|Abandonment ID:|| 00190|
|Ship name:||[Craig Trans - Inactive]|
|7-digit IMO no.:||8424551|
|Port of abandonment:||Halifax, Canada|
|Abandonment date:||19 December 2012|
|Notification date:||8 January 2013|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||ITF|
|No. of Seafarers:||8|
|Nationalities:||El Salvador(1); Honduras(7)|
|Circumstances:||Vessel detained by PSC due to safety deficiencies. Seafarers unpaid for more than a month, no supplies, vessel infested with cockroaches, no response from owner.|
|Actions taken:||Flag State informed|
Contact made with owner and flag state, but no response from owner. Vessel has very little value, almost unseaworthy.
|Repatriation status:||Repatriation pending|
All consulates contacted along with flag states to repatriate crew. All refused involvement. All crew will be flown home with air miles and Aero plan miles donated by donations from across the country.
|Payment status:||Payment Pending|
Approximately US 20,000 wages owed to crew in wages
|Comments and Observations:||Govt. of Canada (12 February 2013)|
Craig Trans arrived in Halifax on the evening of December 18, 2012. Vessel restricted from departure by Transport Canada due to complaints regarding living condition aboard the vessel and Mission to Seafarers notified at that time. PSC inspection was carried on Dec. 19, 2012 and the vessel detained. Mission to Seafarers,located in close proximity to the vessel, provided warm clothing,food, water, etc. and access to telephone to contact families. Crew heated and powered by vessel generator. Crew were well taken care of through generous donations by local organizations and the general public.
ITF (16 December 2016)
Case closed but details not available