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Abandonment ID: 00365
Ship name:Rawan[disputed]
7-digit IMO no.:8697304
Port of abandonment:OTW Malta
Abandonment date:15 September 2018
Notification date:1 October 2018
Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:ITF
No. of Seafarers:7
Nationalities:India(5); Syrian Arab Republic(2)
Circumstances:Wages unpaid for at least 5 months. Poor living conditions, limited provisions, frequent power failures
Actions taken:30 November 2018: Other
Messages sent to ship manager, P&I club and Maltese auhtorites (Port and armed forces). Medical evacuation of Ch. Off. on the 22nd Oct 2018 conducted by Armed Forces. Initial correspondence was acknowledged, but recent messages to P&I and the ship manager have been ignored
Repatriation status:30 November 2018: Other
One repatriated and seven remain.
Payment status:30 November 2018: Other
Until and including September for all Eight (8) crew $51,445. Ongoing salary per month for seven crew (excluding the Ch. Off): $8500
Comments and Observations:ITF (30 November 2018)
The vessel has been kept outside territorial waters for several months, possibly to avoid authorities. The vessel left Malta OPL on the 8th or 9th November 2018.

Ch. Off. evacuated for medical reasons by Armed Forces of Maltese. Repatriation and expenses met by General Workers Union (Malta) with assistance from Immigration Police. Wages remain outstanding.

ITF (2 July 2021)
Vessel is now dead. The vessel left Maltese waters and was last heard to have been arrested in Cyprus. No conformation from the crew that they received their owed wages.

Entered: Monday - 5 July 2021 at 08:55:54
Last updated: Monday - 5 July 2021 at 08:56:53
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