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Vessels laden with smuggled rice, firearms seized off Sulu

Michael Mackey

Vietnamese vessel MV An Bien 89-ALCI and three Filipino boats loaded with 3,275 tonnes of smuggled rice and high-powered firearms were seized off Sulu on 23 February, Philippines military officials have confirmed. 70 more words

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Hijacked tanker finally located

ReCAAP reports that the hijacked tanker, MT Rehobot, also named locally as the MT Berkat Rehobot, has finally been located. 176 more words

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Suspicious stowaways, possibly connected to ISIS - Italy

Signum Services have recently dealt with a case of suspicious stowaways found on board a RoRo ship sailing from Italy to Turkey. 211 more words

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Smuggler sentenced as more migrants leave Libya

Stephen Spark

The Assize Court in Agrigento, Italy, has sentenced Somali national Mouhamud Elmi Muhidin to 30 years in prison for his part in the brutal Mediterranean migrant smuggling trade. 86 more words

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