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Friday, March 22, 2019
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Maritime News

U.S. Coast Guard Offloads Seized Cocaine Worth $360 Million Wholesale

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Tampa offloaded approximately 27,000 pounds of cocaine Miami, Florida on Friday worth an estimated $360 million wholesale,

March 22, 2019
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Sunday, March 17, 2019
U.S. Coast Guard seizes drugs
Blog

Hashish On the Ocean Floor

Disclaimer: The below sea story is a retelling of an operation from back in the 1980’s.   CW4 Michael W. Carr – “Ok, everyone gather around,

March 17, 2019
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Monday, March 11, 2019
cocaine bust port of new york/new jersey
Interesting

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

March 11, 2019
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Friday, February 15, 2019
Police Hit Drug Smuggling Gang on High Seas
Maritime News

Police Hit Drug Smuggling Gang on High Seas

By Catarina Demony LISBON, Feb 15 (Reuters) – Authorities seized more than three tonnes of cocaine and arrested 11 people off Portugal’s Atlantic

February 15, 2019
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Tuesday, February 5, 2019
coast guard offloads cocaine
Maritime News

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

February 5, 2019
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Friday, February 1, 2019
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Maritime News

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

February 1, 2019
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Friday, December 14, 2018
noka ship drug bust
Maritime News

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,

December 14, 2018
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Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Greek Shipowner Olympiakos Piraeus
Finance

Greek Shipowner Denies Drug Trafficking Charges

by Constantinos Georgizas (Reuters) – Greek shipping tycoon Vangelis Marinakis, the owner of Olympiakos Piraeus and Nottingham Forest soccer

August 28, 2018
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Thursday, August 9, 2018
Italy Uncovers Massive Load of Hash in Ship’s Fuel Tanks
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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

August 9, 2018
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Monday, August 6, 2018
Maritime News

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

August 6, 2018
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Monday, May 28, 2018
seized narcotics
Defense

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

May 28, 2018
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Thursday, April 26, 2018
Drug Smugglers Light High-Speed Craft Ablaze in Eastern Pacific; 1,080 Pounds of Cocaine Seized
Interesting

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

April 26, 2018
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Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Record Nine Tons of Cocaine Seized from Container at Port of Algeciras
Maritime News

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

April 25, 2018
Total Views: 102

Saturday, March 24, 2018
Greek Shipping Tycoon Denies Drug Trafficking Charges
News

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

March 24, 2018
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Monday, January 29, 2018
new pacific stealth drug-running-boats
Defense

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

January 29, 2018
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Friday, December 22, 2017
News

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

December 22, 2017
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Tuesday, December 5, 2017
banak container ship
Maritime News

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.

December 5, 2017
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Friday, December 9, 2016
Second Stash of Cocaine Found in Container Carried by Maersk Ship at Manzanillo Port
News

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

December 9, 2016
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Friday, September 30, 2016
200 Pounds of Cocaine And An Aristocrat Sugar Trader’s Nightmare
News

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

September 30, 2016
Total Views: 256

Thursday, September 1, 2016
Cocaine Cruise Ships: Provocative Photos Released Of Women Caught Smuggling $30M In Drugs
Interesting

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

September 1, 2016
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