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  • 3 September 2014
    Authorities

    Sri Lanka Naval personnel attached to the Northern Naval Command on information received recovered 16 kilograms of cannabis (Kerala Ganja) concealed of the shrubs in the Mathagal area in Jaffna on 2nd September 2014.   The recovered items were handed over to Ilavalai Police for further investigations. [mappress] Press Release, September 03, 2014; Image: Sri […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Authorities

    Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac-class frigate HMAS Arunta is on her way home after completing the longest Middle Eastern deployment by an Australian Navy vessel since 1990. Arunta concluded her assignment to Joint Task Force 633 as part of operation Manitou and handed over responsibility to HMAS Newcastle after completing a nine-month deployment conducting counter terrorism and […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Kenya Navy seized 343 kilograms of heroin off Mombasa, Kenya, two weeks ago.   According to Anadolu Agency, the operation took place off the Lamu coast, some 350km north of Mombasa, when the Navy vessel intercepted an Iranian-flagged ship named MV Al-Noor. The police held the ship for almost two weeks in the port while they investigated the cargo it was carrying. The […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Colombian Navy units, in coordination with the National Police, managed to seize 100 kilograms of cocaine that were transported on board a merchant vessel flag, named “Star Care”, which was bound for Central America and subsequently Europe.   The operation was carried out by the Coast Guard Station Turbo in coordination with the staff […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Authorities

    Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 of the Bahrain-based Combined Maritime Forces achieved a record number of drug interceptions in a four-month span, with 10 drug seizures totaling over 3,300 kilograms of heroin, cocaine, cannabis resin and hashish since March. It started with the Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Arunta (FFH 151) on March 2, when […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Authorities

    USS Ingraham (FFG 61) with Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light (HSL) 49 Detachment 2 and a U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) disrupted approximately 793 kilograms of cocaine while conducting counter narcotic operations in the 4th Fleet Area of Responsibility in June.   Ingraham, based in Everett, Washington, successfully tracked and intercepted the Maria Bonita. […]

  • 29 May 2014

    The UK Royal Navy has seized an £8.5m haul of heroin after a raid on a suspect vessel in the northern Arabian Sea.   Nearly 60 kilograms of the drug was seized by sailors and Royal Marines from HMS Somerset, the Plymouth-based Type 23 Frigate, who intercepted the fishing boat in Royal Navy fast boats. […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Units of the Colombian Navy seized 39.8 kilograms of cocaine found aboard the bulk carrier “Ping May” sailing under the Liberian flag.   Coast Guard Station Santa Marta and CTI personnel conducted the inspection of the vessel which was anchored in the sector Swamp – Magdalena. They found two bags with 40 packages containing drugs located in the chain […]

  • 22 February 2013

    A Naval patrol craft attached to the Northern Naval Command took into custody 2 persons with 123.4 kilograms of illegal tobacco in the seas north of Kankasanthurei 20th February 2013. They had attempted to smuggle in 81 kilograms of Hans tobacco (9,000 packets, each containing 09 grams) and 42.4 kilograms of Bajaj Hans tobacco (1,060 […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Authorities

    US Coast Guard cutter Mohawk (WMEC 913) is set to offload over 7 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades on Thursday. The cocaine was seized in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean from early June to mid-July from seven suspected smuggling vessels. In an operation on July 3, the Mohawk crew and Tactical Law […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Authorities

    US Coast Guard cutter Spencer has offloaded some 10 tons of cocaine and 23 kilograms of heroin in Port Everglades, Florida, on Tuesday. The offloaded drugs were seized in international waters off the Eastern Pacific Ocean and are worth an estimated $300 million wholesale, according to the US Coast Guard. The interdictions were made by multiple US […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Colombian Navy, together with the Colombian Air Force, seized 505 kilograms of cocaine in an operation against drug trafficking.   The operation took place approximately 70 nautical miles north of Santa Marta – Magdalena, where units of the Navy and aircraft of the Colombian Air Force detected and intercepted a boat carrying the cargo of alkaloids. Approximately […]

  • 15 May 2014

    HMAS Darwin operating in the Indian Ocean in international waters, 40 nautical miles off the east coast of Somalia, intercepted a suspected drug smuggling dhow on 13 May 2014, seizing 449 kilograms of heroin with an estimated street value of $132 million dollars.   Darwin’s Commanding Officer, Commander Terry Morrison, said the seizure removed a […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Colombian Navy, in a joined operation with the Magdalena Prosecution Office, seized 246 kilograms of cocaine aboard the Panamanian flagged bulk carrier “Aquagrace”.   The operation was developed through community information, by the units of the Coast Guard Station Santa Marta in the sector Dock Drummond where the ship, which came from Canada and was […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Authorities

