Tag: drug trafficking

  • How Covid-19 has escalated the maritime drug trade – and what AI can do about it

    Adele Berti Israeli maritime intelligence and predictive analytics company Windward is using artificial intelligence to identify and pinpoint Europe-bound vessels that might be illicitly carrying drugs for distribution in the […]

  • Turkey seizes 220 kilograms of cocaine from Brazilian ship

    Turkish authorities have seized 220 kilograms (485 pounds) of cocaine from a ship that arrived in the southeastern port of Mersin, Anadolu Agency (AA) said in a report late Tuesday. […]

  • Drugs seized at Ambarli

    Turkish police seized 228 kilograms cocaine at a port in Turkey’s most populated city Istanbul and detained nine suspects, the Istanbul Governorship Provincial Police Department announced on Tuesday. The department […]

  • Nigerian Navy Seizes Wooden Boat Laden With 144 Drums Of Petroleum Product; 4 Suspects Arrested

    January 03: The Nigerian Navy Ship Victory has intercepted a wooden boat laden with 144 drums of petroleum product suspected to be illegally refined automated gasoline oil. In addition, the […]

  • EU Drugs Agency Highlights Concern Over Narcotics Trafficking Using Containers

    June 11: The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) has published its European Drug Report 2019: Trends and Developments, available for download here. Of particular note for […]

  • 185 kg of Cocaine Seized in Istanbul Amid Banana Shipment From Ecuador

    Turkish narcotics police seized 185 kilograms (408 pounds) of cocaine Monday in an anti-narcotics operation in Istanbul, an official said. Acting on a tipoff, Istanbul Security Directorate’s narcotics units seized […]

  • Catching the smugglers

    “We have many common maritime challenges.” CNO Pledges to Build Partnerships in the Americas Amid Drug Battle By Gina Harkins The Navy‘s top officer met with maritime leaders from across the […]

  • East Africa talks marsec

    IOC meets to discuss maritime security. East Africa: Plan to Tackle Indian Ocean Insecurity in the Pipeline Arusha — An action plan to tame insecurity on the Indian Ocean is […]

  • New JMIO for Pakistan

    Push for information sharing. Pakistan to establish body for maritime security By Riazul Haq ISLAMABAD: The government on Wednesday decided to establish a joint maritime information organisation (JMIO) for the detection […]

  • Drug gang face justice

    Vessel was in US waters at the time of arrest. Accused drug pirates in $25M seizure near Galapagos Islands to be prosecuted in Columbus By Beth Burger Three Ecuadorian and one […]