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Baltic Pear[resolved]


Abandonment ID: 00506
Ship name:Baltic Pear[resolved]
7-digit IMO no.:9321598
Port of abandonment:Khorramshahr, Iran
Abandonment date:30 January 2020
Notification date:4 January 2021
Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:ITF (ISWAN)
No. of Seafarers:5

Actions taken:Other
Seafarers have been suggested to write to Flag State and P&I Club. They are also suggested to write to DG Shipping India and to register at Indian MEA’s site
Repatriation status:Repatriation pending
Awaiting repatriation.

Crew have been repatriated home in April 2021.
Payment status:Payment Pending
USD 18,000

Comments and Observations:Non-governmental Organization (4 January 2021)
Seafarers had joined the vessel in Jan 2020 and they have not been paid wages since they had joined the ship.

Non-governmental Organization (10 June 2021)
Crew have been repatriated home in April 2021. Crew have been assured by their company that remaining wages for one month will be paid soon but company didn't give any timeline

Govt. of Panama (14 July 2021)
From Panama Maritime Authority
On Jan 24, 2021, an email was sent to the operators to notify them of the complaint filed with the Department of Maritime Labour Affairs in which there was no response., the Sgeumar department was asked about the financial guarantee and they informed us that it does not have a financial guarantee and that neither the operators respond to the emails, the ship was restricted in a documentary manner.
An email was sent on May 17, 2021, to the company BALTIC MARINE SERVICES LLC, who are the operators of the ship to update un on the situation of the state of abandonment of the ship, we are waiting for the response of said mail.
We have had communication with the shipowners who have provided proof of the payments of one of the seafarers who filed the complaint, the evidence says that he was paid until February and the complainant with whom we also contacted alleges that he is still being they owe 3 months.

Non-governmental Organization (21 December 2021)
Based on email from Flag State marked to seafarers and based on our last communication with seafarers on 6th December 2021, the seafarers have agreed that they doesn't have outstanding wages claim. Case is resolved.

Entered: Saturday - 8 January 2022 at 06:02:07
Last updated: Saturday - 8 January 2022 at 06:03:07
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