How three men traveled 11-day 'deadly' journey from Nigeria go Spain.
Spanish authorities finds three stowaways on the rudder of a ship completed 11-day voyage from Nigeria.
A picture gotten from coastguard shows the men on the rudder of an oil tanker helm, and their feet less than a metre away from the water.
They were later taken to the hospital at Gran Canaria, treating them of moderate dehydration.
The story is still sketchy as no one knows if the really spent 11 days in the rudder.
The Maltese-flagged Althini II arrived from Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, from Nigeria capital Lagos - one journey of more than 2,700 nautical miles - according to data gotten from the maritime tracking websites collect.
The medical doctors saw the men on the dock and immediately rushed them to the hospital, which was reported by the Spanish News Agency.
This is not the first time they’re finding stowaways on the rudder with large blades, used in steering in the ship.
A 14 year-old boy has also traveled from Lagos to Gran Canaria in 2020 tell the paper El Pais said he spent an entire 15 day journey on the rudder of one huge fuel tanker.