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Abandonment ID: 00821
Ship name:Doris[resolved]
7-digit IMO no.:9221449
Port of abandonment:Pyeongtaek, Korea
Abandonment date:1 January 2023
Notification date:7 November 2023
Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:ITF
No. of Seafarers:10
Nationalities:Bangladesh(6); China(4)
Circumstances:P&I : Unknown

Type : General Cargo

8 months owed wages and some of the crew were wages due were lower than stipulated on their SEA. 3 crew members wanted to be repatriated in Korea but agreed to repatriation in China. There were issues with the availability of food and water as well.
Actions taken:19 July 2023: Flag State informed
Contacted the company, flag state and port state control

Repatriation status:7 November 2023: Repatriated
3 crew were repatriated in China.
Payment status:7 November 2023: Paid
Comments and Observations:ITF (25 January 2024)
All outstanding wages have been paid to the seafarers

Govt. of China (28 January 2024)
China Maritime Safety Administration has promptly organized personnel to conduct a thorough investigation into the situation of the vessel in question. Below are the findings:
1. Vessel Information:
- Vessel Name: DORIS
- Vessel Type: General Cargo
- Flag State: Cameroon
- IMO Number:9221449
2. Crew Situation Verification:
The investigation found that the shipowner has conscientiously fulfilled the requirements of the 2006 Maritime Labor Convention, fulfilled their obligations to arrange and pay for the repatriation of seafarers, pay wages, and provide basic needs of seafarers, including medical care. The wages of seafarers have been paid on time, the situation of unpaid wages to seafarers were not found. Based on the above findings, it is not recommended to include the DORIS vessel in the joint database for abandoned seafarers.

Entered: Thursday - 23 November 2023 at 08:26:34
Last updated: Tuesday - 30 January 2024 at 08:33:47
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