|Abandonment ID:|| 00664|
|Ship name:||BGMS Pride|
|7-digit IMO no.:||9733129|
|Port of abandonment:||Damman, Saudi Arabia|
|Abandonment date:||1 April 2022|
|Notification date:||24 June 2022|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||ITF|
|No. of Seafarers:||11|
|Nationalities:||Egypt(3); Indonesia(1); India(1); Kenya(1); Nigeria(1); Tanzania, United Republic of(3); Ukraine(1)|
|Circumstances:||11 seafarers have outstanding wages for 4 months (February, March April and May).|
Many of them want to be repatriated home, as soon as they paid.
|Actions taken:||8 June 2022: Flag State informed|
Company, employers and flag state contacted Saudi Arabia maritime authorities informed.
|Payment status:||Payment Pending|
The total wages outstanding is US$50,651.
|Comments and Observations:||Govt. of Marshall Islands (13 July 2022)|
The crew have been paid through May. We are checking on the status of repatriations and will provide an update in due course.
Other (20 July 2022)
International Registries, Inc. sent below message.
The vessel is undergoing a management change. It is our understanding that new crew will be brought in, and current crew repatriated.
Govt. of Marshall Islands (28 July 2022)
The Republic of the Marshall Islands Maritime Administrator respectfully requests that this case is closed out as the BGMS Pride crew have all now been paid and repatriated as provided in the attached and summarized below.
1. Flight Tickets (of 04 remaining crew of BGMS Pride who were repatriated to their home country 26-07-2022).
2. TT Copies of transferring June 2022 salaries, bearing in mind that 03rd Eng agreed with the BGMS Team to travel to his home country and requested a salary transfer later after reaching his home country due to the war in Ukraine.
3. TT Copies of transferring July 2022 salaries (Signed by all 04 remaining crew of BGMS Pride – paid in Cash as per Crew Request).