Belgian police has seized 37 kilos of cocaine on board ship Ultra Daniela, which is on time charter with Ultrabulk but is operated by Orion Bulkers. The ship arrived from Columbia. Four men have been arrested.
A crew member has been charged in the US in connection with the discovery of 20 tons of cocaine aboard container ship MSC Gayane in June. A total of six people have been arrested in connection with the case, one of the largest cocaine busts in US history.
German customs agents have made a large cocaine discovery on board a container vessel in the Port of Hamburg. The vessel arrived from Uruguay and was headed for Antwerp, the illegal cargo was marked as being soybeans.