Fears grow for crew onboard arrested pipelayer in Ghana
Conditions onboard an arrested pipelayer off Ghana have been labelled deplorable, with urgent calls to get the stranded crew off the ship and back home.
The 42-year-old Sea Horizon was arrested 10 months ago in Ghana after a Nigerian company, Fortune Global Shipping & Logistics, claimed it was owed $1.9m from another Nigerian company called Ranger Subsea in a complex case that has seen the vessel’s owner, Dallas-based WAG SPV I, launch its own legal action two months ago to try and get the ship back. The vessel has been anchored at a Ghanian naval base since December and conditions onboard have deteriorated dramatically as have supplies for the 13 crew onboard.
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