Cocaine and cannabis hidden in engine room of container ship MSC PERLE
Master of container ship MSC PERLE (ex Hanjin Green Earth) reported to management office, that two packages with suspicious substances were found in engine room during cleaning, while en route from Callao Peru to Angamos Chile. Operator alerted Chilean authorities, packages were taken by Chilean officers on ship’s arrival, on Feb 28. There were 9 kilos of cocaine and 6 kilos of cannabis found. MSC PERLE left Angamos on Mar 1, bound for San Antonio Chile. No information on possible crew involvement.
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