|Abandonment ID:|| 00058|
|Ship name:||[Reefer III- resolved]|
|7-digit IMO no.:||5178400|
|Port of abandonment:||Manzanillo/Coco Solo (Panama)|
|Abandonment date:||5 September 2007|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||ITF|
|No. of Seafarers:||5|
|Circumstances:||The vessel was last at dry dock in Cartagena. There has been no power on board for 3 months. Some money (US300.00 every 15 days) is provided for food by the manning agent, 30 tons of water were supplied on 30 October, prior to this the crew were collecting rainwater. There appears to be no contact with the owner.|
|Actions taken:||26 November 2007: No action taken by the Port State|
ITF inspector has approached Panamanian Maritime Authority for assistance but met with difficulty in obtaining permission to visit the vessel, as did the Mission to Seafarers.
|Repatriation status:||26 November 2007: Other|
Nine seafarers have returned home at their own expense, 5 remain on board.
|Payment status:||26 November 2007: Partially paid|
Some back pay has been recovered from the Manning Agent in Panama, but 7/8 months wages remain outstanding.
|Comments and Observations:||ITF (16 December 2016)|