|Abandonment ID:|| 00592|
|Ship name:||BGMS Crystal|
|7-digit IMO no.:||9715062|
|Port of abandonment:||Hamriyah Free Zone Port, UAE|
|Abandonment date:||8 November 2021|
|Notification date:||30 November 2021|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||ITF|
|No. of Seafarers:||14|
|Nationalities:||Egypt(2); Indonesia(4); India(3); Russian Federation(4); Ukraine(1)|
|Circumstances:||P&I: Gard P&I|
Anchor Handling Tug Supply
The crew unpaid for 3 to 5 months, requested overdue repatriation has not been arranged by the owners, the ship is reported to be in blackout because ran out of fuel, while the owners do not communicate with the crew / ignores crew reports on the critical situation on board.
|Actions taken:||9 November 2021: Flag State informed|
Crew to invoke the financial security provision under the Certificate of Insurance by contacting Gard P&I directly. Flag State Administration is informed about the crew current situation.
|Repatriation status:||Repatriation pending|
Crew overdue with repatriation but this has not been arranged by the owners.
|Payment status:||Payment Pending|
Crew unpaid for 3 to 5 months (as of 10 November 2021)
|Comments and Observations:||Govt. of Marshall Islands (21 December 2021)|
From Deputy Commissioner of Maritime Affairs
The Master and company have confirmed salaries have been paid.