Tag: arms trafficking

  • Tanker Suspected Of Arms Trafficking in Gulf of Aden

    March 17: Djibouti Security Service suspects oil products tanker RED SEA 1 (IMO #9081071) of arms trafficking in the Gulf of Aden, claiming that the ship is tampering with her tracking […]

  • $13m Worth of Weapons Smuggled Through Djibouti Port Seized in Ethiopia; 24 Suspects Arrested

    March 11: Intelligence officials have told state-owned Ethiopian TV that a “container full of illegal firearms” that entered the country through the port of Djibouti has been seized. Officials are […]

  • Italy Arrests Captain of Vehicles Carrier Over Alleged Libya Arms Trafficking

    February 21: Italian authorities have arrested the captain of a Lebanese-flagged vehicles carrier ship which was seized in the port of Genoa on suspicion of trafficking arms to Libya, including […]

  • Four Firearms Seized From Yacht and French National Arrested in Bizerte, Tunisia

    October 29: Customs authorities detained a French national after uncovering four firearms [three pistols and a revolver] and their ammunition, during a routine search of his yacht in waters off […]

  • Yemen: Iranian arms confirmed?

    More evidence of Iranian involvement in Yemen arms smuggling. Arms Seized Off Coast of Yemen Appear to Have Been Made in Iran By C. J. CHIVERS and ERIC SCHMITT Photographs […]

  • Weapons smugglers nabbed

    Second interception in as many days. Arab coalition intercepts boats carrying weapons to Yemen Aden — Arab coalition helicopters and naval units intercepted two boats off the port of Salif, […]

  • Buhari decries piracy, arms smuggling

    Regional maritime crime still a major issue. Buhari decries arms trafficking, piracy in ECOWAS region By: Egena Egena President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, said that the Economic Community of West […]

  • Concern over UK maritime surveillance

    Local MP expresses frustration. Home Office decision to end UK maritime surveillance at Bournemouth Airport is “mad”, says MP Toby Wadey CUTS to the UK’s maritime surveillance capability, which targets […]

  • HMAS Melbourne in drugs bust

    Continued success for Combined Maritime Forces. HMAS Melbourne uncovers illicit drugs and weapons during raid Ian McPhedran THE navy warship HMAS Melbourne picked up where HMAS Newcastle left off in […]

  • Deadly arms found on ship

    Raid on ship at port produces significant finds. Deadly arms found on ship seized in Mombasa An AK-47 rifle and a machine gun are among the more than 30 firearms […]