drugs


Friday, February 18, 2022
Defense

U.S. Coast Guard Offloads Over $1 Billion Worth of Drugs at Port Everglades

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter James on Thursday offloaded approximately 54,500 pounds of cocaine and 15,800 pounds of marijuana worth approximately $1.06

February 18, 2022
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Friday, November 26, 2021
Defense

U.S. Coast Guard Offloads $504 Million Worth of Seized Drugs in Port Everglades

The U.S. Coast Guard this week offloaded approximately 26,250 pounds of cocaine and 3,700 pounds of marijuana from the USCGC Hamilton, marking the largest drug

November 26, 2021
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Monday, August 31, 2020
Maritime News

U.S. Coast Guard Offloads $228 Million in Cocaine and Marijuana Seized at Sea

The U.S. Coast Guard has offloaded seized cocaine and marijuana worth more than $228 million street value in Port Everglades, Florida. The drugs were

August 31, 2020
Total Views: 74

Monday, February 10, 2020
Maritime News

USCG Warns Mariners of Potential for Positive Drug Tests from CBD

The U.S. Coast is warning credential mariners against the use of hemp-based CBD products that could result in a positive drug test.  The warning was

February 10, 2020
Total Views: 266

Thursday, June 6, 2019
shipping container
Maritime News

Cocaine Entering Europe in Shipping Containers Presents ‘Major Challenge’ as Seizures Hit Record

By Axel Bugge LISBON, June 6 (Reuters) – The amount of cocaine seized by authorities in Europe doubled in 2017 to reach a record 140 tonnes in a strong

June 6, 2019
Total Views: 32

Friday, April 19, 2019
montenegro training ship jadran
Maritime News

Montenegro Seizes Drugs on Navy Training Ship

PODGORICA, April 19 (Reuters) – Montenegrin military police have seized around 50 kilograms of drugs on board a naval training ship, hours before it was

April 19, 2019
Total Views: 42

Friday, March 22, 2019
coast guard 27000 pounds cocaine
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
Total Views: 28

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
Total Views: 62

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
Total Views: 31

Thursday, August 9, 2018
Interesting

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
Total Views: 37

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
Total Views: 31

Saturday, March 24, 2018
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
Total Views: 16

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
Total Views: 24

Saturday, October 28, 2017
ROYAL NAVY submarine HMS Astute ready for operations
Defense

Royal Navy Sacks Coked-Up Submariners

(Reuters) – Britain’s navy has fired nine sailors serving on a nuclear-armed submarine after they tested positive for using cocaine, the country’s

October 28, 2017
Total Views: 112

Sunday, July 30, 2017
Maritime News

India Seizes Record 1,500 kg of Heroin from Ship Off Coast

By Sudarshan Varadhan NEW DELHI, July 30 (Reuters) – India’s navy seized a ship carrying about 1,500 kg of heroin worth 35 billion rupees ($545

July 30, 2017
Total Views: 12

Friday, September 30, 2016
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: 123

Thursday, September 1, 2016
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
Total Views: 97

Friday, July 15, 2016
Maritime News

MSC Master in Hot Water Over Alleged Drug Trafficking

The Master of an MSC containership is being accused of international drug trafficking after authorities in Italy unveiled a complex scheme to offload drugs at

July 15, 2016
Total Views: 150

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
mv hamal drug bust
Interesting

Tugboat Captain, First Officer Found Guilty of Drug Trafficking in UK’s Biggest Ever Cocaine Bust

The captain and first officer of an ocean going tug have been found guilty of drug trafficking in what authorities have described as the biggest seizure of

July 12, 2016
Total Views: 78

Friday, January 22, 2016
News

Prosecutor: Colombians Smuggled Drugs Into U.S. Aboard Spanish Navy Training Ship

By Joseph Ax NEW YORK, Jan 22 (Reuters) – Two Colombians ran a major heroin and cocaine smuggling operation to New York aboard the Royal Spanish

January 22, 2016
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