arms smuggling

Saturday, April 1, 2023

U.S. Seeks To Keep Yemen-Bound Ammunition Seized From Iran

WASHINGTON, March 31 (Reuters) – The United States is seeking to keep more than 1 million rounds of ammunition the U.S. Navy seized

April 1, 2023
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Saturday, March 4, 2023

British Navy Says It Seized Smuggled Iranian Weapons In Gulf Of Oman

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Royal Navy said on Thursday it had seized Iranian weapons, including anti-tank guided missiles, last month from a

March 4, 2023
Total Views: 3339

Friday, February 3, 2023

Another Major Weapons Seizure in Gulf of Oman

The U.S. Central Command is reporting yet another significant seizure of weapons in the Gulf of Oman along a route known for weapons trafficking from Iran to

February 3, 2023
Total Views: 3663

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

U.S. Navy Seizes More Than 2,000 AK-47’s from Fishing Vessel in Gulf of Oman

The U.S. Navy has seized more than 2,000 AK-47 assault rifles believed to be bound for Yemen from a fishing vessel in international waters in the Gulf of Oman,

January 10, 2023
Total Views: 9731

Saturday, December 3, 2022

U.S. Seizes 1.1 Million Rounds of Ammunition, Other Illegal Weapons in Gulf of Oman

December 03, 2022, MANAMA, Bahrain —  On Dec. 1, U.S. naval forces in the Middle East intercepted a fishing trawler smuggling more than 50 tons of

December 3, 2022
Total Views: 16211

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

U.S. Navy Confiscates ‘Massive Amounts’ of Explosives from Fishing Vessel in Gulf of Oman

The U.S. Navy’s 5th Fleet intercepted a fishing vessel attempting to smuggle a “massive amount” of explosive material from Iran to Yemen.

November 15, 2022
Total Views: 15609

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

U.S. Navy Destroyer Seizes Weapons Cache from Dhows Off Somalia

A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer has seized a cache of illicit of weapons from two dhows in international waters off the coast of Somalia. The seizures

February 16, 2021
Total Views: 9932

Thursday, September 10, 2020
Maritime News

UAE Product Tanker Intercepted on Suspicion of Arms Smuggling

ROME, Sept 10 (Reuters) – A European Union naval vessel on Thursday stopped a ship that was carrying jet fuel from the United Arab Emirates to Libya on

September 10, 2020
Total Views: 162

Monday, March 7, 2016
Maritime News

Australian Navy Seizes Huge Weapons Cache Off Somalia

NAIROBI, March 7 (Reuters) – An Australian Navy ship has seized a huge cache of weapons near Oman’s coast from a fishing vessel bound for Somalia,

March 7, 2016
Total Views: 70

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Maritime News

Undeclared Weapons Found on Höegh Car Carrier Inside UN Vehicles, Owner Confirms

  By Joseph Akwiri MOMBASA, Kenya, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Weapons found by Kenyan police on a ship last week had been stashed inside a shipment of

September 23, 2015
Total Views: 42

Monday, September 21, 2015

Drugs and Weapons Reportedly Found on Höegh Car Carrier in Mombasa

  A search of a Norwegian-flagged car carrier at the Port of Mombasa, Kenya has reportedly turned up firearms and drugs hidden inside a few of the

September 21, 2015
Total Views: 93

Friday, September 18, 2015
Maritime News

Kenya Raids Höegh Car Carrier Suspected of Carrying Drugs and Firearms

  Update: Höegh Autoliners has confirmed that the vessel under investigation is its Höegh Transporter, a 6,500 ceu Pure Car/Truck Carrier (PCTC). A

September 18, 2015
Total Views: 69

Wednesday, September 2, 2015
cargo ship
Maritime News

Greek Coast Guard Nabs Arms Smuggling Ship Bound for Libya

ATHENS, Sept 2 (Reuters) – Greek authorities have seized a freighter carrying an undeclared shipment of weapons en route from Turkey to Libya, coast

September 2, 2015
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Colombia Detains Chinese-Flagged Ship Over Illegal Arms Transport

"Around 100 tonnes of powder, 2.6 million detonators, 99 projectiles and around 3,000 cannon shells were

March 3, 2015
Total Views: 17

Saturday, October 25, 2014
Maritime News

UN Orders Ship Searches Off Somalia to Find Weapons, Charcoal

The United Nations Security Council authorized naval inspections of ships off Somalia’s coast and beyond suspected of carrying illegal weapons and charcoal,

October 25, 2014
Total Views: 8

Thursday, July 3, 2014
Maritime News

American Crew Returns Home After 52 Days in Honduras Jail

Crew members of a Florida-based salvage ship who had been jailed for 52 days in Honduras on gun smuggling charges were welcomed back to their home port on

July 3, 2014
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