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23 Georgian sailors stranded on five ships in Benin

By | January 18th, 2015|Categories: In brief|Tags: , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–23 Georgian sailors have been stuck on five ships under Greek management close to Benin in western Africa. The sailors are asking for help because their supplies of food and water are running low and they haven’t received their salaries for about six months. […]

Two ships with Georgian crew in trouble off Croatia and Algeria

By | August 10th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Economy Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Five Georgian sailors are stuck on a ship in Croatian waters. Seven other Georgians are stuck on another ship off the Algerian coast. The sailors haven’t been paid salary for months and cannot return to Georgia. Owner of both ships is a Slovenian company which […]

Georgian sailors returning home

By | December 25th, 2012|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch — The twelve Georgian sailors who have been adrift on a ship abandoned by its owner off the coast of Panama are returning home. The sailors aboard the Maria del Carmen 2, sailing under a Nigerian flag, were rescued by staff at the Georgian embassy […]

Stranded Georgian sailors plan lawsuit in Panama

By | December 17th, 2012|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch — The Georgian sailors who are stranded off the coast of Panama plan a lawsuit at the marine court in that country. The twelve Georgian sailors on a ship sailing under Nigerian flag plan to file the suit on Monday if their demands aren’t met. “The temperature is […]