuse from the Captain, no salary for 2 months, and safety issues on the vessel.
Suggested to file a complaint at www.madad.gov.in, wirte to flag state and P&I Club.
|Repatriation status:||1 December 2020: Repatriated|
All 6 Crew have returned home.
|Payment status:||Payment Pending|
Outstanding payment is USD 3,550.
|Comments and Observations:||Non-governmental Organization (1 September 2020)|
Based on updates received from crew on 12th August, the crew is still waiting for repatriation, and wages have been paid till month of May.
Non-governmental Organization (2 September 2020)
Based on updates from crew on 1 September 2020, the outstanding wages have been cleared and crew is now waiting for sign off. There are challenges due to ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Non-governmental Organization (1 December 2020)
All 6 Crew have returned home and were cleared their wages. The crew have raised claim that each of them spent 1200 USD towards flight and hotel cost in order to repatriate home which the crew booked on their own.
Non-governmental Organization (15 January 2021)
Crew have been repatriated and their outstanding wages have been paid. The case has been resolved.