    French Navy frigate FS Nivôse has seized over 250 kilograms from a suspected vessel in her first month of operations as part of the Combined Task Force 150 (CTF150). The narcotics were seized in a June 8 operation in which the crew of Nivôse boarded and inspected a dhow off the coast of Somalia. The sailors […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Authorities

    The U.S. Coast Guard offloaded approximately 1,300 kilograms of cocaine on two separate locations following at sea interdictions in international waters near Puerto Rico. 929 kilograms of cocaine was offloaded Tuesday in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands and another 400 kilograms of cocaine Sunday in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The seized cocaine from both interdictions is […]

  • 16 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Naval troops attached to SLNS Gajaba of the North-central Naval Command arrested 12 persons engaged in illegal fishing using explosives on 14th April 2012. Five persons with a fish catch of 678 kilograms were arrested at the Pallemunai Fishing Marshalling Point whilst seven persons were taken in by Naval Vessel P 213 at Thalpadu with […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Authorities

    Units of the Colombian Navy seized 196 kilograms of cocaine aboard a “Corvina” type vessel which was moored in Buenaventura – Valle del Cauca.   With the help of the Pacific Coast Guard, they managed to locate the vessel and perform an inspection. The Navy found an iron cylinder torpedo hidden under the nets aboard the vessel and […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    USS Ingraham (FFG 61) with Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light (HSL) 49 Detachment 2 and U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) personnel intercepted 680 kilograms of cocaine illegally trafficked in the 4th Fleet Area of Responsibility Aug. 21.   Ingraham, based in Everett, Washington, successfully tracked and intercepted a go-fast vessel in international waters of […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Authorities

    The U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday offloaded 1,735 kilograms of cocaine worth an estimated $56 million and handed over eight suspected drug smugglers to authorities. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Tarpon transferred the cocaine and suspected drug smugglers at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg, Florida. The contraband and detainees were seized April 12 through […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    USS Gary (FFG 51), her embarked Helicopter Squadron (HSL 49 Det. 4) and embarked U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment intercepted over 143 kilograms of cocaine Feb. 10 after intercepting a suspected narcotic-trafficking vessel in international waters off the coast of Central America. The ship was on routine patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean while […]

  • 7 February 2014

     HMAS Melbourne has intercepted a shipment of 353 kilograms of what is believed to be heroin during a boarding operation on a suspected drug smuggling dhow off the coast of Tanzania on Wednesday, 5 February 2014.   The drugs are said to be worth $706 million Australian dollars, circa USD 626 million. The ship received […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Coast Guard Cutter Legare offloaded approximately 2,800 kilograms of cocaine worth an estimated wholesale value of more than $93 million Thursday morning at Base Miami Beach, Florida.   The offload is a result of two successful drug interdictions in the Caribbean since Aug. 23. While on routine patrol, the crew of a U.S. […]

  • 23 May 2014

    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, […]

  • 29 April 2014

    On the eve of Anzac Day commemorations, Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Darwin seized and destroyed more than one tonne of heroin.   The record 1032 kilograms of heroin was discovered on board a dhow in the Indian Ocean, approximately 27 nautical miles east of Mombasa, Kenya. Late on the 23rd April, HMAS Darwin located […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The crew of the UK Navy’s HMS Argyll offloaded 840 kilograms of cocaine worth an estimated wholesale value of $27.9 million at Coast Guard Sector Key West, Fla, Nov. 29, and an additional 216 kilograms of cocaine worth an estimated wholesale value of $7.1 million in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, Nov. 25. While on a routine patrol, a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 January 2016
    Authorities

    With information provided by the National Police, Colombian National Army units managed to seize 548 kilograms of cocaine in the area of ​​Puerto Granados, in the town of Bahia Solano – Choco. The Colombian Navy said the seized shipment was intended to be exported from the country by sea. Had the contraband reached the streets, it would […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Sri Lanka Naval craft attached to the Northern Naval Command on routine patrol arrested three persons with 72 kilograms of cannabis (Kerala Ganja) in the seas west of Delft on 14th July 2014.   The arrested persons along with the cannabis were handed over to KKS police for further investigations. [mappress] Press Release, July 15, […]