Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Maritime News

Bulk Carrier Crew Charged with Attempted Murder After Allegedly Throwing Stowaways Overboard Off South Africa

Authorities in South Africa are investigating an alleged incident in which the captain and crew of a Panamanian-flagged bulk carrier apparently threw overboard two stowaways.  The incident, as it is...

April 14, 2020
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Thursday, July 20, 2017

Four Stowaways Found Inside Shipping Container at Port of Montreal

MONTREAL, July 20 (Reuters) – Canadian authorities are treating the discovery on Thursday of four men hiding in a shipping container at the Port of Montreal as a case of...

July 20, 2017
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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Maritime Industry Advocates Slam New York Times Article as Attack Journalism

  WARNING: Video auto-plays below: In the below interview by Maritime TV, maritime industry advocates Clay Maitland and Carleen Lyden-Kluss, Executive Director of the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA),...

July 28, 2015
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Thursday, July 23, 2015
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Stowaways – Complicated, Messy, Expensive and Possibly Dangerous

  By Rick Spilman, Old Salt Blog Recently, the New York Times published Stowaways and Crimes Aboard a Scofflaw Ship, the first of a four part series, by Ian Urbina....

July 23, 2015
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Friday, August 22, 2014

Monkeys Hitch A Ride To Rotterdam Aboard Maersk Ship

A group of monkeys found themselves taking an unexpected trip to Europe after boarding a Maersk ship in Malaysia.

August 22, 2014
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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Stowaway Tragedy in Tilbury

The discovery of 35 Afghani Sikhs in a shipping container in the port of Tilbury, UK, has sent shockwaves through the British media, as the realization of how fortunate the 34 survivors of the ordeal were to be alive dawns upon the general public.

August 20, 2014
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Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Maritime News

Man Arrested In Connection to Tilbury Stowaways

A man was arrested in Northern Ireland on Tuesday on suspicion of murder after the death of an Afghan Sikh who was among 35 suspected stowaways found in a shipping container at a dock in England three days ago, police said.

August 19, 2014
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