Heroin Abuse Linked to Deaths of Maersk Line Security Contractors

The Seychelles Police released the autopsy report today on the two American security contractors who died aboard the containership Maersk Alabama last week, concluding that the cause of death was "respiratory failure, with suspicion of myocardial infarction (heart attack)," according to the report. The Police preliminary investigation report includes suspicion of drug use … [Read more...]

Mystery Cloaks Maersk Alabama Deaths -UPDATE

Update: Drugs Linked to Maersk Alabama Security Contractor Deaths  The discovery of two dead American security contractors in a cabin onboard the U.S.-flagged containership Maersk Alabama has left the entire maritime industry wondering what exactly happened. The two men, who were part of a privately-contracted security team providing counter-piracy protection services … [Read more...]

Private Security Contractors Found Dead Aboard Maersk Alabama

Update: Drugs Linked to Maersk Alabama Security Contractor Deaths  Trident Group President Tom Rothrauff confirmed today in a phone call that two of his contractors have "expired" on board one of his client's ships. The Virginia-based private maritime security company works closely with US-flag shipping line, Maersk Line, Ltd which this afternoon confirmed the deaths on … [Read more...]