|Abandonment ID:|| 00294|
|Nombre del buque:||[Polestar - resolved]|
|Puerto de abandono:||Zhenjiang anchorage, China|
|Fecha de abandono:||6 Julio 2017|
|Fecha de notificación:||6 Julio 2017|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||Fed. Int. de los Trabajadores del Trasporte (ITF)|
|No. de marinos:||19|
|Circunstancias:||Crew unpaid for up to 4 months; employment for 9 members of the crew came to an end and they are overdue for repatriation; critical level of provisions and drinking water onboard. We further understand that subsequent to the abandonment report to us, the vessel was involved in a collision on 09 July 2017.|
|Acciones tomadas:||6 Julio 2017: Flag State informed|
Owners contacted; Ukrainian Authorities and Flag State in copy
|Estado de la repatriación:||31 Julio 2017: Repatriation pending|
The crew is still onboard; owners allegedly discussed the crew problems with their mortgagee (National Bank of Greece) and the West of England P&I Club over the past few weeks but no information provided to the crew. The Club responded to the ship’s Charterer in Dubai that “the Club cannot assist” in relation to the crew related issues.
|Estado del pago:||31 Julio 2017: Payment Pending|
USD 139,566.82 outstanding to the end of July 2017
|Comentarios y observaciones:||Fed. Int. de los Trabajadores del Trasporte (ITF) (31 Julio 2017)|
The Charterer assisted the crew with provisions and drinking water;
West of England P&I Club on its website shows a valid insurance cover for the vessel under MLC’s Regulation 2.5.2 (18/01/2017 - 20/02/2018) and MLC – Regulation 4.2 (18/01/2017 - 20/02/2018)
Fed. Int. de los Trabajadores del Trasporte (ITF) (1 Septiembre 2017)
From: Katie Higginbottom
Sent: vendredi 1 septembre 2017 15:15
To: Noh, Jinhak
Subject: FW: Re: MV POLESTAR PROBLEMS
I’m pleased to confirm that the Polestar case has been settled by the P&I club.
We can consider it resolved.