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  • 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 […]

  • 14 September 2015

    Venezuelan navy has seized three vessels suspected of being involved in smuggling of diesel from the country’s Paraguana peninsula, Reuters reports. Oil taker Negra Hipolita, owned by Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A., the Venezuelan state-owned oil and natural gas company, was found to be loaded with an excess load of 50,000 barrels of diesel fuel at the Cardon refinery, Admiral Andres […]

  • 29 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Greek-owned small clean tanker Levante has been seized by Libyan authorities on the grounds of suspected oil smuggling off the Abu Kammash area west of Tripoli, Reuters reports citing a naval official. According to navy spokesman Ayoub Qassem, the Liberian-flagged ship and its 20 crew members, predominantly of Philippine nationality, were detained on Monday as they are […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Libya arrested the Togo-flagged bunkering tanker Lamar on suspicion of oil smuggling.

  • 14 September 2015

    Venezuelan navy has seized three vessels suspected of being involved in smuggling of diesel from the country’s Paraguana peninsula, Reuters reports. Oil taker Negra Hipolita, owned by Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A., the Venezuelan state-owned oil and natural gas company, was found to be loaded with an excess load of 50,000 barrels of diesel fuel at the Cardon refinery, Admiral Andres […]

  • 17 September 2019

    The ship vessel was reportedly smuggling 250,000 liters of diesel fuel to the United Arab Emirates.

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    ITIC sees reappearance of a scam whereby ship agents are being used to cover the movement of illegal migrants.

  • 12 February 2015

    The U.S. authorities seized a 989 kilograms (2,176 pounds) cocaine shipment and apprehended thirteen men following an at-sea interdiction of a delivery vessel and coastal freighter, approximately eight nautical miles off the coast of Manatí, Puerto Rico February 3, 2015. Two of the suspected smugglers from the delivery vessel, both of Venezuelan nationality, were charged with […]

  • 19 June 2015

    One woman has died after a US Customs and Border Protection patrol boat collided with a vessel suspected of smuggling undocumented immigrants off the coast of San Diego County, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said in a release. CBP agents reportedly encountered a suspected smuggling vessel near Encinitas yesterday morning, local time. According to CBP, the vessel’s skipper […]

  • 11 September 2006

    Authorities in Cyprus say they found what appears to be military radar equipment on a Syria-bound cargo ship detained on suspicion of arms smuggling. Police in Cyprus say the Gregorio 1 was carrying 18 trucks fitted with mobile radar they believe are part of an air defense system. The equipment was loaded in North Korea […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sixty-eight immigrants that were initially reported to had been discovered in a shipping container at Harwich International Port on Thursday during a routine check by the border police have actually been found in trucks. Namely, the 68 individuals arrived at the port on trucks that had boarded the Stena Hollandica ferry which sailed from the […]

  • 15 February 2016

    Another international tanker got caught up in a dispute between the two opposing governments in Libya over alleged oil and gas smuggling. Namely, a Sierra-Leone flagged oil tanker, identified as the Captain Khayyam, was seized by the Libyan authorities under suspicion of illegally entering Libyan waters with the aim of smuggling gasoline, Reuters reports citing […]

  • 22 April 2005

    Fuel smuggling has become rife on the borders of Indonesia and Singapore and several ships have already been apprehended.

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Gard urges tanker operators to carry out risk assessment before engaging in voyages to Libyan waters.

  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Israeli police have arrested 17 employees of an unnamed international company operating at the Ashdod Port, suspected of embezzling millions of dollars through tax evasion, The Times of Israel reports. Over 200 police officers stormed the storehouses at the port early Monday morning, and arrested the workers who allegedly embezzled over USD 7.5 million by lowering the real value of alcoholic beverages […]

  • 18 March 2007

    Sri Lanka’s navy on Sunday sank a cargo vessel believed to be smuggling weapons for Tamil Tiger rebels, the defence ministry said.

  • 30 August 2007

    A MAVERICK skipper whose dream to help people in need ended in disaster has been quizzed in West Africa about allegations of people smuggling.

  • 5 March 2006

    A North Korean cargo ship that led the Australian navy on a four-day sea chase is to be destroyed despite its captain being acquitted of heroin smuggling charges, police said on Monday.

  • 3 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Philippine authorities have stopped a smuggling attempt of 139 persons aboard a cruise ship in Bataan.

  • 13 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    Three high-speed patrol boats built by Strategic Marine for the Australian Federal Police (AFP) have been successfully delivered to the Indonesian Police Department. The patrol boats, built at Strategic Marine’s Singapore shipyards, have been specifically designed for maritime conditions in Indonesia and surrounding waters and have the capability to pursue at high speed, intercept and […]

  • 13 December 2011

    Three high-speed patrol boats built by Strategic Marine for the Australian Federal Police (AFP) have been successfully delivered to the Indonesian Police Department. The patrol boats, built at Strategic Marine’s Singapore shipyards, have been specifically designed for maritime conditions in Indonesia and surrounding waters and have the capability to pursue at high speed, intercept and […]

  • 23 May 2005

    India on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Thailand for joint maritime patrols to prevent piracy and arms smuggling. Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Arun Prakash and his Thai counterpart Admiral Sampop Amrapala, signed the agreement in Bangkok.