Two stowaways found in containership’s rudder compartment

(LOS ANGELES) — Two suspected stowaways from Nigeria were discovered on a containership bound for Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Times reported. The stowaways were hiding in a rudder compartment aboard the Zenit, which had called at Denmark, Germany, Benin and Chile. The Coast Guard said U.S. Customs and Border Protection has the pair into custody.


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By Professional Mariner Staff