ILO Home
Go to the home page
Contact us Français - Español
> Home   > List all cases

[Tahsin - resolved]


Abandonment ID: 00292
Ship name:[Tahsin - resolved]
7-digit IMO no.:9055187
Port of abandonment:Sharpness, UK
Abandonment date:4 June 2017
Notification date:13 July 2017
Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:ITF
No. of Seafarers:9
Nationalities:Georgia(2); India(2); Türkiye(5)
Circumstances:Vessel detained by MCA on multiple issues including unpaid wages for 3 months, lack of fresh water, no showering facilities. The Master had been on board for 13 months and had an expired contract; the chief officer had been on board for 3 months without a contract. The Indians had paid USD 3,000 to obtain their positions. Wages below ILO minima - the A/B was being paid USD 250/month. Seven crew members were repatriated following intervention of ITF, the Master remained along with the cook who had only joined the vessel a week earlier. Seven new crew came on board between 13-18 June.
Actions taken:Other
Communication with the company, and UK agencies responsible for investigating cases of modern slavery.
Repatriation status:Other
3 Turkish, 2 Georgian and 2 Indian crew members were repatriated by the company.
Payment status:Other
Outstanding wages of repatriated crew now paid.
Comments and Observations:ITF (21 July 2017)
From: Katie Higginbottom []
Sent: vendredi 21 juillet 2017 18:05
Subject: Seccadi, Tahsin and Reggae

Just to let you know, we now consider these UK abandonment cases to be resolved.

This vessel is owned by the same company as the Seccadi and Reggae.

Entered: Thursday - 17 August 2017 at 17:12:01
Last updated: Thursday - 17 August 2017 at 17:12:23
^ top

In collaboration with the International Maritime Organization