Stowaways Discovered In Engine Room of Cargo Ship En Route From Rouen France to Ireland via Cherbourg

September 28: EEMS DART, a general cargo ship, was sailing from Rouen France to Dogheda Ireland, and turn to Cherbourg, when the crew exposed eight Albanian illegal migrants in the engine room, September 28.

The incident took place when the vessel arrived at Cherbourg in the afternoon, when the crewmembers found the stowaways.

Thus, the migrants were taken ashore by gendarmerie and marine riflemen.

According to local reports, the vessel departed from Cherbourg and continued its trip after the incident.

In general, the matter of stowaways onboard a vessel is of great importance. They cause many problems to the operation of the vessel. That’s why, the Strike Club has issued a bulletin focusing on the┬ápossibilities and challenges a vessel could face when its voyage is disrupted and delayed.

Source: Safety 4 Sea

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