|Abandonment ID:|| 00176|
|Ship name:||Nafto Cement XVI[disputed]|
|Flag:||St. Vincent & Grenadines|
|7-digit IMO no.:||7373729|
|Port of abandonment:||Valencia, Spain|
|Abandonment date:||April 2011|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||Govt. of Philippines (Department of Labour and Employment)|
|No. of Seafarers:||12|
|Circumstances:||Vessel was place under judicial arrest by the Spanish Guardia Civil.|
|Actions taken:||20 July 2011: Other|
The Department of Labour and Employment required the employer to provide the airline tickets to repatriate the 12 Filipino Seafarers.
|Repatriation status:||5 July 2011: Repatriated|
All 12 seafarers were repatriated to the Philippines on 05 July 2011.
|Payment status:||20 July 2011: Payment Pending|
Claims for unpaid wages and other benefits have been filed against the employer through the Department of Labour and Employment.
|Comments and Observations:||Govt. of Philippines (20 July 2011)|
Repatriation arrangement were coordinated by the Department of Labour and Employment.
ITF (25 November 2016)
The case is on going but the seafarers have all been repatriated.
ITF (7 December 2017)
Seafarers repatriated, case was ongoing.