|Abandonment ID:|| 00384|
|Ship name:||Noble Breeze[resolved]|
|Flag:||St. Vincent & Grenadines|
|7-digit IMO no.:||9126871|
|Port of abandonment:||Klang Bunkering Anchorage, Malaysia|
|Abandonment date:||7 February 2019|
|Notification date:||21 February 2019|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||ITF|
|No. of Seafarers:||20|
|Nationalities:||Russian Federation(1); Iran, Islamic Republic of(4); India(2); Philippines(10); Ukraine(2); Germany(1)|
|Circumstances:||Wages are unpaid since December 2018, blackout (lost main electrical power) due to lack of diesel oil supplies.|
|Actions taken:||11 February 2019: Flag State informed|
|Repatriation status:||21 February 2019: Repatriation pending|
The crew is presently on board although the owners are considering to change and repatriate 11 members of the crew by the end of February 2019
|Payment status:||21 February 2019: Payment Pending|
Wages unpaid since December 2018, USD71,104 for 15 crew members (excluding 4 Iranian crew and the German Master)
|Comments and Observations:||ITF (21 February 2019)|
The crew triggered the financial security insurance on 19 February 2019 by emailing British Marine P&I directly.
The Master and 4 Iranian crew have not applied for the financial security and claim to have an arrangement with the owner.
Filipino members of crew are claiming that they are coming under pressure to return home without pay.