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[Virtus - resolved]


Abandonment ID: 00086
Ship name:[Virtus - resolved]
Flag:St. Vincent & Grenadines
7-digit IMO no.:8416748
Port of abandonment:La Coruna, Spain
Abandonment date:7 July 2009
Notification date:24 June 2009
Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:ITF
No. of Seafarers:12
Nationalities:Romania(6); Ukraine(6)
Circumstances:Technical problem with the engine and crew without provisions, fresh water and gas oil. There are several claims against the owner, crew¿s wages and the local agent (Finisterre Agencia Marítima ) decided to keep the amount that had been sent to us by the owner after negotiations.
Actions taken:23 July 2009: Flag State informed
Negotiations with agent, Shipowner, Harbour Master and Port Authorities. ILO office in Madrid informed. Red Cross and Port Authorities assisted us. Waiting for repairs, payment and repatriation. The crew has now provisions on board, fresh water and electricity. The case is being followed by the media.
Repatriation status:24 July 2009: Repatriation pending

29 October 2009: Repatriated
All crew members were repatriated.
Payment status:24 July 2009: Payment Pending
US$ 41,234 outstanding at 01 July 2009. All crew owed a minimum of 2 months, some have 3-4 months outstanding
Comments and Observations:International Shipping Federation (3 August 2010)
The ship is under the custody of the authority.

ITF (25 November 2016)
Case resolved

Entered: Friday - 25 November 2016 at 16:06:07
Last updated: Friday - 25 November 2016 at 16:06:35
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