Tag: Colombia

  • Attempted Boarding In Buenaventura Channel, Colombia

    April 19: A boat with around eight to 10 persons approached a container ship under pilotage in Buenaventura Channel (03:47.6N – 077:14.3W) and attempted to board via the rigged pilot […]

  • Cocaine Bound for Cartagena Seized at Port of Santos, Brazil Amongst Container of Lemons

    March 19: A large quantity of cocaine was allegedly found aboard a vessel at the Brazilian port of Santos. Police claimed the narcotics were found by two sniffer dogs in […]

  • Yachter’s pirate encounter

    Roy Erez, sailing to Jamaica, was forced at gunpoint by crew of local fishing boat to take on unknown passenger; vessel later boarded by soldiers, redirected to Colombia Israeli yachtsman […]

  • 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 […]

  • Dutch Teacher Killed Onboard Sailboat

    Six armed men boarded yacht. Dutch Teacher Killed Onboard Sailboat in Cartagena Cartagena – A DUTCH citizen, Durdana Bruijn, aged 54 (stated as 60 in other reports), was apparently killed […]

  • 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 […]

  • Drug traffickers plead guilty

    Successful prosecution against smugglers.  Colombian Traffickers Plead Guilty to International Maritime Drug Trafficking Conspiracy Three Colombian citizens pleaded guilty today for conspiring to transport more than 1,000 kilograms of cocaine […]

  • Spanish Navy ship in drug haul

    Training ship apparently used for smuggling. Spanish navy ship caught with 127kg of cocaine on board Spanish police have seized 127kg of cocaine found in a storeroom of a navy […]

  • Drugs trafficking in the Caribbean

    An old route regains popularity with drugs gangs Drugs trafficking in the Caribbean ON MAY 9th American customs and border-protection officials launched an aerostat—a fat, tethered balloon—above the coast of […]

  • Colombia: hovercrafts to tackle drugs

    Colombian armed forces are hoping the first deliveries of their new Griffon 2000 hovercrafts will be a “game-changer” Colombia buys hovercrafts to tackle drug trafficking Colombian armed forces are hoping […]