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Jalesh Karnika[resolved]


Abandonment ID: 00459
Ship name:Jalesh Karnika[resolved]
7-digit IMO no.:8521220
Port of abandonment:Near Mumbai coast
Abandonment date:July 2020
Notification date:12 October 2020
Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:International Chamber of Shipping (ISWAN (NGO))
No. of Seafarers:42
Circumstances:P&I: The American Club

Passenger ship.
Unpaid wages, issues related to provision and repatriation.
Actions taken:8 October 2020: Flag State informed

Seafarers have contacted Flag State, P&I Club, Owner and ISWAN.
Repatriation status:Repatriation pending
Seafarers are still on the ship

The crew have returned home.
Payment status:1 December 2020: Partially paid
Their 75% wages has been cleared and remaining shall be hopefully cleared soon.

Payment Pending
USD 419,758

Their pending dues have been settled.
Comments and Observations:Govt. of Bahamas (19 October 2020)
We have received information that the P & I club, American Steamship, has intervened last week.
The welfare of the crew is taken care of and they are dealing with the wages and repatriation.
The owners are reportedly bankrupt.

Non-governmental Organization (23 October 2020)
The P&I club and flag state have activated financial liability clause under MLC. Diesel and food has been supplied on board. Representation shall be made in court to allow all seafarers or at least those not required to repatriate home since vessel is now arrested.

Non-governmental Organization (1 December 2020)
Vessel has been sold to new owner and all crew have been signed off. Their 75% wages has been cleared and remaining shall be hopefully cleared soon.

Non-governmental Organization (15 January 2021)
The crew have returned home and their pending dues have been settled. The case is now resolved.

Entered: Friday - 15 January 2021 at 14:53:40
Last updated: Wednesday - 10 March 2021 at 08:24:12
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