|Abandonment ID:|| 00051|
|Ship name:||[Fiesta Casino - Inactive]|
|7-digit IMO no.:||7716593|
|Port of abandonment:||Vera Cruz (Mexico)|
|Abandonment date:||16 February 2007|
|Notification date:||26 April 2007|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||ITF|
|No. of Seafarers:||17|
|Nationalities:||Italy(1); Mexico(13); United States(1)|
|Circumstances:||Thirteen members of the crew have not been paid since 16 February. No provisions supplied since February. Insufficient food, no drinking water, only 1500 litres of fuel remains. The Captain informs that the situation is very bad and the vessel is in blackout.|
|Actions taken:||27 April 2007: Other|
ITF inspectors are assisting. Union lawyers are taking legal action through the Mexican Labour Court. Owners did not attend the first appointment on 11 April.
|Repatriation status:||27 April 2007: Repatriation pending|
Pending resolution of the case.
|Payment status:||27 April 2007: Other|
13 crew members unpaid since 16 February.
|Comments and Observations:||ITF (27 April 2007)|
Ships owner and Ships operator have not responded to the crew. In addition to non-payment of crews wages, monies are owed to the ships agent, dry dock, immigration, harbour masters, work shops, etc. etc. The vessel is in fact at the floating dock of shipyard.
ITF (16 December 2016)
Case closed but details not available