|Abandonment ID:|| 00430|
|Nombre del buque:||Vega 1[disputed]|
|Puerto de abandono:||Tuapse, Russia|
|Fecha de abandono:||Noviembre 2019|
|Fecha de notificación:||30 Marzo 2020|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||Non-governmental Organization (ISWAN)|
|No. de marinos:||9|
|Nacionalidades:||Georgia(1); India(5); Türkiye(3)|
|Circunstancias:||This case is not considered to be COVID-19 related.|
Unpaid wages. Want repatriation.
The vessel has been detained by port state control of Tuapse port on Jan 28 2020 for many deficiencies including unpaid wages of almost 5 months.
Harbour master and port administration are providing water and food.
|Acciones tomadas:||28 Febrero 2020: Flag State informed|
Contacted ITF, P&I Club and Indian Embassy in Moscow.
Suggested to file a complaint at www.madad.gov.in and write to flag state and P&I Club.
|Estado de la repatriación:||Repatriated|
All seafarers have returned home.
|Estado del pago:||Payment Pending|
Outstanding payment is USD 25,298.
|Comentarios y observaciones:||Panamá (1 Abril 2020)|
I am adding in copy Capt. Juan Maltez. He should be able to provide more information related to this Vessel.
Non-governmental Organization (1 Septiembre 2020)
All seafarers have returned home but they still owe wages for 4 months-21,600 USD
Panamá (31 Diciembre 2020)
With our intervention, 9 crewmember were repatriated (3 Turkish, 5 Indian and 1 Geordian), repatriated on August 3, 2020. The P&I Club proceed to cancel four months of salaries (USD$44,160.86)
Non-governmental Organization (15 Enero 2021)
Crew concern still remains same, this case is under trial and next date of court hearing was on 14th Jan.
There is no update regarding pending dues.
Non-governmental Organization (5 Marzo 2021)
Crew concern still remains same, this case is under trial and date of hearing was on 14th Jan, after that lawyers are negotiating with owners regarding wages. Seafarers are at home.
Non-governmental Organization (10 Junio 2021)
Based on last message from seafarer on 4th June 2021, he hasn't heard back from lawyers about any development in the case. Crew had earlier returned home.
Panamá (14 Julio 2021)
From Panama Maritime Authority
Through email dated June 28. 2021, owner's legal attorney inform us that this week owner will proceed with the payment of outstanding wages payment for the sum of US$ 21,600.
Panamá (24 Septiembre 2021)
From Panama Maritime Authority and Law firm "GRATA International Rostov-on-Don"
We confirm receiving funds in amount of USD 9,105 to our account. We have already confirmed to PMA that there are no outstanding claims from our side against the vessel.
Non-governmental Organization (21 Diciembre 2021)
Based on last communication with seafarer on 18th November 2021, all crew have been paid pending wages, but only he has outstanding wages of 500 USD.
Non-governmental Organization (20 Abril 2022)
Based on communication with seafarer on 24 March 2022 his outstanding wages of 500 USD has still not been paid. Other all crew have been paid pending wages.
Non-governmental Organization (4 Agosto 2022)
Based on communication with seafarer on 29th July 2022 his outstanding wages of 500 USD has still not been paid. Other crew have been paid their pending wages.