1120 - 11/16 - 密航者事件の増加(南アフリカ)

The Club has been recently advised of the strengthening approach of South African Authorities towards stowaways following a recent increase in the number of stowaway attempts in Durban.

Following a number of attempts by stowaways to board vessel in the port of Durban the following advice has been received from the Club Correspondent in Durban:

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The authorities in South Africa have adopted a rather robust approach with regard to stowaways following a rise in attacks over the last two months.

The rule in South Africa is as follows:

Should any unlawful person gain access onto a ship in a South African port, the person will automatically be deemed to be a stowaway unless the vessel can provide photographic, video or 3rd party evidence (terminal security) that the stowaway attempted to board the vessel in Durban.

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Further to this, the Club Correspondents have issued the attached recommendations for the attention of Members.

Source of Information

P&I Associates (Pty) Ltd

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  • 26028 - Bulletin_1120-_Rise_of_Stowaway_Attempts_in_South_African_Ports_-_South_Africa 98 KB

    2016/11/02

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  • 26029 - Stowaways_November_2016 109 KB

    2016/11/02

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  • 26445 - Bull_1120_-_Chinese_version 180 KB

    2016/11/07

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    2016/11/07

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Date2016/11/02