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Cocaine found on mega boxship CAP SAN ARTEMISSIO, vessel detained

Nov. 28, 2016 at 04:06 by Mikhail Voytenko in Maritime Security

233 kilos of cocaine were found in container loaded with charcoal in bags, on board of container ship CAP SAN ARTEMISSIO, docked at Santos, Brazil, at night Nov 26. Traffickers approached berthed vessel from seaside on a boat, bags with drugs were hoisted aboard by people aboard, and hided in container. No arrests were made, some dockers and stevedores were interrogated, no mentioning of possible crew involvement. As of 0400 UTC Nov 28, vessel was still docked at Santos, understood detained until completing preliminary investigation. Container was bound for Antwerp.

Cocaine found on mega boxship CAP SAN ARTEMISSIO, vessel detained

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