cruise ships

Twelve arrested for smuggling cocaine on cruise ship

UK police has arrested a total of twelve people in Madeira on 24 March, as part of an investigation into drug smuggling on a cruise ship. The twelve individuals were detained after the cruise ship MSC Opera arrived into Funchal from the Caribbean.

14 passengers arrested on drug charges prior to departure on rave cruise

The previous weekend up to a dozen of passengers that were to board at an Electronic Dance Music (EDM) cruise were arrested in Port Canaveral for the possession of illicit drugs. The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol and Port Canaveral conducted inspections prior to boarding, using drug-sniffing dogs, luggage searches and other methods to detect illicit substances, resulting in multiple arrests.

Philippines thwarts human smuggling on cruise ship in Bataan

The Philippine Coast Guard and the National Bureau of Investigation rescued 139 persons from a joint anti-human-smuggling operation, after arresting the 5,746 GT cruise ship ‘M/V Forever Lucky’ bound for Micronesia, with 41 crew onboard, in the early hours of July 3rd.

Cruise ships sail in pirate waters

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