|Abandonment ID:|| 00430|
|Ship name:||Vega 1|
|7-digit IMO no.:||8516756|
|Port of abandonment:||Tuapse, Russia|
|Abandonment date:||November 2019|
|Notification date:||30 March 2020|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||Non-governmental Organization (ISWAN)|
|No. of Seafarers:||9|
|Nationalities:||Georgia(1); India(5); Turkey(3)|
|Circumstances:||This case is not considered to be COVID-19 related.|
Unpaid wages. Want repatriation.
The vessel has been detained by port state control of Tuapse port on Jan 28 2020 for many deficiencies including unpaid wages of almost 5 months.
Harbour master and port administration are providing water and food.
|Actions taken:||28 February 2020: Flag State informed|
Contacted ITF, P&I Club and Indian Embassy in Moscow.
Suggested to file a complaint at www.madad.gov.in and write to flag state and P&I Club.
All seafarers have returned home.
|Payment status:||Payment Pending|
Outstanding payment is USD 25,298.
|Comments and Observations:||Govt. of Panama (1 April 2020)|
I am adding in copy Capt. Juan Maltez. He should be able to provide more information related to this Vessel.
Non-governmental Organization (1 September 2020)
All seafarers have returned home but they still owe wages for 4 months-21,600 USD