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Jibreel Ameen [disputed]


Abandonment ID: 00192
Ship name:Jibreel Ameen [disputed]
7-digit IMO no.:8322519
Port of abandonment:Surabaya, Indonesia
Abandonment date:17 February 2013
Notification date:18 February 2013
Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:ITF
No. of Seafarers:8 (Remaining)
Nationalities:Bangladesh(7); Myanmar(1)
Circumstances:Inadequate provisions, lack of fresh water, diesel and fuel oil resulting in almost constant blackout. 11 - 16 months' unpaid wages. Master and 2 other crew members deported to Bangladesh by Indonesians immigration, and the remaining crews are threatened with deportation. The vessel owning company still fails to respond and the vessel is apparently anchored in the middle of a shipping cahnnel in an area where there is a risk of pirate attacks. P&I is owed money and has withdrawn cover. History of unpaid wages dating back to last August, previous crew members repatriated some with outstanding wage claims.
Actions taken:Flag State informed
Contacts made with Bangladesh Department of Shipping and Bangladesh Embassy/Consulate of Bangladesh in Jakarta and Tokoy.
Another Contact being processed to the higher-level gov't offical through ILO field office in Bangladesh.
Repatriation status:Repatriated
14 crew members of 22 were repatriated in early Jan. 2013 with outstanding wages.
Payment status:Payment Pending
USD 252,600 until Jan. 2013
Comments and Observations:ITF (25 November 2016)
The case is closed but the seafarers have not received all outstanding wages.

ITF (7 December 2017)
No further update expected

Entered: Monday - 19 December 2016 at 16:20:55
Last updated: Monday - 11 December 2017 at 14:37:44
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