|Abandonment ID:|| 00643|
|Ship name:||HL HANNA|
|7-digit IMO no.:||9252826|
|Port of abandonment:||Bandar Abbas, Iran|
|Abandonment date:||1 March 2022|
|Notification date:||4 May 2022|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||ITF|
|No. of Seafarers:||16|
|Nationalities:||Iran, Islamic Republic of(16)|
|Circumstances:||16 crew stranded on board since 16th December 2020.|
No provisions on board, the crew inform that they are
buying their needs themselves.
Blackout, engine only run for 2 hours per day
Cooking using gas canisters on board.
Crew unpaid up to 16 months. Some of them unpaid for
between 6 to 12 months.
|Actions taken:||8 March 2022: Flag State informed|
Contacted the owners, flag state, Iranian port and maritime.
We have also informed the local ITF affiliate and contacts
and an Iranian lawyer.
|Repatriation status:||4 May 2022: Repatriation pending|
|Payment status:||4 May 2022: Payment Pending|
The total wages outstanding is US$384,800.
|Comments and Observations:||Govt. of Panama (26 August 2022)|
On July 12, 2022, the Flag Inspection was carried out.
Through Email dated August 9th, 2022, and August 14th, 2022, and Captain of the vessel informed us there are legal proceedings ongoing locally from the crew and also from a bank (mortgagees).
Also, the Captain of the vessel informed that sale experts attended on board to evaluate the vessel. There is a judge verdict that benefits all crew, including all current crew and I I crew that worked before in the vessel "HL HANNA".
Due to judge's ruling in Court, the previous representative owners rovides all necessar re uirements for crew and vessel. He a s all costs of provisions, water, medical, transportation, repairs and workshop.