LPG tanker WINDSOR abandoned by manager, Bulgarian Captain deserted vessel
LPG tanker WINDSOR understood abandoned by owner, or new manager, Antares Marine, Singapore. Vessel is stranded on Djibouti Anchorage for reportedly, two months. Tanker was to sail to Oman, but has been refused entry to ports of Muscat and Sohar, due to lack of required procedures, and returned to Djibouti. Captain Todor Ivanov, of Bulgarian nationality, deserted the vessel under unclear circumstances, Ukrainian Chief Officer is in command. 20-crew includes Indian (14), Bulgarian (2), Ukrainian (2) and Filipino (2) nationalities. According to their statement, published by Indian media, they weren’t paid for two months, supplies are running low, and they don’t know, what to do.