Tanzania fishermen stuck at Mombasa Port
SEE ALSO :MCAs seek answers on three vehiclesMakena said they have been in touch with one of the vessel's co-owners who promised to fly to Mombasa next week for negotiations over the safe return of the seafarers to Tanzania. The crew of the vessel, which is docked at the Liwatoni Fisheries Complex, claimed they had not been paid their salaries for the past five months. Blue Aqua Marine, which is listed as the vessel's owner, is said to owe the crew $47,000 (Sh4.8 million). "We acted fast to help minimise the crew's suffering. They are eating three hot meals a day and are free to use the amenities at this centre as efforts are made to repatriate them to their respective countries," Rev Muli said.
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