Drug seizure aboard general cargo ship Jacqueline C

Drug seizure aboard general cargo ship Jacqueline C

In a company press release on Tuesday, Carisbrooke Shipping confirmed the arrest of a crew member of Company’s cargo vessel, Jacqueline C during her stay in Valleyfield, Canada. The vessel underwent a customs …
Sep 20, 2018 /  Accidents
US Coast Guard offloads more than 7 tons of seized cocaine in Port Everglades

US Coast Guard offloads more than 7 tons of seized cocaine in Port Everglades

More than 7 tons of cocaine seized in international waters in the Eastern Pacific Ocean from early June to mid-July was offloaded by the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk (WMEC 913) Thursday in Port …
Aug 10, 2018 /  Curious
Colombian Navy seizes over a ton of cocaine on board container ship Cap San Tainaro

Colombian Navy seizes over a ton of cocaine on board container ship Cap San Tainaro

The Colombian Navy found more than one ton of cocaine, on board a container ship and captured 15 people. The ship was heading to the Port of Antwerp, having started from the Port of Cartagena on August 1. Images …
Aug 7, 2018 /  Accidents
New Zealand Targets Drug Smuggling

New Zealand Targets Drug Smuggling

One million containers move through the Port of Tauranga every year making them a hiding spot for illicit drugs, Police Minister Paula Bennett says.  During a visit to Tauranga Police Station on Wednesday, Bennett …
Jul 14, 2017 /  Curious
Italy Seizes US$ 84Mln Worth of Highly Pure Cocaine Carried aboard containership

Italy Seizes US$ 84Mln Worth of Highly Pure Cocaine Carried aboard containership

Italian police said on Thursday that they seized an estimated US$ 84 million worth of highly pure cocaine tied to buoys floating in the sea. The drugs were suspected to have been thrown overboard from a ship that was …
Oct 31, 2016 /  Vessels
U.S. Coast Guard offloads 11 tons of cocaine in San Diego

U.S. Coast Guard offloads 11 tons of cocaine in San Diego

The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Sherman offloaded approximately 11 tons of cocaine at Naval Base San Diego, Thursday (Aug18, 2016). Several U.S. Coast Guard cutters seized a combined total of approximately 11 …
Aug 19, 2016 /  Curious
Greek Court Finds Nine Guilty In Trial Of Noor 1 Ship

Greek Court Finds Nine Guilty In Trial Of Noor 1 Ship

A former shipowner and a shipping agent were on Monday found guilty of participating in the smuggling of more than 2 tons of heroin into Greece aboard the Noor 1 cargo ship in 2014 but were not convicted on the more …
Jul 19, 2016 /  Vessels
USCG offloads over $214mln estimated wholesale value of cocaine in Miami

USCG offloads over $214mln estimated wholesale value of cocaine in Miami

The U.S. Coast Guard offloaded approximately eight tons of seized cocaine from the Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C. Webber at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Fla., Monday. The drugs were interdicted in international …
Jun 14, 2016 /  Naval
Coast Guard Cutter Dependable helps seize $10.1 million in illegal narcotics

Coast Guard Cutter Dependable helps seize $10.1 million in illegal narcotics

The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Dependable conducted three separate international and inter-agency counter narcotics operations that resulted in the seizure of approximately 325 kilograms of cocaine, 600 …
Apr 20, 2016 /  Naval
Over a Ton of Cocaine Seized, 7 Arrested aboard Ro-Ro Vessel

Over a Ton of Cocaine Seized, 7 Arrested aboard Ro-Ro Vessel

Some 1,200 kilograms of cocaine were seized and seven people were arrested aboard a Ro-Ro cargo vessel Oceanic 1 in the morning hours of March 5 while the vessel was in the Caribbean Sea off Aruba, according to the …
Mar 10, 2016 /  Curious