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Bahman Discovery[disputed]


Abandonment ID: 00328
Ship name:Bahman Discovery[disputed]
7-digit IMO no.:7303085
Port of abandonment:Ajman Anchorage, UAE
Abandonment date:2 November 2017
Notification date:24 January 2018
Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:ITF
No. of Seafarers:10
Nationalities:India(8); Sri Lanka(2)
Circumstances:The crew is reporting that internet connections are going down and they have not received any water, food, medical supplies.
Actions taken:Other
Contacts with Alco Shipping. The Mission to seafarers is also involved
Repatriation status:Repatriation pending
Payment status:Payment Pending
21 months

Partially paid
Some of the crew have informed us that they have been paid only 2 months (USD$13,900.00)
Comments and Observations:Govt. of Panama (31 December 2020)
This case was reported by Capt.Pratheek Reddy, Moisés De Gracia -IMO Panama Representative and ITF, due to the abandon of the crewmembers, owing 21 months of salaries, and lacking of food, water and meds. The vessel is located
in Sharjah Hamriyah, Dubai, EAU.
Mr. Mohamed Arrachedi - ITF was contacted through Email offering repatriation, however it is striking to them how the outstanding salaries will be covered.

ITF (28 January 2021)
Some of the crew have informed us that they have been paid only 2 months (USD 13,900.00)

ITF (5 March 2021)
Some crew have confirmed to the ITF that they have received 2 months owed wages totalling $USD 13,000
The crew have all been repatriated but there is no documented evidence from the company that any outstanding wages were paid after repatriation. Disputed.

Govt. of Panama (20 March 2024)
In response to the labor complaint filed against the vessel AZAB (EX BAHMAN DISCOVERY with IMO 7303085, you will find the latest communications
Last Information:
By email dated February 16, 2024, we sent a follow-up email to the ITF Inspector. We are waiting for the indicated state change.

Entered: Friday - 5 March 2021 at 20:54:24
Last updated: Tuesday - 2 April 2024 at 13:15:27
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