|Abandonment ID:|| 00695|
|Ship name:||Jeddah Palace I|
|7-digit IMO no.:||7721146|
|Port of abandonment:||Jeddah, Saudi Arabia|
|Abandonment date:||1 June 2022|
|Notification date:||7 October 2022|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||ITF|
|No. of Seafarers:||12|
|Nationalities:||Sudan(2); Syrian Arab Republic(10)|
|Circumstances:||P&I : Unknown|
1 seafarer (Chief Engineer) from Syria has been on board for 10 years (since September 2012) and has not been paid for 82 months (almost 7 years)
There remaining crew have not been paid for between 2 and 5 months.
All seafarers are looking for repatriation.
|Actions taken:||20 September 2022: Flag State informed|
Contacted the owners. Vessel is now believed to be flagged under Tanzania flag and they have been requested to assist Saudi maritime authorities have been informed of the particular very worrying situation of the Chief engineer on board.
|Repatriation status:||7 October 2022: Repatriation pending|
|Payment status:||7 October 2022: Payment Pending|
The total wages outstanding is US$190,000.
|Comments and Observations:||Govt. of Panama (14 November 2022)|
Please be informed that the vessel “JEDDAH PALACE”, with IMO No. 7721146 was ex-officio cancelled from Panama Registry, through the Resolution No. 106-CA-035-DGMM of May 28, 2021. So, Panama lost his exclusive jurisdiction over such vessel, as per Article 91 and 92 of UNCLOS.