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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
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Sunday, July 30, 2017
India Seizes Record 1,500 kg of Heroin from Ship Off Coast
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: 20

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
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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: 354

Friday, July 15, 2016
MSC Master in Hot Water Over Alleged Drug Trafficking
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: 291

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
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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: 142

Friday, January 22, 2016
Prosecutor: Colombians Smuggled Drugs Into U.S. Aboard Spanish Navy Training Ship
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
Total Views: 29

Friday, October 16, 2015
More Than 20 Tons of Hashish Found Stashed Inside Cargo Ship in Italy
Maritime News

More Than 20 Tons of Hashish Found Stashed Inside Cargo Ship in Italy

  Italian authorities have seized more than 20 tons of hashish hidden inside the hull of a general cargo ship at the port of Cagliari in Sardinia,

October 16, 2015
Total Views: 154

Friday, May 1, 2015
Record Three Tons of Cocaine Seized from North Sea Tug
Maritime News

Record Three Tons of Cocaine Seized from North Sea Tug

The seizure is believed to be biggest single seizure of illegal drugs in UK history, worth an estimated half a billion

May 1, 2015
Total Views: 38

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Colombian Navy Divers Discover Cocaine Haul Near Rudder of U.S.-Bound Tanker
Maritime News

Colombian Navy Divers Discover Cocaine Haul Near Rudder of U.S.-Bound Tanker

The drugs and stowaways were discovered by Navy divers inside a secret compartment of the Cyprus-flagged "Prisco Alexander" located near the

February 24, 2015
Total Views: 81

Friday, July 25, 2014
Notorious Drug Smuggling Freighter Headed for Scrapyard
Maritime News

Notorious Drug Smuggling Freighter Headed for Scrapyard

A freighter seized off the coast of Washington state nearly four decades ago in one of the largest marijuana busts in the region's history was moved to Seattle

July 25, 2014
Total Views: 286

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Kenya Makes Record Heroin Haul from Ship in Mombasa
Press Releases

Kenya Makes Record Heroin Haul from Ship in Mombasa

Kenyan police on Tuesday seized 341.7 kg of heroin hidden in the diesel tank of a ship, the biggest ever single seizure of drugs at the Indian Ocean port of

July 15, 2014
Total Views: 31

Friday, April 25, 2014
Australian Navy Seizes Heroin Worth $268 Million From Dhow Off Kenya
Defense

Australian Navy Seizes Heroin Worth $268 Million From Dhow Off Kenya

By George Obulutsa NAIROBI, April 25 (Reuters) – An Australian warship patrolling the Indian Ocean has seized more than a tonne of heroin worth A$289

April 25, 2014
Total Views: 71

Friday, September 13, 2013
LUNA-S Cannabis Bust More Epic Than Thought
Interesting

LUNA-S Cannabis Bust More Epic Than Thought

France's Ministry of Defence is eager to confirm that the LUNA-S drug bust and smoke-out in the Mediterranean was a little more epic than previously

September 13, 2013
Total Views: 16

Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Light it Up: Another Weed Ship Goes Up in Smoke
Defense

Light it Up: Another Weed Ship Goes Up in Smoke

A cargo ship smuggling marijuana in the Mediterranean Sea was set ablaze in an alleged attempt by the crew to destroy the evidence, the second such incident in

September 11, 2013
Total Views: 49

Friday, February 10, 2012
HMAS Parramatta
Defense

Australian Warship Busts Drug-Runners in Northern Arabian Sea

Combined Task Force 150 (CTF), one of three Task Forces within Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) conducted a successful disruption of a vessel carrying illicit

February 10, 2012
Total Views: 32

Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Mekong River Luang Prabang Laos Southeast Asia
News

Massacre on the Mekong, 13 Chinese Sailors Dead

BEIJING (Dow Jones)–China suspended shipping along Southeast Asia’s Mekong River on Monday after attacks on Chinese cargo vessels left

October 11, 2011
Total Views: 40

Monday, January 10, 2011
USCG sets 2011 minimum random drug testing rate at 50%
Defense

USCG sets 2011 minimum random drug testing rate at 50%

The Coast Guard has set the calendar year 2011 minimum random drug testing rate at 50 percent of covered crewmembers. The testing rate for calendar year 2010

January 10, 2011
Total Views: 7

Thursday, March 20, 2008
USCG

Coast Guard Interception Of Homemade Submarine

The USCG has intercepted another DIY Semi-Submersible operated by drug smugglers. CNN tells us: In the past three months the Coast Guard has learned of more

March 20, 2008
Total Views: 95
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