|Abandonment ID:|| 00583|
|7-digit IMO no.:||9208019|
|Port of abandonment:||Kish, Iran|
|Abandonment date:||3 January 2021|
|Notification date:||25 October 2021|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||ITF|
|No. of Seafarers:||7|
|Nationalities:||Ethiopia(1); India(3); Sri Lanka(1); Myanmar(1); Pakistan(1)|
7 crew claiming wages in some cases they are unpaid for 7, 8 and 10 months.
Repatriation requested by all the crew.
Difficult living conditions with a constant lack of provisions, which cannot be conserved because the refrigeration does not work because of a lack of fuel to run the generator.
Crew use generator only for cooking, the rest of the time they have no lighting.
|Actions taken:||14 October 2021: Flag State informed|
Contacted owners, operators and managers, ITF Contacts and Iran IMMS union.
|Repatriation status:||Repatriation pending|
One crew was repatriated, but the other 6 crew are requesting repatriation.
|Payment status:||Payment Pending|
|Comments and Observations:||ITF (25 October 2021)|
One of the crew was disembarked on 15 Oct and paid his dues and flight on 16th.
6 crew remain actually on board.
Vessel name recently changed from Mataf Venture.
ITF (10 February 2022)
One crewmember (Master) was repatriated, but not paid all his wages. Company simply refuse to pay him his total dues. Another crewmember who was disembarked some weeks ago has now been repatriated to Sri Lanka.
The Pakistani seafarer is still waiting the company to complete his payment installations and be repatriated.
The Myanmar oiler remains on board who remains unpaid for 8 months and continues to live experience inhumane conditions, with no electricity at all on board, and if forced to go to another vessel to eat twice a day. He is seeking urgent payment and repatriation.