Operator: Wallem Ship Management Ltd
Issue date: 4 April 2021
Details of deficiencies: Some seafarers underpaid for five months.
Details of serious deficiencies: Ship not operated in accordance with approved passage plan, ship made at least three substantial deviations from the passage plan without amending the plan. Emergency fire pump defective and the failure of the safety management system in relation to shipboard operations, emergency preparedness, reports of non-conformities, maintenance and documentation.
Action taken in relation to serious deficiencies: Action taken in relation to serious deficiencies: Vessel was attended by AMSA for PSC after AMSA received an MLC complaint. The inspection identified that some seafarers had been underpaid and these wages were immediately paid by the operator after the detention of the ship. The operator found that the manning agency had not been paying seafarers in full at no greater than monthly intervals.
The operator is reviewing their system in relation to manning agencies paying seafarers employed on their ships.
A warning letter issued by AMSA to the operator.