Tag: smugglers

  • EU aids Libya CG

    EU repairs 2 Libyan vessels for reinforcing maritime border security The delegation of the European Union (EU) to Libya on Thursday said that the EU has repaired two Libyan vessels […]

  • Ukraine fires on smugglers

    Ukraine has taken new measures to increase its maritime security capabilities. Ukrainian Gunboat Fires Shots to Halt Suspected Smugglers On New Year’s Eve, the Ukrainian gunboat Pryluky intercepted a suspected smuggling vessel […]

  • US Coast Guard detains smugglers

    The Coast Guard captured more than 700 suspects and chained them aboard American ships in the 12 months leading up to September 2017. How US Coast Guard targets smugglers and […]

  • Migrants face new threat

    Smuggling gangs in Sabratha face new threat. Exclusive: Armed group stopping migrant boats leaving Libya Aidan Lewis and Steve Scherer TUNIS/ROME (Reuters) – An armed group is stopping migrant boats from setting […]

  • On the trail of the ghost ships

    On the trail of the ghost ships Timothy Compston discovers that more and more ships are turning off their AIS (Automatic Identification System) or even switching their identities completely to […]

  • 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 […]

  • CMF nabs another heroin haul

    65kg of heroin seized from dhow. CTF150 – HMAS Melbourne makes fifth drug seizure The Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) made another seizure of heroin as part of their latest string of […]

  • EU to begin seizing smugglers’ boats

    EUNAVFOR Med gets underway. Migrant crisis: EU to begin seizing smugglers’ boats The EU is beginning a new operation in the southern Mediterranean to intercept boats smuggling migrants. Under Operation […]

  • Customs and marine join efforts

    New agreement will improve maritime security. Customs and marine join efforts Cameroon’s navy will henceforth protect and transport custom officers during their operations at sea. The terms of the joint […]

  • US CG in $3.2 million drug bust

    Multi agency effort pays off. Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless apprehends five smugglers, seizes $3.2 million cocaine shipment SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter William Trump transferred custody […]