Cargo Ship Turned Away Due to Spiders

The cargo ship M.V. Altavia began to offload cargo in the U.S. territory of Guam when thousands of spiders of different species emerged from the cargo! Stevedores immediately refused to bring anything else off the ship. The offloaded cargo was returned to the ship, which was ordered out of dock.
Agriculture officials said they didn't know what type of spiders were on the ship. But they said it's a type that is not normally found on Guam and there was concern the spiders could damage the island's environment.

"It's not on Guam," Torres said. "We don't want it here."

The ship was carrying housing units and accessories that were to be used at a work force village expected to house up to 18,000 temporary workers.

The M.V. Altavia had most recently ported in South Korea. The ship was told not to return to Guam. Link

(Image credit: Flickr user Jason A. Samfield)

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Not to mention the terror that is there since the ship was transporting housing units. I mean, if I bought a shed, or a drawer, or some other thing and the moment I opened it up, a flood of spiders came out...
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Well, I don't blame them for turning the ship back. The Emerald Ash borer beetle, which is causing so much tragedy in the USA, came from wooden pallets carrying cargo from China. I wish we could have turned that ship back too.
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