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 took place February 11...

February 16, 2021
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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 suspicion it...

September 10, 2020
Total Views: 131

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, the navy said on...

March 7, 2016
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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 United Nations vehicles,...

September 23, 2015
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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 vehicles being transported...

September 21, 2015
Total Views: 36

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 statement from Höegh Autoliners said the following:...

September 18, 2015
Total Views: 32

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 guard officials said on Wednesday. A...

September 2, 2015
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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 found"

March 3, 2015
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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, a commodity that generates millions of dollars a month in revenue for militants linked to al-Qaeda.

October 25, 2014
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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 Wednesday after a Honduran court dismissed the case against them.

July 3, 2014
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