Robert Stilwell, 33, from Dartford, and Mark Stribling, 35, from Farningham, admitted conspiring to facilitate the entry of non-EU nationals.

 

A boat linked to the police investigation was driven away from Dymchurch beach
A boat linked to the police investigation was driven away from Dymchurch beach

 

They were rescued off Dymchurch with 18 Albanian migrants. Five claimed asylum, while 13 are being removed from the UK.

 

Stilwell and Stribling will be sentenced on 29 July.