Abandoned Palmali Crew Caught In An Inhumane Trap; Seafarers Starved In Darkness

seafarers on hunger strike palmali

The humanitarian effort to feed, repatriate and fight for the seafarers’ outstanding wages has been spearheaded by the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and its inspectors.

This week four seafarers on one ship owned by Mübariz Mansimov Gurbanoğlu’s Palmali shipping company, the Captain Nagdaliyev (IMO 9575307), were freed by Lebanese authorities after the crew took to a hunger strike in an effort to go home. The tanker was arrested in the port of Beirut on May 12, 2020 and when...


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