|Abandonment ID:|| 00710|
|Ship name:||A M Ambar[disputed]|
|7-digit IMO no.:||9548770|
|Port of abandonment:||Mumbai anchorage, India|
|Abandonment date:||1 October 2022|
|Notification date:||4 December 2022|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||ITF|
|No. of Seafarers:||10|
|Circumstances:||P&I : The Shipowners club|
Type : Tug
10 seafarers are unpaid for 3 months (August to October) and want to be repatriated.
|Actions taken:||24 November 2022: Flag State informed|
Company contacted, requested payment and sign the crew off. Flag State contacted.
|Repatriation status:||4 December 2022: Repatriation pending|
4 seafarers remain on board and want to sign off
|Payment status:||4 December 2022: Payment Pending|
US$13,600 (calculated just for 4 that remain on board)
|Comments and Observations:||ITF (4 December 2022)|
Information from the crew is that the vessel has changed
its name to AMBAR and the flag to Equatorial Guinea.
No answer has been received from the company, neither
from the Flag State
Govt. of Panama (17 January 2023)
The vessel remains abandoned in the port of Bombay Anchorage, India. Claim for ten ( I 0) seafarers (3 months salary).
By email dated December 13, 2022, the owner and the resident agent were notified and a response is awaited. To know the current state of the vessel, we request a flag status inspection.
ITF (7 March 2023)
The crew received their wages until 25th November 2022. Despite advice to the contrary they have decided to trust that the company will pay them the rest of their outstanding wages