|Abandonment ID:|| 00092|
|Ship name:||[Oriental - Inactive]|
|7-digit IMO no.:||7903718|
|Port of abandonment:||Pyeongtaek, Korea|
|Abandonment date:||5 May 2009|
|Notification date:||3 August 2009|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||ITF|
|No. of Seafarers:||9|
|Circumstances:||The Shipowner went bankrupt on 27th March, 2009. Nine Chinese crew members were abandoned without provisions, fresh water and fuel.|
|Actions taken:||2 August 2009: Flag State informed|
Notified Chinese Embassy in Seoul of the case on 25th May, 2009. Provided provisions to ship on 5th June, 2009.
|Repatriation status:||7 July 2009: Repatriation pending|
Seven of 9 crewmembers were repatriated on 7th July, 2009 paid by Korean union. Master and wiper care still on board ship to look after the ship.
|Payment status:||3 July 2009: Partially paid|
US$84,074 o/s from 27 March to end May.
|Comments and Observations:||ITF (3 August 2009)|
Pending auction of the vessel.
ITF (16 December 2016)
Case closed but details not available
International Chamber of Shipping (10 March 2017)
From: Arthur Bowring
Sent: 10 March 2017 09:19
To: Natalie Shaw
Cc: Georgios Charalampidis
Subject: mv Oriental
The following from KSA re the referenced ship
I am afraid to say that there is tiny information on mv Oriental which I
received from the government officers.
The vessel had entered into the Pyeongtaek Port and been seized by the court
on 27 March, 2009. And she was released on 18 December, 2010.
They answered to me that during the period all of the seafarers were
I was not able to receive further information from them.
My best regards