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[Donald Duckling - resolved]


Abandonment ID: 00207
Ship name:[Donald Duckling - resolved]
7-digit IMO no.:9137961
Port of abandonment:Tyne Port / UK
Abandonment date:9 November 2013
Notification date:29 November 2013
Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:ITF
No. of Seafarers:18
Nationalities:Philippines(11); Romania(7)
Circumstances:The vessel has been in port for 3 weeks with no food or water provided by the owner in that time. The port has provided fuel for heating and lighting. Crews are living on charity of local people. Company does not respond to crew, ITF or crewing agents.
Actions taken:Other
Negotiations with charterers, liason with PSC, discussions with agents, port and police.
Repatriation status:Repatriation pending
Payment status:Payment Pending
From October, USD 92,000 approximately is pending.
Comments and Observations:Govt. of United Kingdom (13 December 2013)
Type of vessel : the vessel is technically a multi-purpose general cagro (wood chip carrier), not a bulk carrier.

Circumstances : The vessel was detained by United Kingdom Port State Control on the 12th November 2013, for failing to comply with Merchant Shipping legislation. The Operators have made no attempt to pay costs arising from the detention of the vessel. The original ships agents withdrew their services. Vessel does have new appointed local agents.

The vessel has a Charterer (EMR) that has loaded around 14,000 tonnes of scrap on board.

The Port State Control inspection is suspended. No rectification repairs have been commenced so far.

The vessel has already been detained in her last two ports for various safety and crew welfare related issues.

The crew are Romanian, Filipino and Indian.

The MCA was advised on 9th December 2013 in an e-mail by the agents that some outstanding wages had been paid, subject to confirmation.

The agents confirmed to the MCA on 13th December that wages had been paid to the crew.

ITF (16 December 2016)

Govt. of Panama
Flag has been changed into Liberia since 2014-09.

Last updated: Monday - 19 December 2016 at 10:42:53^ top

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