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Sea Soul 1[disputed]


Abandonment ID: 00221
Ship name:Sea Soul 1[disputed]
7-digit IMO no.:8502377
Port of abandonment:Dakar, Senegal
Abandonment date:16 August 2014
Notification date:23 March 2015
Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:ITF
No. of Seafarers:10
Nationalities:Egypt; Ukraine
Circumstances:The vessel sank on Aug. 12 2014 amid allegations of arms smuggling. According to public databases, the vessel is owned and operated by a Romanian company.
The crew were initially accused of illegal arms trafficking, but the courts did not uphold the charge and the seafarers are now on bail and surviving on local support.
It has not been possible to contact the owner.
Actions taken:Other
Vessel owner, manning agent, Gov't and Court has been contacted.
Repatriation status:Repatriation pending
Payment status:Payment Pending
Almost 10 months of wage for 10 crewmembers is pending.
Comments and Observations:ITF (16 December 2016)
Seafarers repatriated, outstanding wages unknown

ITF (7 December 2017)
No further update expected.

Entered: Monday - 19 December 2016 at 16:29:35
Last updated: Monday - 11 December 2017 at 15:08:19
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