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Mikayla AJ[resolved]


Abandonment ID: 00773
Ship name:Mikayla AJ[resolved]
7-digit IMO no.:8914817
Port of abandonment:Oranjestad anchorage, Aruba
Abandonment date:4 May 2023
Notification date:10 July 2023
Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:ITF
No. of Seafarers:7
Nationalities:Cuba(2); Panama(2)
Circumstances:P&I : None

Type : Chemical/Products Tanker

The vessel has been anchored in the same position since 28th August 2022, 1.5 miles of the coast of Aruba. During this time the supply of provisions, water and fuel has been irregular. They have been denied shore leave
The crew have been demanding from the shipowner since November 2022 the resolution of the situation, repatriation and payment of the owed wages.
Actions taken:7 July 2023: Flag State informed
Contacted the owner, flag state and port state

Repatriation status:10 July 2023: Repatriation pending
Payment status:10 July 2023: Payment Pending
Comments and Observations:ITF (10 July 2023)
Vessel is now believed to be under the Comoros flag

ITF (25 January 2024)
Owner paid $235,000, covering all salaries owed to the crew.

Entered: Thursday - 25 January 2024 at 15:31:45
Last updated: Thursday - 25 January 2024 at 15:32:13
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