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[Amur - resolved]


Abandonment ID: 00249
Ship name:[Amur - resolved]
7-digit IMO no.:9486295
Port of abandonment:Porto Nogaro
Abandonment date:3 September 2016
Notification date:31 September 2016
Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:ITF
No. of Seafarers:14
Nationalities:Romania(2); Ukraine(12)
Circumstances:Crew abandoned by shipower. The vessel spent 4 weeks at anchorage and is now in a small port. At the earlier stage, Caritas provided food and assistance, later, following a strike by the crew the cargo interests agreed to intervene. They have partially paid outstanding wages (abt. $100,000) and have supplied some food and diesel oil. The vessel is to be sold but the situation is unclear and the crew desperately want to be repatriated. Chief Engineer has gone home at his own expense. Meanwhile the harbour master is unwilling to put the vessel in lay up.
Actions taken:Other
Negotiations with cargo interests, Ukrainian embassy, local authorities.
Repatriation status:2 December 2016: Repatriated
All the crew of m/v Amur have been repatriated to their home countries. ITF.

Repatriation pending
Payment status:Payment Pending
Approx. US$100,000
Comments and Observations:ITF (23 May 2017)
30% of former crew claim outstanding - crew signed agreement with cargo interests' lawyer that can only be enforced in Bulgaria. Vessel now called Arinaga

ITF (7 December 2017)
Paid and repatriated

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