Merchant Shipping: India

Department for Transport written question – answered on 20th July 2017.

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Photo of Karl Turner Karl Turner Shadow Minister (Transport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will provide an update on the ownership of the Malaviya Seven and the status of its crew since it was detained in Aberdeen Harbour by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency on 5 October 2016.

Photo of John Hayes John Hayes Minister of State (Department for Transport)

The ship remains under arrest by the Admiralty Marshall due to non-payment of dues, which include the crew’s wages.

Officials from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency continue to liaise with the crew to enquire about their living conditions. The crew await completion of the legal process which will enable them to get paid and repatriated.

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