|Abandonment ID:|| 00007|
|Ship name:||[Yang Xho - resolved]|
|7-digit IMO no.:||7723027|
|Port of abandonment:||Otaru (Japan)|
|Abandonment date:||23 June 2004|
|Notification date:||14 September 2004|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||ITF|
|No. of Seafarers:||15|
|Actions taken:||2004: Other|
Repatriation and financial assistance provided
16 November 2004: Flag State informed
Flag state informed. Bolivian Embassy contacted in Japan. The Embassy replied that the Bolivian International Ship Registry had been trying to contact the owner without success, and that issues of labour should be dealt with by parties to the employment agreement.
16 November 2004: Provisions provided
April 2005: Other
ISF: Advised by ITF that case resolved.
|Repatriation status:||27 October 2004: Repatriated|
|Payment status:||June 2005: Payment Pending|
UPDATE: Port paid 25% of claim. Balance outstanding.
|Comments and Observations:||ITF (2005)|
Shipowner ran out of funds leaving crew unpaid and without provisions. ITF Affiliate in Japan provided provisions and took a collection from its members for the crew who were repatriated by the ITF. Three remaining seafarers refused repatriation because of their outstanding wage claim.
International Shipping Federation (April 2005)
International Maritime Organisation (December 2005)
New flag: Cambodia; new name: King.