|Abandonment ID:|| 00459|
|Ship name:||Jalesh Karnika[resolved]|
|7-digit IMO no.:||8521220|
|Port of abandonment:||Near Mumbai coast|
|Abandonment date:||July 2020|
|Notification date:||12 October 2020|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||International Chamber of Shipping (ISWAN (NGO))|
|No. of Seafarers:||42|
|Circumstances:||P&I: The American Club|
Unpaid wages, issues related to provision and repatriation.
|Actions taken:||8 October 2020: Flag State informed|
Seafarers have contacted Flag State, P&I Club, Owner and ISWAN.
|Repatriation status:||Repatriation pending|
Seafarers are still on the ship
The crew have returned home.
|Payment status:||1 December 2020: Partially paid|
Their 75% wages has been cleared and remaining shall be hopefully cleared soon.
Their pending dues have been settled.
|Comments and Observations:||Govt. of Bahamas (19 October 2020)|
We have received information that the P & I club, American Steamship, has intervened last week.
The welfare of the crew is taken care of and they are dealing with the wages and repatriation.
The owners are reportedly bankrupt.
Non-governmental Organization (23 October 2020)
The P&I club and flag state have activated financial liability clause under MLC. Diesel and food has been supplied on board. Representation shall be made in court to allow all seafarers or at least those not required to repatriate home since vessel is now arrested.
Non-governmental Organization (1 December 2020)
Vessel has been sold to new owner and all crew have been signed off. Their 75% wages has been cleared and remaining shall be hopefully cleared soon.
Non-governmental Organization (15 January 2021)
The crew have returned home and their pending dues have been settled. The case is now resolved.