The navy ship HNLMS Holland has stopped two fast motorboats smuggling cocaine in the Caribbean with targeted shots. According to the Ministry of Defence, a total of 1285 kilos of hard drugs were seized. Both interventions took place last Friday and were announced by...
A specialised Dutch Customs diving team has found 220 kilos of cocaine under a ship coming from Santos, Brazil, in the port of Rotterdam. The narcotics were hidden in four sports bags in the sea locker on the bilge keel of the Orange Sky, a special tanker used to...
Drug criminals are continuously infiltrating the international shipping companies responsible for the transport of containers to the port of Rotterdam. ‘Corruption in the port is no longer limited to customs and is much bigger than people think,’ says...
ECT, the largest container transshipment company in the port of Rotterdam, has to contend with an ‘enormous increase’ of criminals entering the site to remove hidden drugs from containers. This is stated in a newsletter from the management to the staff,...
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