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Abandonment ID: 00097
Ship name:Eber[disputed]
7-digit IMO no.:7701469
Port of abandonment:La Plata, Argentina
Abandonment date:1 February 2009
Notification date:4 February 2009
Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:ITF
No. of Seafarers:23
Circumstances:Food in short supply, no bunkers. Crew unpaid for more than 3 months. Some crew members in need of medical treatment. Claims initiated by local Agent of the ship. Ship anchored since 23 November 2008 due to local agent claim for USD 50,000 (owed payments for services). (Anchorage area named "Common Zone")
Actions taken:4 February 2009: Flag State informed
Co-operation with PSC, Apostleship of the Sea. Contact with Turkish Embassy to facilitate repatriation of the crew. Negotiations with owner, who says has no money to solve any problem, including repatriations. Turkish union assisting.
Repatriation status:0222: Repatriation pending
AT 22nd. February: 2 repatriated at Campana Port (November 23th.), 3 abandoned the ship and return to Turkey by them self (February 8th.), 11 repatriated by our Office with assistance of Turkish union, Consulate, Coast Guard, Apostleship of the Sea and some contacts in La Plata and Buenos Aires (February 17th). Nine (9) remain on board awaiting our assistance in La Plata anchorage.
Payment status:22 February 2009: Payment Pending
Four (4) months outstanding
Comments and Observations:ITF (7 December 2017)
No further update expected

Entered: Tuesday - 20 December 2016 at 10:06:11
Last updated: Monday - 11 December 2017 at 14:29:13
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