1,5 ton of cocaine found in tanker’s cargo tank

Jan. 4, 2018 at 14:39 by Mikhail Voytenko in Maritime Security

Product tanker KALUBA was intercepted in Caribbean by join efforts of Dominican Republic, US and Netherlands, after several months investigation and shadowing of three main suspects in drug trafficking. Tanker was taken to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. 1570 kilos of pure cocaine were found, 12 crew detained, suspect in accomplishing drug ring. Tanker was en route from Aruba Caribbean to Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. Several main suspects in organizing cocaine traffic have been already put under arrest. Tanker was seized either on New Year Eve or shortly after. Cocaine was hidden in cargo tank. Phot of KALUBA under arrest at Santo Domingo from http://eldia.com.do

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1,5 ton of cocaine found in tanker’s cargo tank

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