|Abandonment ID:|| 00079|
|Ship name:||[Vinashin 5 - Inactive]|
|7-digit IMO no.:||8301644|
|Port of abandonment:||Guayaquil, Ecuador|
|Abandonment date:||4 June 2009|
|Notification date:||12 June 2009|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||ITF|
|No. of Seafarers:||24|
|Circumstances:||No cargo on board, 4-6 months wages owed, some contracts expired. Only communication on board via a mobile telephone. Seafarers seeking repatriation, no contact with owner.|
|Actions taken:||12 June 2009: Flag State informed|
Trying to assist through local unions, Mongolian registry contacted, no response from company (Vietnamese National Shipping Lines).
|Repatriation status:||12 June 2009: Repatriation pending|
|Payment status:||12 June 2009: Payment Pending|
4-6 months wages outstanding.
|Comments and Observations:||International Maritime Organisation (16 July 2009)|
No comments received from flag state