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Anatoly Kolesov[disputed]


Abandonment ID: 00248
Ship name:Anatoly Kolesov[disputed]
7-digit IMO no.:9138733
Port of abandonment:Varna, Bulgaria
Abandonment date:15 May 2015
Notification date:May 2015
Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:ITF
No. of Seafarers:2
Nationalities:Russian Federation(2)
Circumstances:Vessel is at the shipyard. no money to cover the expenses
Actions taken:2015: Other
2015 - contacted owners and managers without any reply from them. Flag state informed but no actions. Coordination with HM - vessel detained. Few lawyers contacted without results.

2016: Other
2016 - Recently contacted new lawyer with a recent successful case of auctioning the vessel in less than a year. Awaiting answer by the end of the week.
Repatriation status:2015: Repatriation pending
one seafarer repatriated - 2015
Payment status:Payment Pending
total $ 11400
AB $900
Motorman $1000
join date 08/05/2016

Comments and Observations:ITF (15 May 2017)
Vessel still in shipyard, 2 new seafarers on board, now also complaining of unpaid wages. Previous crew were repatriated with half wages and have a lawyer dealing with claim for the rest

ITF (7 December 2017)
2 crew still on board, they expect to be repatriated soon. Wages still o/s.

ITF (25 May 2018)
-----Original Message-----
From: Katie Higginbottom []
Sent: vendredi 25 mai 2018 12:11
To: Jan de Boer ( ; Noh, Jinhak ; Natalie Shaw (
Subject: Anatoly Kolesov

Dear All
See below update on the Anatoly Kolesov case.
So all seafarers are now repatriated but we cannot confirm that they have been paid - which seems unlikely.
At this point I would call this case 'disputed'.
Best, Katie

Govt. of Belize (17 March 2023)
This vessel is no longer flying Belize Flag since 2021. It is currently flying St. Vincent and Grenadines Flag under the name MARTENISTA.

$600 000 to the shipyard
$60 000 to the agent
some fines to HM
vessel still needs minor repairs to be fully operational
other vessels from company’s fleet also detained/arrested

Entered: Friday - 25 May 2018 at 12:14:32
Last updated: Friday - 17 March 2023 at 16:36:53
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