Friday, February 15, 2019
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
U.S. Coast Guard Offloads More Than 34,000 Pounds of Cocaine Seized During Eastern Pacific Patrols
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Forward (WMEC-911) offloaded approximately 34,780 pounds of cocaine Tuesday in Port Everglades seized during patrols in international waters in the Eastern Pacific Ocean....
Friday, February 1, 2019
Cape Verde Seizes Record Cocaine Haul from Russian Ship
PRAIA, Feb 1 (Reuters) – Police in Cape Verde seized nearly ten tonnes of cocaine and arrested 11 people on a Russian vessel docked in the capital, the police said...
Friday, December 14, 2018
Greece Seizes $113 Million Worth of Drugs from Libya-Bound Ship
ATHENS, Dec 14 (Reuters) – Greece has seized drugs worth more than 100 million euros ($113 million) after intercepting a Syrian ship sailing for Libya, the coast guard said on...
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Thursday, August 9, 2018
Italy Uncovers Massive Load of Hash in Ship’s Fuel Tanks
ROME, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Italian police said on Thursday they found 20 tonnes of hash worth as much as 200 million euros ($232 million) in the fuel tanks of...
Monday, August 6, 2018
Colombian Authorities Seize Over a Ton of Cocaine Found on Ship Bound for Europe
Colombian authorities have seized more than one ton of cocaine that was discovered inside a container on a ship bound for Europe, the Colombian Navy reported Friday. The drugs were...
Monday, May 28, 2018
Huge Amounts Of Crystal Meth Are Now Being Smuggled In Shipping Containers
by Rozanna Latiff (Reuters) – Malaysia has made its largest ever seizure of crystal methamphetamine, officials said on Monday, finding nearly 1.2 tonnes of the drug disguised as tea in...
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Drug Smugglers Light High-Speed Craft Ablaze in Eastern Pacific; 1,080 Pounds of Cocaine Seized
Crews from the U.S. Coast Guard, Customs and Border Protection and Navy intercepted more than 1,000 pounds of cocaine from a high-speed drug trafficking boat in the Eastern Pacific Ocean....
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Record Nine Tons of Cocaine Seized from Container at Port of Algeciras
Spanish authorities seized nearly nine tons of cocaine found in a container on board a ship at the port of Algeciras. So far five people have been arrested in connection...
Saturday, March 24, 2018
Greek Shipping Tycoon Denies Drug Trafficking Charges
ATHENS, March 24 (Reuters) – Greek shipping tycoon and the owner of Olympiakos Piraeus and Nottingham Forest soccer teams, Vangelis Marinakis, denied any links to drug trafficking on Saturday, a...
Monday, January 29, 2018
Drug Cartels Deploy New Stealthy Boats To America’s Pacific Shore
Since the tragic death of U. S. Coast Guard Boatswain’s Mate Chief Petty Officer Terrell five years ago the efforts of cartels to smuggle drugs with the use of small high-speed...
Friday, December 22, 2017
Australian Police Seize Record $771 Million Meth Haul Arriving By Sea
By Elouise Fowler SYDNEY, Dec 22 (Reuters) – Australian police said on Friday they had seized a record 1.2 tonnes of methamphetamine with a street value of more than A$1...
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Spain Makes Record Cocaine Bust Involving Container Ship
Spain’s Ministry of the Interior said the bust was the largest seizure of cocaine so far this century and the largest-ever involving a container ship. The ship is identified as...
Friday, December 9, 2016
Second Stash of Cocaine Found in Container Carried by Maersk Ship at Manzanillo Port
Mexican authorities have seized another 278 kilograms of cocaine from a container arriving aboard the Maersk-operated Maersk Laura containership at the port of Manzanillo. The Mexican navy said the drugs were...
Friday, September 30, 2016
200 Pounds of Cocaine And An Aristocrat Sugar Trader’s Nightmare
By Isis Almeida and Suzi Ring (Bloomberg) — The MSC Letizia, a container ship, set sail from Santos Port bearing familiar bounties of Brazil such as sugar and coffee. But nesting...
Thursday, September 1, 2016
Cocaine Cruise Ships: Provocative Photos Released Of Women Caught Smuggling $30M In Drugs
Two Canadian women are accused of helping smuggle $30 million in cocaine aboard a Princess cruise ship while documenting the luxury globe-trotting vacation in a series of provocative Instagram photos. Isabelle...
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Monday, August 29, 2016
Cruise Ship Passengers FAIL To Smuggle 210lb Of Cocaine Into Sydney
Yesterday Australian Border Force (ABF) officers seized 95 kilograms (210 lb) of cocaine from three Canadian cruise ship passengers. On Sunday 28 August, ABF officers boarded the Princess Cruises ship...
Friday, August 12, 2016
Tugboat Captain, Chief Mate Sentenced to 20-Years Each in UK’s Biggest Drug Bust
LONDON, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Two Turkish sailors were jailed for a total of 42 years on Friday after their attempt to smuggle a huge haul of cocaine into Europe...
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