Search results for: crew abandonment

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  • 1 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Seven crew members of the Panama-flagged general cargo ship Tahsin who were abandoned in June this year and were faced even with lack of fresh water have been repatriated. The ship was detained in June by the UK Maritime and Coast Guard Authority (MCA) on the grounds of multiple issues, including unpaid wages for three […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Federal Transport Authority (FTA) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) have agreed to work together to tackle abandonment cases in UAE waters. FTA and ITF officials met this week to discuss the increasing number of abandonment cases faced by the UAE and the Gulf State’s desire to bring an […]

  • 18 September 2017

    Aberdeen Sheriff Court has ordered the sale of the India-owned platform support vessel Malaviya Seven, which has been detained in Aberdeen since June 2016 over unpaid wages to the ship’s crew.  The 12 crew members that remain onboard are said to be owed from August 2016 to date. The order, confirmed to World Maritime News by ITF, comes […]

  • 23 November 2017

    An Indian captain was left to his own devices for a year on board an oil tanker Hamed 2, which was abandoned by its owner in the waters of the United Arab Emirates. Nirmal Singh Rawat, 27, revealed in an interview with the GulfNews, that he was left without basic provisions and even drinking water […]

  • 22 August 2017

    Over the last five years, 12 to 19 crew abandonment incidents were reported annually and 1,013 seafarers were involved in total, the International Labour Organization (ILO) told World Maritime News. Furthermore, figures from this year, as of July 31, show that 28 abandonment cases were reported, involving 339 seafarers. Of those 1,352 seafarers, 254 seafarers […]

  • 14 August 2017

    Seafaring has been described as a vital support mechanism for the global economy by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) ahead of the Day of the Seafarer marked last July. However, seafarers across the globe still face various challenges when they venture out to sea ranging from poor communication provision, including lack of internet connection, continuous stress, […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Human Capital, Vessels

    A Spanish-flagged LPG tanker is anchored in Manilla Bay, the Philippines without a rudder and a crew of 15 seafarers running low on supplies, electricity, and wi-fi, the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) informed. The ITF said that the 7,600 gross tonnage MV Celanova, owned by GLOBALGAS SA, from Madrid, Spain, has been abandoned by the shipowner, leaving […]

  • 14 January 2019

    Justice Upheld has launched an online petition for the 40 seafarers abandoned in UAE waters for over 27 months.

  • 20 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    ITF: The crew of the abandoned tanker Qaaswa finally returned home after spending almost a year off Tunisia.

  • 27 September 2018

    Natig Aliyev, which spent eight months anchored south of Skagen, Denmark, has been released by Danish authorities.

  • 19 April 2018

    16 crew members of the Bahrain-flagged containership Avonmoor have received their wages and returned home to Ukraine.

  • 30 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    The UAE companies are repeat offenders with regard to breach of seafarers rights.

  • 23 April 2020
    Human Capital, Safety, Vessels

    Two bulk carriers with at least 25 seafarers on board have been left to their own devices at anchor in the Port of Djibouti at the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), the two ships have been arrested over unpaid debts and the ships have been at anchor for […]

  • 25 July 2017

    The stranded Indian crew members of MV Sharjah Moon have finally returned home, India’s Consulate General in Dubai informed. ” With our persistent efforts, 5 Indian sailors of Sharjah Moon stuck for many months returning home tonight. We had intervened earlier to send back captain of the ship Jaiprakash-Uttarakhand on July 1,” the consulate said on […]

  • 8 December 2017

    The European Council has adopted a directive which is set to provide seafarers with protection from abandonment at sea.  The directive, adopted on December 7, gives legal effect to an agreement between the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) and the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF), which will bring European rules up-to-date with international best practice, ECSA […]

  • 9 March 2018

    The 19 crew members of oil products tanker Natig Aliyev receive outstanding wages.

  • 20 September 2017

    Six crew members of the Zanzibari-flagged passenger vessel MV Queen Binanga, who have been left to their own devices for two years now after being abandoned by the ship’s owner, are faced with unacceptable living conditions. The vessel broke down and is anchored off the port of Tanjung Priok, in Indonesia, “practically abandoned, grossly undermanned and in what […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Thirteen crew members of the general cargo ship Sanad were “left close to starvation” after they were abandoned in Colombo, Sri Lanka, according to the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF). The vessel was reportedly abandoned by its owner, the Bahrain-based Tylos Shipping & Marine, and arrested on September 7 for unpaid charges to the port authorities. ITF inspector […]

  • 8 October 2018

    21 Filipino crew members of MV Evangelia M have been left stranded in Kakinada Port, India.

  • 19 July 2018

    17 seafarers left high and dry on Kish Island, Iran.

  • 31 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    8 Indian seafarers abandoned offshore Namibia suffering from fatigue and serious mental health problems.

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sixteen sailors have been left to their own devices for months after their vessel MT Surya Kuber got seized in Bahrain due to unpaid debts. The crude oil tanker was banned by a court order in February from leaving the country as its  Singapore-based owner 7Seas Ship Management failed to pay Arab Shipbuilding & Repair Yard […]