Tag: Papua New Guinea

  • Torres Strait Seen as Easier Location to Traffic Narcotics By Attempted Cocaine Traffickers

    December 12: International drug traffickers see the Torres Strait between Australia and Papua New Guinea as a “softer target” for smuggling drugs into the country, a court has been told. […]

  • New patrol boat for PNG

    Papua New Guinea receives first Guardian-class patrol boat Gabriel Dominguez The government of Papua New Guinea has received the first of four Guardian-class patrol boats in a ceremony held on […]

  • PNG boat boost

    New arrivals are timely, following recent incidents at sea. Australia Donates Port Boats to PNG Customs Service The Australian Border Force (ABF) and Department of Home Affairs has gifted three […]

  • PNG drug boat found

    Villagers on tiny Budibudi ¬≠Island make the find. Mysteries afloat as police intercept booby-trapped cocaine boat By DAVID MURRAY A booby-trapped boat linked to $50 million worth of cocaine that […]

  • Pirate Suspect Arrested

    Papua New Guinea cracks down on pirates. Pirate Suspect Arrested Police have arrested three suspects in the sea piracy killing of a fisherman in Port Moresby last week. The men […]

  • India calls for calm seas

    Maritime security, terrorism and piracy are major concerns. India calls for sea lanes free of ‘tension and rivalry’ PORT MORESBY: Amid concerns over China’s maritime assertiveness, India today called for […]

  • PNG pirates arrested

    Papua New Guinea armed robbers nabbed. Madang Pirate Members Successfully Caught By Police by Rachel Shisei The Madang police have successfully caught two members of the pirate suspects, who are […]