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The Amazing human body: Facts about Stowaways and their survival

For several people, travelling on an aircraft is a nightmare. Adjusting to a restricted space with little leg-room and feeling your ear pop during take-off or landing is enough to dissuade many people from flying. 820 more words


The Dangers of the Open Seas

In writing about offshore drilling over the years, I’ve always been stunned by the vagaries of maritime law. The New York Times is running a great series examining just how lawless seas can be. 18 more words

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Plano, IL – Plano revolutionized the tackle storage business over 60 years ago with the creation of the first molded plastic tackle box. 442 more words


Police: “Serial Stowaway” Known For Trying To Sneak Onto Planes Arrested At Two Chicago Airports

A woman who’s been caught multiple times — with varying instances of success — trying to sneak aboard planes without a ticket has been arrested at two Chicago airports within a month trying to pull her signature stowaway move, police say. 230 more words

Heavy fines for carrying illegal stow-aways

Immigration is never far from the headlines in the build up to the General Election.

We are frequently shown the images of those would-be immigrants camped out in France trying to sneak into the UK either in, on, and sometimes underneath, a lorry. 123 more words


IMO launches statistics over Stowaways for 2014

The International Maritime Organisation have launched statistics over stowaway incidents in 2014. In total, there were 61 incidents reported involving 120 stowaways.

From the information received and used for the analysis, the incidents occurred in 104 places of embarkation: 97 stowaways embarked in Africa; 5 in the Caribbean; 2 in Asia and 16 were not reported. 58 more words