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[Symphony 1 - resolved]


Abandonment ID: 00072
Ship name:[Symphony 1 - resolved]
7-digit IMO no.:7931856
Port of abandonment:La Plata, Argentina
Abandonment date:15 November 2008
Notification date:26 November 2008
Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:ITF
No. of Seafarers:32
Nationalities:Greece(1); Indonesia(1); Latvia(1); Philippines(26); Romania(3)
Circumstances:Engine out of order, ship┐s certificate expired. Black out on board resulting in no air conditioning. Food in short supply, no bunkers. Ship detained by PSC due to numerous deficiencies. Crew unpaid for more than 3 months. Chief Officer in need of medical treatment. Legal claims initiated by Charterer┐s Agent, Chandlers and Bunker Supplier.
Actions taken:26 November 2008: Flag State informed
Co-operation with PSC, Apostleship of the Sea. Contact with Liberian Embassy to facilitate repatriation of the crew. Negotiations with manning agent to ensure outstanding wages are paid.
Repatriation status:26 November 2008: Other
17 repatriated, 14 remain on board due to safe manning requirements in La Plata anchorage
Payment status:31 November 2008: Partially paid
US$151,766 outstanding at end November 2008
Comments and Observations:ITF (16 December 2016)

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