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[Fortes - Inactive]


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

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