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Pots Express[Inactive]


Abandonment ID: 00041
Ship name:Pots Express[Inactive]
7-digit IMO no.:6723977
Port of abandonment:Monrovia, Liberia
Abandonment date:30 September 2005
Notification date:30 September 2005
Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:ITF
No. of Seafarers:19
Nationalities:Ghana; Nigeria
Circumstances:Crew claim to have been left without wages and supplies for 34 out of 37 months.
Actions taken:Other
Several approaches to Monrovia Port Authority were made by fax, telephone, e-mail no co-operation was forthcoming.
Repatriation status:Repatriation pending
Repatriation is being arranged by ITF with assistance from ICMA.
Payment status:Other
Comments and Observations:International Shipping Federation (31 March 2006)
The Panama Flag vessel Potts Express has been abandoned for almost three years. Some of the crew have been repatriated, but others are still in the country. The crew has reportedly sued the agent, and the court has ruled that a marshall sale of the ship will take place on April 8, 2006. The beneficial owner of the vessel is a Nigerian national. His brother is a member of the crew that sued. We believe that the ship's agent is:

ITF (21 January 2008)
No further information is available for this vessel.

ITF (16 December 2016)
crew repatriated, wages outstanding

ITF (7 December 2017)
No further update expected.

Govt. of Panama (31 December 2020)
According to the Database, on December 07, 2017, ITF indicated "No futher updated expected", based on this we request that this complaint be label as "INACTIVE".

Repatriation arranged for 19 seafarers.

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