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Abandonment ID: 00796
Ship name:Bolivar[resolved]
Flag:Marshall Islands
7-digit IMO no.:9460277
Port of abandonment:Durban, South Africa
Abandonment date:1 September 2023
Notification date:18 September 2023
Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:ITF
No. of Seafarers:20
Circumstances:P&I : Unknown

Type : General Cargo

All crew are unpaid for the month of July and August
Actions taken:5 September 2023: Flag State informed
Contacted the owners, shipping agent, flag state

Payment status:18 September 2023: Payment Pending
Comments and Observations:Govt. of South Africa (21 September 2023)
Kindly received below comments from South Africa, on information obtained following an inspection conducted by the Authority on the subject line vessel:

1. The vessel is under the Swedish club (P&I) , the cert appeared in order and valid until 20/02/2024
2. MLC cert appeared in order and valid until 11th Dec 2027.
3. Accommodation and living areas appeared in order.
4. Provisions stores appeared in order.
5. Crew Payments according to the crew interviewed and the Master, the July salaries were delayed for the entire crew by a month and only paid in August together with the August Salaries. Currently all officers and crew are up to date with their salaries.
6. Few defects were noted under psc, would need to be closed out at the next port except for MF/HF radio defect which will have to be rectified before departure.

The vessel is currently at Berth 705 in Richards Bay and will sail for Brandisi (Italy) on cargo completion and after rectifying the code 17 defect.

ITF (24 October 2023)
Crew have received their outstanding wages.

Entered: Tuesday - 24 October 2023 at 10:32:18
Last updated: Tuesday - 24 October 2023 at 10:32:50
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