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  • 6 August 2018
    Authorities

    The Colombian Navy has seized more than one ton of cocaine hydrochloride from a containership in the waters off Barranquilla.  The navy, working in cooperation with other agencies including Colombian air force and coast guard, intercepted the Singapore-flagged Cap San Tainaro on August 3, 2018. As informed, the navy found a total of 1,144 kilograms of cocaine […]

  • 21 October 2013

    Royal Australian Navy ship, HMAS Melbourne, has intercepted suspected pirates off the coast of Somalia as part of maritime security patrols in Middle Eastern waters for Operation SLIPPER. The suspected pirates were intercepted on 15 October 2013 after the Combined Maritime Forces received two reports of attempted acts of piracy against two separate merchant vessels during the […]

  • 15 March 2011

      The Israeli navy today intercepted an Egypt-bound ship, suspected of carrying weapons for Hamas fighters in Gaza, an official spokesperson s… (ptinews) [mappress] Source: ptinews, March 15, 2011;

  • 13 November 2013

    In the space of a week, the Royal Netherlands Navy ship HNLMS Amsterdam has intercepted 2 drugs transports, confiscating a total of 1,200 kilos of cocaine in the process. In HNLMS Amsterdam’s first interception, the boat carrying the drugs was heading north from Colombia. After the go-fast boat had been picked up on the Amsterdam’s […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Italian authorities have found 20 tons of hashish after intercepting a Panama-flagged research ship, the country’s law enforcement agency said. On 9 August, Italian police units intercepted research ship Remus in the Mediterranean Sea. The ship was taken to Palermo in Sicily for further investigation, according to Guardia di Finanza. Following the investigation, the authorities […]

  • 12 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Sri Lanka Navy intercepted 53 persons illegally bound for Australia in a multi-day trawler on 11th September 2012. The trawler named “Sinhale 4” was intercepted by a Fast Naval Patrol Craft attached to the Eastern Naval Command 16 nautical miles off Pigeon Island in Trincomalee. Among the arrested persons are 49 Tamils, 3 Muslims and […]

  • 30 November 2011

    Fast Attack Craft P 480 attached to the Northern Naval Command arrested 08 persons along with 02 kilograms of heroin and 02 vessels in the seas west of Iranathive Island on 28th November 2011. The arrest was made close to midnight with the assistance of Inshore Patrol Craft P 157. Fast Attack Craft P 480 […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Sailors and Coastguardsmen disrupted a shipment of approximately 486 kilograms of cocaine in the international waters in the Eastern Pacific Ocean in August.   Members from USS Ingraham (FFG 61) and USS McClusky (FFG 41) with Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light (HSL) 49 Detachment 2 and Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 23 Detachment 3, and U.S. Coast […]

  • 7 May 2013

    Sri Lanka Navy intercepted 66 Tamil persons illegally bound for Australia from India in a multi-day trawler on 06th May 2013. The interception was made by a Fast Naval Patrol Craft attached to the Southern Naval Command 13 nautical miles off Hikkaduwa. The arrested persons along with the trawler are being brought to the Galle […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The new Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA missile failed to intercept its target in a test conducted by the U.S. and Japan over the coast of Hawaii on June 21. This was the fourth flight test of the missile and the second intercept test with the first one regarded a success. Following the test, the U.S. Missile […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Authorities

    A US Coast Guard cutter has intercepted a cocaine-smuggling semi-submersible in international waters following a multi-day interagency operation. The intercept took place on November 13, according to the US Customs and Border Protection agency whose air and marine operations (AMO) crew pursued the vessel aboard a P-3 Long Range Tracker aircraft. The AMO crew maintained surveillance […]

  • 10 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Sri Lanka Navy intercepted 2 Multi – day Trawlers named “Theres Nilusha” and Mangala” were illegally headed for Australia 20 nautical miles east of Trincomalee in the early hours on Saturday (08th September 2012). The intercepted trawlers were brought to the Trincomalee harbour with 146 persons including 132 Tamils, 10 Sinhalies and 4 Muslims on […]

  • 30 March 2016
    Authorities

    Naval Today recently reported about a U.S. Coast guard vessel seizing around 5,800 kilograms of cocaine worth more than $193,939,000 in the Eastern Pacific Ocean on March 3. The U.S. Coast Guard has now released a video showing how dramatic an interception of a drug semi-sub in reality is. Directed by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy intercepted on March 28 a dhow carrying a large amount of weapons which the United States estimate to have originated in Iran and was likely bound for Iran. The Coastal Patrol ship USS Sirocco, operating as part of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, intercepted and seized the shipment of weapons hidden aboard a […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and U.S. Navy sailors aboard the USS Lake Erie (CG-70) successfully conducted a flight test of the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) system, resulting in the intercept of a separating ballistic missile target over the Pacific Ocean by the Aegis BMD 4.0 Weapon System and a Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block […]

