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Kumi Maru No. 3


Abandonment ID: 00479
Ship name:Kumi Maru No. 3
7-digit IMO no.:8879055
Port of abandonment:Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Abandonment date:20 October 2020
Notification date:26 October 2020
Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:ITF
No. of Seafarers:10
Nationalities:China(1); Indonesia(1); Myanmar(8)
Circumstances:P&I: None

Shortages of food, water and fuel.
Vessel is currently stuck on a sandbank and the crew have to walk ashore at low tide to get food.
Actions taken:Other
Negotiations with the company in Taiwan and the owners in Japan.

Provisions provided
ITF is looking into providing emergency supplies.
Repatriation status:Repatriation pending
6 crew members are awiting repatriation.
Payment status:Payment Pending
USD 53,200 (7 months) for the 6 crew.
Comments and Observations:ITF (26 October 2020)
Flag is currently unknown.
Sierra Leone flag state confirmed that the vessel was registered under provisional registration which expired on 07/02/2020.
The vessel never proceeded with permanent registration and was consequently removed from the registry.

ITF (11 August 2021)
Contact with the crew and the vessel has been lost. The vessel has not been seen at least 12 months.

Entered: Wednesday - 11 November 2020 at 14:26:37
Last updated: Wednesday - 11 August 2021 at 20:14:09
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