|Abandonment ID:|| 00008|
|Ship name:||[STM Taurus - resolved]|
|7-digit IMO no.:||6828040|
|Port of abandonment:||Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire)|
|Abandonment date:||19 July 2004|
|Notification date:||4 August 2004|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||ITF|
|No. of Seafarers:||10|
|Actions taken:||2004: Flag State informed|
Flag state responded on 26/10/2004, after the matter had been resolved with a request for the crew list, seeking confirmation as to whether the crew certificates had been endorsed by the Maritime Administration of Honduras.
Advice and assistance including contacting the Flag State.
April 2005: Other
ISF: Advised by ITF that case resolved.
|Repatriation status:||August 2004: Repatriated|
|Payment status:||August 2004: Partially paid|
ITF cooperated with crewing agency in trying to assist the crew. Eventually, the shipowner's representative got in touch and crew were repatriated with part of their wages.
|Comments and Observations:||ITF (2004)|
Crew contacted ITF for assistance. Crew had not been paid wages since April (one since February). Most crew members had contracts starting late February, and Master mid-March. Crew was left without adequate provisions.
International Shipping Federation (April 2005)
ITF (June 2005)
International Maritime Organisation (December 2005)
IMO: Vessel's flag Netherlands, not Honduras as previously reported.