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Abandoned ship: Sailors left adrift
by transport firms´ legal battles

Fox News, by Joshua Rhett Miller

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 10/5/2013 4:41:54 AM

Supplies were dwindling, his 20-man crew had not been paid for months and Captain Khan Jubair Niaz was desperate as his ship drifted aimlessly in the Gulf of Suez. “We have not committed any crime and yet we are being punished,” Niaz wrote in a plaintive email to the Sailors´ Society, a 200-year-old, United Kingdom-based nonprofit that specializes in ministering to merchant seafarers. “I just want to go home. I am not interested in money. If I die here on this ship, then money is no good to me.” Niaz and his crew of Indian and Bangladeshi sailors aboard the

      


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