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Abandonment ID: 00705
Ship name:Avid[resolved]
7-digit IMO no.:9393905
Port of abandonment:Mina Saqr, UAE
Abandonment date:1 November 2022
Notification date:10 November 2022
Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:ITF
No. of Seafarers:8
Nationalities:Indonesia(5); India(2); Myanmar(1)
Circumstances:P&I : Shipowners’ Club

Crew are owed two months wages for September joiners, wages from 1 August for two earlier joiners.
Actions taken:9 November 2022: Flag State informed
Email sent to owner and manager with copy to flag and P&I requesting September and October proof of payment be supplied as soon as possible.

Repatriation status:10 November 2022: Other
All onboard, none at end of their contract as of yet.
Payment status:10 November 2022: Payment Pending
$2,160 for reporting crew member, unknown for remainder as they are not yet willing to disclose their salaries.

Comments and Observations:ITF (11 November 2022)
Flag has responded and will have their Dubai office look into the matter in the aim of resolving the situation.

Govt. of Panama (21 November 2022)
1. On November 10, 2022, the shipowers club informs us, which requested more information from its members for their due investigation.

2. Outstanding crew wages were paid through November 1, 2022.(ATTACHED)

3. On November 11, 2022, Mr. Eric White, ITF Inspector, tells us the following:
"Confirmed all outstanding wages to 1 November have been received by the crew. Case considered resolved on my end at this time."

4. The insurance company (P&I) that issued the financial guarantee (regulation 2.5) for the abandonment of the Tug "AVID" was activated, and proceeded with urgent attention to this case.

ITF (30 November 2022)
US$23,670 paid to crew and receipt confirmed by crew members. This covers all owed wages until 1st November 2022

Last updated: Thursday - 22 December 2022 at 16:14:40^ top

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