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Two crews remain abandoned in Djibouti

The ITF sheds light on two more crew abandonment incidents, where 25 seafarers remain stranded onboard two bulk carriers at anchor in the Port of Djibouti. The stranded seafarers are onboard the Liberia-flagged MV Ptolemeos and MV Arrybas.  

ITF rescues seafarers from Mozambique

10 Kenyan seafarers who had travelled to Pemba, Mozambique through Tanzania in August 2019, in order to work on the EU-bound vessel MV Nina were recently rescued by the ITF. The seafarers arrived in Nairobi, Kenya, Tuesday, January 7, prior to traveling home to Mombasa.

ISWAN supports imprisoned seafarers in Nigeria

As ISWAN’s Regional Programme provides support to seafarers and their families in South and South East Asia and Nigeria, it now provides support to the crew that was arrested by the Nigerian Navy for illegal bunkering, through their time in prison, as well as after their release. 

ITF and UAE continue cooperation

The ITF continued its collaboration with the Government of the United Arab Emirates, during a meeting in Dubai. ITF and UAE discussed the successful cooperation on helping seafarers abandoned in UAE waters. The partners talked abandoned seafarers, discussed future work and assessed the ITF-UAE memorandum of understanding (MOU).

Seafarers repatriated after 13 months marooned off Tunisia

ITF reports that the 12 seafarers onboard Qaaswa have been sent home, after 13 months marooned off the Port of Sfax. They had been left abandoned off the Tunisian coast with no wages, food and fuel. The 12 crewmembers flew home to India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Myanmar on May 31, with thousands of dollars in unpaid wages, with overall USD 130,952, for the eight months that they were owed.

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