|Abandonment ID:|| 00091|
|Ship name:||[Fortes - Inactive]|
|Flag:||St. Vincent & Grenadines|
|7-digit IMO no.:||8518560|
|Port of abandonment:||Menzel Bourguiba, Tunisia|
|Abandonment date:||May 2009|
|Notification date:||24 July 2009|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||ITF|
|No. of Seafarers:||10|
|Nationalities:||Russian Federation(8); Ukraine(2)|
|Circumstances:||Vessel in the shipyard after a collision ( May 2009 ) important damage on the bow. Crew without salaries for almost 5 months. No provisions on board. Repatriation requested.|
|Actions taken:||May 2009: Other|
The crew contacted ITF inspector dealing with the case of their colleagues of the M/V ¿ Virtus¿ in La Coruña, Spain. The vessels belong to the same company.
23 July 2009: Flag State informed
ITF inspector in Spain and affiliated union in Tunisia trying to support the crew, whilst attempting to negotiate with the company.
|Repatriation status:||24 July 2009: Repatriation pending|
|Payment status:||24 June 2009: Payment Pending|
Wages outstanding for almost 5 months, currently US$95,000 approx
|Comments and Observations:||ITF (25 November 2016)|
The case is closed but it is impossible to find out further details.
ITF (16 December 2016)
case closed but details not available