Stowaways in Vessel Rudder Trunks

17 January 2005 No.516
(From Marine Safety Bulletin Volume I, Issue I of January, 2005)

We have received from Murphy, Rogers&Sloss, a law firm in New Orleans, a copy of Marine Safety Bulletin(Volume V, Issue I of January, 2005)by the United States Coast Guard Marine Safety Office New Orleans. This Bulletin is mentioning a trend noted in New Orleans of stowaways hiding in vessel rudder trunks and providing information on problems caused to vessels and measures to prevent such stowaways. Attached hereto is the said Bulletin. We hope that this will be helpful to you.