Australia detains Chinese bulker over MLC violations
Fortune Genius has a previous record and has been detained again after repeated violations are found. AMSA detained the vessel on Thursday at the Port of Gladstone after Myanmar crew members reported they were owed tens of thousands of dollars in unpaid wages
Fraudulent documentation was found and the crew told the ITF inspector they had been bullied and forced into working excessive hours for which they were not paid. They asked for assistance with being repatriated to Myanmar due to concerns for their safety if they remained on the vessel
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