Cocaine Worth $77 Million Found in Shipping Container Arriving at Port of New York/New Jersey

A joint operation involving the U. S. Customs and Border Protection seized approximately 3,200 pounds of cocaine in what officials said is the largest illicit drugs seizure at the port since 1994.  CBP said the drugs, worth an estimated street value of $77 million, were found inside a shipping container entering the United States on board a ship arriving from South … [Read more...]

Over 80 Injured as High-Speed Hydrofoil Ferry Hits Whale in Japan

More than 80 passengers were reported injured, several seriously, after a hydrofoil ferry apparently struck a whale while underway in the Sea of Japan on Saturday. The high-speed hydrofoil, named Ginga, was underway from Niigata, Japan to Sado Island when the vessel struck what the ferry operator said appears to be “marine life”. The impact was strong enough to send … [Read more...]

Watch: Russian Cargo Ship Hits Bridge in Korea Update: New Video Shows Russian Cargo Ship's Busan Mayhem The Korean Coast Guard is investigation the allision of a Russian cargo ship with a bridge in southeastern Korea. The Coast Guard said the 5,998-ton Seagrand sailed into the side of the Gwangan Bridge at around 4:20 p.m. before turning back to head in the opposite … [Read more...]