Reefer SUNNY MARIA abandoned on Latakia anchorage, Syria
Reefer SUNNY MARIA arrived to Latakia Syria on Feb 13 from Novorossiysk, Russia, and is stranded in port since that time. Owner abandoned vessel, wages weren’t paid for months, half of 12 crew, all but one Syrians, managed to leave vessel, which is anchored on Latakia anchorage. Who’s the real owner if there is owner by now, is unknown, as well as the fate of the vessel. Last AIS signals dated June.
Reefer SUNNY MARIA, IMO 7734545, displacement 2250, built 1978, flag Palau. Registered owner is LIBRA OVERSEAS LTD, Belize, but actually until at least Feb 2016, vessel said to be owned by Syrian military through Arab Company, registered in Romania.