Sunday, March 5, 2023

International Drug Bust Nets $677 Mln Of Cocaine Off The Coast Of South America

SYDNEY, March 4 (Reuters) – A joint U.S. and Australian law enforcement operation busted an international drug ring after intercepting 2.4 tonnes of

March 5, 2023
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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Law Enforcement Busts European Drug Trafficking ‘Super Cartel’

Coordinated raids were carried out this month across Europe and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) against a criminal “super cartel” involved in

November 29, 2022
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Saturday, September 17, 2022

Coast Guard Offloads $475 Million In Illegal Narcotics In Miami

MIAMI — The crew of the USCGC Legare (WMEC 912) offloaded approximately 24,700 pounds of cocaine and 3,892 pounds of marijuana, worth an estimated

September 17, 2022
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Monday, August 8, 2022

Cocaine Seized from Container Carried By Maersk Ship in Australia

Australian police have seized cocaine worth more than $195 million from a container transported by a Maersk ship in Sydney’s Port Botany. Australian

August 8, 2022
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Friday, February 18, 2022

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

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
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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: 394

Thursday, June 6, 2019
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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
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Friday, April 19, 2019
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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
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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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Friday, December 14, 2018
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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

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

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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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

March 24, 2018
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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

December 22, 2017
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Saturday, October 28, 2017
ROYAL NAVY submarine HMS Astute ready for operations

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: 169

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
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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

September 30, 2016
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