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[Reefer III- resolved]


Abandonment ID: 00058
Ship name:[Reefer III- resolved]
Flag:Sierra Leone
7-digit IMO no.:5178400
Port of abandonment:Manzanillo/Coco Solo (Panama)
Abandonment date:5 September 2007
Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:ITF
No. of Seafarers:5
Nationalities:Colombia(4); Venezuela(1)
Circumstances:The vessel was last at dry dock in Cartagena. There has been no power on board for 3 months. Some money (US300.00 every 15 days) is provided for food by the manning agent, 30 tons of water were supplied on 30 October, prior to this the crew were collecting rainwater. There appears to be no contact with the owner.
Actions taken:26 November 2007: No action taken by the Port State
ITF inspector has approached Panamanian Maritime Authority for assistance but met with difficulty in obtaining permission to visit the vessel, as did the Mission to Seafarers.
Repatriation status:26 November 2007: Other
Nine seafarers have returned home at their own expense, 5 remain on board.
Payment status:26 November 2007: Partially paid
Some back pay has been recovered from the Manning Agent in Panama, but 7/8 months wages remain outstanding.
Comments and Observations:ITF (16 December 2016)

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