|Abandonment ID:|| 00475|
|Nombre del buque:||Hua Jian 1|
|Puerto de abandono:||Fuzhou anchorage, China|
|Fecha de abandono:||7 Septiembre 2020|
|Fecha de notificación:||23 Octubre 2020|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||Fed. Int. de los Trabajadores del Trasporte (ITF)|
|No. de marinos:||11|
On 29 Aug 2020 the new buyer only provide 3-week provisions on board, then there has been no contact with them since.
On 7 Sep the Master sent a letter to local MSA to report they had been abandoned by owner
|Acciones tomadas:||7 Septiembre 2020: Flag State informed|
|Estado de la repatriación:||Repatriation pending|
All 11 crew are awaiting repatriation.
|Estado del pago:||Payment Pending|
All crew members have not been paid since Feb 2020.
USD 115,800 as of 31/08/2020.
|Comentarios y observaciones:||Fed. Int. de los Trabajadores del Trasporte (ITF) (23 Octubre 2020)|
July 2020 – ITF inspector in Hong Kong has been negotiating with the ship manager and the new buyer. The new buyer pledged that once they have reached the agreement with owner, he will settle all unpaid wages.
The Myanmar Embassy and the local MSA in China have been informed respectively about the case. As the negotiation is on-going, the authorities keep monitoring the case development.
05/09/2020 - Contacted the new buyer, he confirmed that they will not take over the vessel. Contacted the previous owner representative, he confirmed that he had left the company, and no one is in charge of the vessel.
08/09/2020 - Contacted a lawyer in China to assist the crew.
Fed. Int. de los Trabajadores del Trasporte (ITF) (9 Diciembre 2020)
ITF has provided food and water to the crew in early December 2020.