MT Basra Star[disputed]
|Abandonment ID:|| 00460|
|Nombre del buque:||MT Basra Star[disputed]|
|Puerto de abandono:||Ratnagiri, India|
|Fecha de abandono:||Junio 2020|
|Fecha de notificación:||12 Octubre 2020|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||International Chamber of Shipping (ISWAN (NGO))|
|No. de marinos:||13|
|Nacionalidades:||Etiopía(1); India(10); Sri Lanka(1); Filipinas(1)|
|Circunstancias:||Unpaid wages, no sign-off, crew's mental wellbeing are getting affected.|
|Acciones tomadas:||29 Septiembre 2020: Flag State informed|
Crew have e-mailed to DG Shipping, Magharastra maritime board, RPSL agencies, Flag State and owners.
|Estado de la repatriación:||Repatriation pending|
Crew are waiting for sign-off.
|Estado del pago:||Payment Pending|
|Comentarios y observaciones:||Non-governmental Organization (23 Octubre 2020)|
Crew have confirmed that there is no development regarding 1. Payment of pending wages 2. Sign off and repatriation
Non-governmental Organization (1 Diciembre 2020)
Seafarers have mentioned that they are still waiting to hear on repatriation and that owner has offered settlement of wages once vessel shall be sold as scrap.
Non-governmental Organization (15 Enero 2021)
Crew's documents - CDC, COC, Passport are released by DG Shipping, there is an agreement signed between owner and crew on unpaid wages. However, the crew are still waiting for their dues and have not been repatriated.
Non-governmental Organization (5 Marzo 2021)
There is no updates about payment of wages and sign off.
Non-governmental Organization (21 Diciembre 2021)
Based on last communication with seafarer on 9th December 2021, all crew have returned home and they have received partial wages. Based on crew's agreement with company, they will be paid remaining wages once after vessel will be scrapped.
Non-governmental Organization (20 Abril 2022)
Based on updates received from a seafarer on 23rd March 2022, he had a communication with owner's representative who informed that a notice has been received from environmental department that the vessel will be scrapped after 6 month and after that the remaining salary will be given to seafarers.
Non-governmental Organization (4 Agosto 2022)
Based on my communication with seafarer dated 27th July 2022, pending wages issue still remains same. Vessel has still not been scrapped.
Non-governmental Organization (18 Octubre 2022)
Based on communication with seafarer dated 29th September 2022, vessel has still not been scrapped. There has been no development regarding payment of pending wages.