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[Widad 2 - fishing vessel - resolved]


Abandonment ID: 00059
Ship name:[Widad 2 - fishing vessel - resolved]
7-digit IMO no.:8607335
Port of abandonment:Huelva (Spain)
Abandonment date:27 October 2007
Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:ITF
No. of Seafarers:5
Nationalities:Russian Federation(2); Ukraine(3)
Circumstances:Owed Wages since June 2006, crew not receiving sufficient food and water from the shipowner or their agent, since 18.10.2007, food was eventually provided by the Red Cross. Vessel arrested on January 2006 by the previous Russian shipowner and by local agent.
Actions taken:11 December 2007: Other
ITF Inspector was able to help 2 crew members to recover their outstanding wages and be repatriated. Communication with the remaining crew was hampered due to them being afraid to speak with the inspector. Discussions are ongoing with the former owner┐s lawyer.
Repatriation status:11 December 2007: Other
10 crew members remain on board the two vessels (Widad 2 and Widad 3).
Payment status:11 December 2007: Other
Details not available.
Comments and Observations:ITF (15 May 2017)
Understand the crew were eventually paid. Vessels now trading under a different name and flag

Entered: Monday - 15 May 2017 at 16:27:58
Last updated: Monday - 15 May 2017 at 16:28:42
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