  • 26 November 2012

    Sri Lanka Navy intercepted 100 persons illegally bound for Australia in a multi-day trawler on 24th November 2012. The trawler named “SB Ali” was intercepted by a Fast Naval Patrol Craft attached to the Southern Naval Command 15 nautical miles off Kirinda seas. Among the arrested persons are 74 Tamils, 18 Muslims and 8 Sinhalese […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Sri Lanka Navy intercepted 80 persons illegally bound for Australia in a multi-day trawler on 21st April 2013. The trawler named “Emmanuwel” was intercepted by a Sri Lanka Navy’s Fast Naval Patrol Craft attached to the Northern Naval Command. Among the arrested are 38 men, 18 women and 24 children. They are residents of Jaffna, […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Authorities

    Sri Lanka Navy intercepted 78 illegal immigrants suspected to be bound for Australia in the southern Sri Lankan seas on 26th June 2015. The multiday trawler in which the group were traveling was intercepted by an SLN fast craft on routine patrol off Kirinda. The group consisted of 59 Tamils and 17 Sinhalese. Along with […]

  • 27 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Sri Lanka Navy intercepted 19 persons illegally bound for Australia in a multi-day trawler on 26th September 2012. The trawler named “Kavisha Putha” was intercepted by a Fast Naval Patrol Craft attached to the Southern Naval Command 27 nautical miles off Dondra. Among the arrested persons are 03 Tamils, 09 Muslims and 07 Sinhalese. They […]

  • 1 November 2011

      THE Australian Navy has intercepted another boat of asylum seekers off the coast of Western Australia. Home Affairs Minister Brendan O’Connor said HMAS Maryborough intercepted a vessel carrying suspected asylum seekers south-west of Browse Island near the north-west coast of WA. Mr O’Connor said initial reports suggested 57 people were on board. “The passengers […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Authorities

    In her third drug seizure so far, HMAS Melbourne has intercepted another 216 kilograms of high-grade heroin in the Middle East worth around  $64 million (USD $46.1 million). The heroin was transferred to Melbourne for further analysis. The seizure takes the Royal Australian Navy’s narcotics haul since February 2014 to over 5 tonnes and to almost […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Authorities

    Units of the Colombian Navy and the National Police of Colombia on January 7 seized 86 kilograms of cocaine which were being transported aboard a sailing boat named Vagamundo. The Navy said the intercept was made in the area of ​​Bocachica in the bay Cartagena, where two men of Colombian nationality were captured. The result was […]

  • 12 July 2012

    Sri Lanka Navy intercepted 2 multi-day trawlers illegally headed for Australia 35 nautical miles south-east of Trincomalee in the early hours of July 10. The intercepted trawlers were brought to the Trincomalee harbor with 82 persons including 78 men, 2 women and 2 children onboard. The over-crowded trawlers with a large amount of provisions and […]

  • 27 December 2011

      Immigration Department confirmed on Tuesday that Australian Navy has intercepted a boat carrying 116 suspected asylum seekers and two crew of WA Coast. Australian Maritime Safety Authority requested interception of the boat on Christmas Eve. The boat was intercepted north of Christmas Island, Federal Home Affairs Minister Jason Clare Said. “Following a request by […]

  • 29 May 2013

    Sri Lanka Navy intercepted 52 persons illegally bound for Australia in a multi-day trawler in the early hours of 29th May 2013. The trawler named “Rosa Kusum” was intercepted by a Fast Naval Patrol Craft attached to the Western Naval Command 18 nautical miles west of Chilaw. Among the arrested persons are 45 Tamils and 7 […]

  • 22 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Sri Lanka Navy intercepted 69 persons illegally bound for Australia in a multi-day trawler in the early hours of 21st August 2012. The trawler named “Asha Duwa” was intercepted by a Fast Naval Patrol Craft attached to the Western Naval Command in the seas off Negombo. Among the arrested persons are 48 Tamils, 19 Sinhalese […]

  • 9 May 2018
    Authorities

    The Guatemalan Navy, working with the US Coast Guard, intercepted the largest cocaine shipment in Guatemala’s history some 300 nautical miles off its coast. According to a Guatemalan Armed Forces statement on May 8, the narcotics were intercepted aboard a Tanzania-flagged cargo ship. Following the operation, the vessel was berthed at the Puerto Quetzal port […]

  • 12 September 2012

    Sri Lanka Navy intercepted 45 persons illegally bound for Australia in a multi-day trawler in the early hours of 10th September 2012. The trawler named “Shaini Baba” was intercepted by a Fast Naval Patrol Craft attached to the Western Naval Command 20 nautical miles off Negombo. Among the arrested persons are 35 Tamils, 09 Sinhalese […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Authorities

    Dutch Navy’s air defense and command frigate HNLMS De Zeven Provinciën (F802) intercepted 320 kilos of drugs in the Caribbean Sea between Venezuela and Jamaica. Four suspected drug smugglers were arrested during the operation. A Caribbean Coast Guard maritime patrol aircraft discovered a small, fast-sailing ‘go-fast’ vessel and informed the frigate. De Zeven Provinciën then […]