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  • 1 September 2014

    Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta oversaw the operation to blow up the ship caught with the heroin haul worth over USD 11.3 million on Friday, August 29. The President – aboard a Kenya Air Force chopper, and the Kenya Navy in the warship KNS Jasiri – led journalists, security personnel and anti-narcotic officials as the ship and the drugs were […]

  • 21 September 2015

    Kenyan and U.S. authorities have reportedly found drugs and illegal weapons onboard the Pure Car/Truck Carrier Höegh Transporter which was raided by anti-drugs commando teams in the Port of Mombasa last Thursday, September 17, according to local media. The drugs and weapons were reportedly found inside the tires of three military trucks transported by the Höegh […]

  • 14 January 2019

    South African authorities have confiscated 706 kilos of cocaine hidden at the bottom of a 30-story containership.

  • 21 September 2015

    Kenyan and U.S. authorities have reportedly found drugs and illegal weapons onboard the Pure Car/Truck Carrier Höegh Transporter which was raided by anti-drugs commando teams in the Port of Mombasa last Thursday, September 17, according to local media. The drugs and weapons were reportedly found inside the tires of three military trucks transported by the Höegh […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    HMAS Darwin has again intercepted a suspected drug smuggling vessel operating in international waters, seizing 786 kilograms of narcotics with an estimated street value of $30 million. Darwin’s boarding parties boarded the suspicious dhow in the Arabian Sea and spent approximately 23 hours searching for and uncovering the drugs. Darwin’s Commanding Officer, Commander Terry Morrison, […]

  • 8 July 2019

    The seized drugs are worth an estimated USD 660 million.

  • 22 February 2012

    12 countries, including the Royal Netherlands Navy as a representative of the Netherlands, are currently combating drugs smuggling in a large area of the Caribbean extending to the Pacific Ocean in Operation Martillo. The emphasis is on South and Central American coastal waters. This operation will prevent drugs being trafficked to the Netherlands, among other […]

  • 7 August 2019

    The drugs were concealed in the refrigeration system of a container.

  • 1 April 2019

    The US CBP Air and Marine Operations have seized over 3 tons of drugs from a panga-style vessel.

  • 2 July 2007

    AN audacious attempt to smuggle up to €200m worth of cocaine was scuppered yesterday when a gang overloaded their dinghy with too many bales of the drug. Their bungling led to the biggest offshore drug haul in this country – depending on the purity of the cocaine the haul could be valued at up to […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Large quantities of cocaine are reported to had been smuggled on board the most luxuries ships sailing the high seas, a recent investigation by Italian authorities shows. The police investigation into the drug smuggling routes between South America and Italy indicated that a considerable amount of cocaine has been hidden in food supplies in cruise […]

  • 15 September 2006

    The Royal Navy is celebrating its biggest ever drugs bust in the Caribbean after stopping a boatload of cocaine worth up to half a billion pounds. The smugglers set fire to their boat and illegal cargo when they were caught in a dramatic night-time operation off the north-east coast of Barbados. While much of the […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    An unidentified quantity of drugs was found on board a container vessel Dimitris C while in the port of Ilo, Peru, on September 14. The owner of the ship Danaos Shipping Co told World Maritime News that the contraband was found during a regular inspection on board the Panamax boxship mandated by the company when its ships […]

  • 7 October 2014

    The U.S. Coast Guardsmen offloaded more than 28,000 pounds (12.7 tonnes) of cocaine at Naval Base San Diego confiscated during their 90-day deployment in counter drug missions off the coast of Central and South America as part of Operation Martillo The crew of Cutter Boutwell turned the cocaine, worth more than USD 423 million wholesale, over to agents from […]

  • 23 July 2014

    The US Coast Guard seized more than 3,500 pounds of marijuana with an estimated wholesale value of USD3.5 million, and detained five suspected smugglers during a drug interdiction in the Caribbean Sea, southwest of Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico.   While on patrol July 8, the Coast Guard Cutter Northland,  a 270-foot medium endurance cutter, detected […]

  • 1 March 2015

    The Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) have seized more than 100 kilograms of methamphetamine with an estimated street value of approximately AUD 65 million (USD 50.8m) as part of a joint operation. A Malaysian national and a Hong Kong national have been charged with serious drug offences for their […]

  • 16 February 2018

    Drug traffickers continue to target commercial ships for hiding their illicit shipments.

  • 17 January 2007

    A boat builder designed high-speed vessels for international drug smugglers, a court has heard. Ian Rush, 42, is accused of continuing to build boats virtually invisible to radar after his partners were arrested. The boats were made for criminals to transport drugs between North Africa and Spain, Ipswich Crown Court heard.

  • 2 November 2017

    Over a tonne of cocaine was found on board a Roll-on/Roll-off (RORO) cargo ship named Agat which was intercepted in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean by the Portuguese authorities in an operation aimed at curbing illicit drug trafficking by sea. Namely, the Portuguese drug enforcement agency, in cooperation with the Portuguese Navy and Air Force, confiscated […]

  • 15 June 2017

    Turkish police said that it has impounded 212 kilos of pure cocaine aboard a Spanish-flagged container ship in Ambarli port, Istanbul on June 13. The containership, which remained unnamed in Turkish media, was stopped in the Dardanelles Strait and was brought to Istanbul for inspection. The drugs were found hidden in travelling bags in one of […]

  • 7 May 2014

    U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Puerto Rico Police seized nearly 1,125 kilograms of cocaine, with an estimated whole sale value of $37 million, and apprehended two Dominican Republic nationals during an at sea interdiction in the Caribbean Sea Wednesday. The interdiction is the result of the […]

  • 23 July 2009

    A navy warship has blown up a drugs boat after her crew were detained and three-quarters of a tonne of cocaine with a street value of £33m seized. Portsmouth-based frigate HMS Iron Duke carried out the operation on patrol in the Caribbean and later destroyed the boat deemed as a “shipping risk”. The crew were […]