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Drugs smuggling on board vessels - Forensics Case Example

Packages of cocaine were discovered on board a vessel during cargo discharge at port A, Mexico. It is alleged that the drugs were loaded on board the vessel at a port in Colombia, at which point the vessel was scheduled to call at port B, Mexico, before being diverted to Port A due to congestion.

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  • News 14 Dec, 2021
    Drugs smuggling on board vessels - Forensics Case Example

    Packages of cocaine were discovered on board a vessel during cargo discharge at port A, Mexico. It is alleged that the drugs were loaded on board the vessel at a port in Colombia, at which point the vessel was scheduled to call at port B, Mexico, before being diverted to Port A due to congestion.

    Phil Butler
    Phil Butler
  • News 06 May, 2021
    How can ships avoid detention for drug smuggling?

    Many ship operators will be aware of the current detention by the Hellenic Coast Guard of the bulk carrier Skyros following arrival from Brazil with a cargo of soyabeans. The ship and all 23 crew members remain detained...

    Phil Butler
    Phil Butler

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