29 Nov 2003

Fiji stowaways found on container ship in Honolulu harbour

10:08 am on 29 November 2003

Three Fijian stowaways have been found on a Liberian registered container ship in Honolulu harbour in Hawaii.

Fij TV says the United staes Coastguard boarded the Columbus Florida and arrested the three who were inside a container on the ship.

They will be held in Federal custody until deportation orders are issued.

Two years ago, three Fijian stowaways who were found in a ship off the coast of Portland, Oregon, jumped into the sea and died of cold.