|Abandonment ID:|| 00670|
|Ship name:||Muru [resolved]|
|7-digit IMO no.:||4542874|
|Port of abandonment:||Sharjah, UAE|
|Abandonment date:||27 June 2022|
|Notification date:||29 June 2022|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||ITF|
|No. of Seafarers:||7|
|Circumstances:||P&I : Unknown|
Crew are owed 2 months wages, are low on fuel and provisions and have no fresh drinking water. They are being forced to drink the water that comes out of the air conditioning unit. Vessel is a very bad state and is certainly substandard.
Some of the employment contracts show the name of the vessel as MURU but with a completely different IMO number, and some contracts show a different vessel name altogether.
|Actions taken:||27 June 2022: Flag State informed|
Contacted the company and flag state (email undeleivered) and have requested that PSC inspect the vessel. Have also asked local welfare organisations to deliver fresh water.
|Repatriation status:||Repatriation pending|
All crew want to be repatriated.
|Payment status:||Payment Pending|
The total wages outstanding is in excess of US$20,000.
|Comments and Observations:||ITF (6 January 2023)|
All the crew received outstanding wages