|Abandonment ID:|| 00644|
|Ship name:||Al Wakra[resolved]|
|7-digit IMO no.:||7715991|
|Port of abandonment:||Khalid port, Sharjah, UAE|
|Abandonment date:||December 2021|
|Notification date:||4 May 2022|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||ITF (ISWAN)|
|No. of Seafarers:||14|
|Nationalities:||Indonesia(1); Syrian Arab Republic(1); India(9); Pakistan(1); Philippines(1); Sri Lanka(1)|
|Circumstances:||P&I : Unknown|
Unpaid wages for 5 months and awaiting repatriation.
Crew have approached to ITF, ISWAN and MtS UAE.
|Repatriation status:||Repatriation pending|
5 Crew have been repatriated which includes 4 Indians and
1 Filipino. 1 more Indian has signed off but he didnít opt for
repatriation without payment of pending wages, he is still in
UAE. Rest 8 other crew are still on ship. None of the crew
have been paid wages for 5 months.
|Payment status:||Payment Pending|
The total wages outstanding is US$72,000(approx).
|Comments and Observations:||Non-governmental Organization (4 August 2022)|
Based on last communication on this case, 1 crew who had signed off, has been paid full wages and repatriated. There is no information about repatriation and payment of wages for remaining 8 crew onboard.
Non-governmental Organization (18 October 2022)
Based on our communication with seafarer on board, crew's wages are being paid in timely manner and their contract will be completed by end of October 2022.