|Abandonment ID:|| 00431|
|Ship name:||MT Remos[resolved]|
|7-digit IMO no.:||7925168|
|Port of abandonment:||Tema (anchorage), Ghana|
|Abandonment date:||16 November 2019|
|Notification date:||15 April 2020|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||ITF|
|No. of Seafarers:||11|
|Nationalities:||Russian Federation(2); Ghana(1); Pakistan(8)|
|Circumstances:||P&I: Eagle Ocean Marine|
Crew wages unpaid for 5 to 8 months.
Their living conditions are deplorable.
They are not repatriated because of lockdown and closure of borders as a result of COVID-19.
|Actions taken:||6 March 2020: Flag State informed|
The flag state, the shipowner and P&I Club were notified.
The shipowner supplied little amount of diesel, but this cannot be used because of broken down generators.
The P&I supplied some amount of provisions and water.
|Repatriation status:||Repatriation pending|
No action taken so far because of lockdown and closure of borders by nations as a result of COVID-19
|Payment status:||Payment Pending|
8 month's wages (for Russian Master and Chief Engineer)and 5 month's wages (for 8 Pakistani and 1 Ghanaian crew) are pending.
|Comments and Observations:||Govt. of Ghana (17 April 2020)|
Thank you for your email. I will liaise with the Ghana Maritime Authority and revert shortly with the relevant comments.
ITF (25 September 2020)
Disputed. Crew has left the vessel with payment from P&I. Crew is arresting the vessel to get remainder of wages.
ITF (19 October 2020)
Crew are pursuing outstanding wages with their lawyer. Resolved.