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Ship faces "arrest" over unpaid crew in poor conditions

A Turkish owned merchant vessel faces arrest after being detained by British authorities in Cornwall when breaches of the Maritime Labour Convention were discovered.

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Ship at Fowey could be arrested after crew aren't paid

The Munzur Credit: International Transport Workers Federation

A ship that's been detained off the coast at Fowey in Cornwall because of safety failings could now be arrested because its crew haven't been paid.

The 12 crew members want to leave the Turkish owned 'Munzur', which would be sold, with the money used to pay their wages.

They're owed more than 35 thousand dollars.

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