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Bedford castle[resolved]


Abandonment ID: 00447
Nombre del buque:Bedford castle[resolved]
No. OMI:9189926
Puerto de abandono:Jebel Ali, UAE
Fecha de abandono:15 Mayo 2020
Fecha de notificación:20 Julio 2020
Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:Fed. Int. de los Trabajadores del Trasporte (ITF)
No. de marinos:19
Nacionalidades:Bulgaria(7); Indonesia(1); Ucrania(11)
Circunstancias:P&I: Unknown
This case can be related to COVID-19.

Wages since May 2020 are outstanding.
It is hoped that the crew will now be repatriated from Richards Bay, South Africa.
Acciones tomadas:15 Mayo 2020: Flag State informed

Conducting negotiations with company.
Estado de la repatriación:Repatriation pending
Crew remain on board the vessel.
Estado del pago:Partially paid
Wages are now paid up until May.
Comentarios y observaciones:Fed. Int. de los Trabajadores del Trasporte (ITF) (20 Julio 2020)
This case can be raises a problem of the current pandemic as crew remain on board despite a request for repatriation and expired contracts.

Indonesia (27 Julio 2020)
In accordance with the information that the ship is currently in Richards Bay South Africa, and we have made initial coordination with Head of Protocol and Consular Section the Indonesian Embassy in Pretoria, received information that the Indonesian seafarer is in good condition, and salaries for May and June have been paid. Whereas for the July, the payroll is already received but still waiting for the wage transferred into the account.

For the repatriation, the Principal has arranged his return ticket, but it is necessary to make sure that the flight used is available, related to the current flight conditions.

Fed. Int. de los Trabajadores del Trasporte (ITF) (25 Septiembre 2020)
Crew were paid up until June. Some crew have left the vessel without wages. Some remain onboard.

Fed. Int. de los Trabajadores del Trasporte (ITF) (19 Octubre 2020)
Only 2 of the original crew remain on board and they have stopped communication with ITF. Resolved.

Entered: Jueves - 29 Octubre 2020 07:52:49
Última actualización: Martes - 26 Enero 2021 11:42:58
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