|Abandonment ID:|| 00300|
|7-digit IMO no.:||9142980|
|Port of abandonment:||Kakinada, India|
|Abandonment date:||24 May 2017|
|Notification date:||29 May 2017|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||ITF|
|No. of Seafarers:||19|
|Circumstances:||Vessel arrested due to non-payment of MGO. P&I club involved and accepting their obligations even though cover has been terminated. However Indian port authorities demand minimum safe manning of crew to remain on board.|
|Actions taken:||12 September 2017: Other|
Contact the owner, P&I club handling the case as per MLC obligations.
|Repatriation status:||12 September 2017: Repatriation pending|
|Payment status:||12 September 2017: Partially paid|
Insurance company has paid the outstanding 4 months wages. For the rest the insurance company has hired a lawyer for the crew.
|Comments and Observations:||Govt. of Panama (31 December 2020)|
Through Email dated June 20, 2019, Captain Bilyayers confirms that the pending wages were paid by Court Order.
We asked ITF to update the status of the case to be RESOLVED.
ITF (1 March 2021)
The crew stopped communicating with us and we have no method of verifying Captain Bilyayers email. The vessel is now Dead according to IHS Maritime.