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Svetlana M - fishing vessel


Abandonment ID: 00871
Ship name:Svetlana M - fishing vessel
7-digit IMO no.:8969654
Port of abandonment:Westport (WA), USA
Abandonment date:26 July 2023
Notification date:15 January 2024
Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:ITF
No. of Seafarers:1
Circumstances:P&I : Unknown

Type : Fishing Vessel

Brought into US via Vancouver, Canada. Embarked fishing boat and brought back to the United States. Without a US visa and immigration status forced to stay onboard with continual psychological threat of their future employment with what appears to be no intentions of honouring their POEA contract. More than 3 months owed wages
Actions taken:10 January 2024: Flag State informed
Presently under investigation by Homeland Security Investigations.
Repatriation status:15 January 2024: Other
1 Filipino humanitarianly paroled into US
Payment status:15 January 2024: Payment Pending

Last updated: Wednesday - 21 February 2024 at 08:04:29^ top

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