Tag: Illegal arms

  • CMF in huge arms bust

    Weapons en route to Somalia. HMAS Darwin seizes large weapons cache Operating as part of Combined Task Force 150 (CTF150), Australian ship HMAS Darwin has uncovered and seized a large […]

  • Weapons ship seized off Crete

    Vessel owned by Greek firm, media reports. Bolivian flagged vessel seized with large cargo of weapons off Crete Greek Authorities have seized a Bolivian flagged vessel, named “Haddad 1”, and […]

  • Chinese ship carrying arms held

    Huge find by Colombian officials. Colombia detains Cuba-bound Chinese ship carrying arms Colombian officials have detained the captain of a Chinese ship bound for Cuba for illegally carrying explosives and […]

  • UN okays ship inspections off Somalia

    Move could also theoretically impact PMSC floating armouries.  UN authorises ship inspections near Somalia The United Nations Security Council authorised the inspection of boats suspected of carrying illegal shipments of […]

  • Guns for Christmas?

    Nigerians will need to be more security conscious as Christmas draws nearer. Reason: intelligence report indicates increased arms importation. Already, security has been beefed up at the nation’s airports, land […]