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Abandonment ID: 00734
Ship name:Guardians[resolved]
7-digit IMO no.:9165451
Port of abandonment:Freetown, Sierra Leone
Abandonment date:1 March 2023
Notification date:15 March 2023
Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:ITF
No. of Seafarers:13
Nationalities:Indonesia(4); Myanmar(8); Nigeria(1)
Circumstances:P&I : MS Amlin Marine

Type : Chemical/Products Tanker

Vessel was arrested by the High Court on 2nd February 2023. Seafarers are owed 3 months wages
Actions taken:9 March 2023: Flag State informed
Have contacted the owners, flag state and P&I club
Repatriation status:15 March 2023: Repatriation pending
Crew are awaiting repatriation
Payment status:15 March 2023: Payment Pending
Comments and Observations:Govt. of Myanmar (31 March 2023)
It is reported that Seafarer Recruitment and Placement Services (SRPS) company from Myanmar contacted relevant international organizations such as ITF, P&I, Flag State and shipowners regarding the case, and according to ITF(England)'s coordination, P&I (MS Amlin Marine N.V.) will settle for the remaining salaries and repatriation of the Myanmar Seafarers.

Govt. of Panama (19 July 2023)
In response to the Labour complaint filed against the vessel “GUARDIANS”, with IMO No. 9165451, please find the latest communications:
Through Email dated June 28, 2023, the P&I Club responded:
"... Please find attached the proofs of payment.

So we are happy to confirm that all the crew has been repatriated and they have received all their wages. Please find attached the signed Receipt and Release forms for the same, covering both the 4 months ’ salaries under the financial guarantee and the rest of the salaries on top of the 4 months ’ salaries".

ITF (5 September 2023)
June 2023 a crew change took place and all crew were repatriated and paid their owed wages

Last updated: Wednesday - 6 September 2023 at 09:00:13^ top

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