|Abandonment ID:|| 00497|
|Ship name:||Huta 709|
|7-digit IMO no.:||7523166|
|Port of abandonment:||SAlman Bay, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia|
|Abandonment date:||26 November 2019|
|Notification date:||2 December 2020|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||ITF (ISWAN)|
|No. of Seafarers:||4|
Seafarers have contacted their union (NUSI) in November 2019.
|Repatriation status:||Repatriation pending|
All crew are currently not on board but they are in a camp now.
|Payment status:||Payment Pending|
They worked for more than one year and none of them have been paid wages from owner since they joined vessel.
|Comments and Observations:||Non-governmental Organization (5 March 2021)|
3 out of 4 seafarers have been repatriated. They have been paid only 2 months wages and repatriation cost was borne by their company.
Non-governmental Organization (10 June 2021)
Company is ready to pay flight tickets for repatriation of remaining seafarers but there has been no assurance from company on payment of outstanding wages to seafarers.
Non-governmental Organization (21 December 2021)
Didn't hear back from crew regarding development about this case after July 2021.
Non-governmental Organization (20 April 2022)
Based on communication with seafarer on 23rd March 2022, seafarers have been paid partial wages for year 2021 but wages for year 2020 still remains pending.
Non-governmental Organization (4 August 2022)
Tried to connect with seafarer on 29th July 2022, didn't hear back from them.