|Abandonment ID:|| 00679|
|Ship name:||Miss Lilie 1[resolved]|
|7-digit IMO no.:||5298963|
|Port of abandonment:||Port de Paix, Haiti|
|Abandonment date:||28 July 2022|
|Notification date:||3 August 2022|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||ITF|
|No. of Seafarers:||5|
|Nationalities:||Guatemala(1); Haiti(2); Honduras(2)|
|Circumstances:||P&I : Unknown|
Vessel detained by local government on suspicion of arms trafficking and smuggling.
|Actions taken:||28 July 2022: Flag State informed|
Provided relevant information to USCG PSC and Homeland Security officers, contacted flag state, requested additional
information from crew members.
|Comments and Observations:||ITF (3 August 2022)|
Local authorities have confiscated passports of remaining crew members. The Captain has departed the vessel and left remaining crew to deal with the circumstances. No responses from owners when crew members make requests regarding resolution to the situation. Crew members have contacted their respective embassies in the Dominican Republic as the nearest location to Haiti.
ITF (30 November 2022)
Payments made to the Cook, Chief Engineer and AB. Two Honduran crew received tickets from the owner to travel back to Honduras on 9 August 2022. Guatemalan crew member to depart 16 August 2022. National embassies arranged travel documents in place of the confiscated passports.