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Abandonment ID: 00254
Ship name:Braveheart[disputed]
7-digit IMO no.:9263461
Port of abandonment:Off Limbe, Cameroon
Abandonment date:15 September 2016
Notification date:16 November 2016
Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:ITF
No. of Seafarers:6
Nationalities:Cameroon(1); Indonesia(2); India(1); Ukraine(2)
Circumstances:Vessel arrested by Congolese oil company, vessel out of fuel, crew not paid since beginning October, previous 8 crew were also not paid. Shipowner appears to be bankrupt, no response from flag State.
Actions taken:Other
Reported to flag state; possible vessel arrest
Repatriation status:Other
ITF has repatriated crew (in process)
Payment status:Payment Pending
Around USD350,000 outstanding
Comments and Observations:ITF (23 May 2017)
Seafarers repatriated with ITF support but without wages. Vessel not worth enough to warrant arrest.

ITF (7 December 2017)
ITF paid to repatriate crew, local lawyer was involved, doubt that wages were paid as vessel was worth very little. No further info available

Entered: Wednesday - 24 May 2017 at 10:51:37
Last updated: Monday - 11 December 2017 at 14:09:02
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