Crew receive their wages

The 39 crew on board three vessels, the Swiber Explorer, Swiber Navigator and Swiber Sundefjord, managed by Singapore-based Vallianz Holdings have received their back pay, Splash reports.

In addition, a crew member of Swiber Explorer, whose father died last month, is on his way home to Indonesia. The seafarer had attempted suicide by jumping from the ship but was restrained by two crew.

The remaining 38 men should be repatriated soon after more than eight months on the vessels.