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VICMAR UN[fishing vessel]


Abandonment ID: 00222
Ship name:VICMAR UN[fishing vessel]
7-digit IMO no.:9329198
Port of abandonment:Luba, Equatorial Guinea
Abandonment date:9 December 2014
Notification date:24 March 2015
Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:ITF
No. of Seafarers:6
Circumstances:Crew abandoned on board without any support from the company. They are suffering from lack of food, drinking water, medicines, electricity, etc.
Actions taken:Other
Several contacts made with the company, from Vigo, Spain. The case was reported to the flag State and the Spanish Embassy has acknowledged the case.
Repatriation status:Repatriation pending
Flag State is pending of taking action.
Payment status:Payment Pending
USD 84,500 (50,715,000 Fcfa) till January 2015. More than 18 months of outstanding wages.
Comments and Observations:ITF (25 November 2016)
The case is on going and the seafarers are still abandoned.

ITF (16 December 2016)
On going, seafarers still abandoned

ITF (15 May 2017)
No developments on the Spanish side, case ongoing

Spanish company alleges that the delay is due to some problems with a Guinean company / partner.

Entered: Thursday - 23 April 2015 at 08:52:51
Last updated: Monday - 15 May 2017 at 16:46:39
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