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Abandonment ID: 00827
Ship name:Avid
7-digit IMO no.:9393905
Port of abandonment:Al Jazeera, UAE
Abandonment date:1 June 2023
Notification date:23 November 2023
Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:ITF
No. of Seafarers:8
Nationalities:India(1); Myanmar(6); Philippines(1)
Circumstances:P&I : Shipowners’ Club

Type : Tug

2 seafarers report that they have 7 months outstanding wages (April to October).
The rest of the crew also appear to have unpaid wages but have not complained so far.
There appears to have been a change in the vessel management.
Actions taken:20 November 2023: Flag State informed
Contacted the owners, managers, flag state and UAE maritime authorities
Repatriation status:23 November 2023: Repatriation pending
Payment status:23 November 2023: Payment Pending
Comments and Observations:ITF (23 November 2023)
The Ship manager for this vessel is involved in a number of abandonments and has now been entered onto the ITF’s Seafarers Breach of Rights Index

Govt. of Panama (20 March 2024)
Through email dated October 3, 2023, a message is sent to the owner informing him of the complaint received and the failures incurred and asking whether or not payment was made.
Through email date November 23, a message was received from the shipowners informing us of the following: " ... Well noted your below, We will internally investigate the matter and if found to be true and correct then wages will be cleared and settled by next week. Kindly exercise patience".
Through email dated November 23, 2023, a message was received from the ITF mentioning that" ... I would like to infonn you and share the latest information we have about the MLC Complaint that seafarers' salaries starting September 19 Until October they were paid, now what remains to be paid is the previous salaries ... ".

Entered: Monday - 18 December 2023 at 08:59:06
Last updated: Tuesday - 2 April 2024 at 13:50:46
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