Around 36,000lbs of cocaine has been offloaded from the Coast Guard cutter Bertholf following counter-drug patrols in February and March
Hellenic Coast Guard link arrested drug smugglers to former Albanian government minister
Hellenic authorities now believe the drug smugglers arrested in the Aegean sea last week after a speedboat chase have links to a former minister of the Albanian government
US Coast Guard seize 30 bales of cocaine worth US$23M in ‘Operation Caribbe’
A ton of cocaine, worth an estimated US$23 million, has been seized in the Caribbean Sea by the crew of the Cutter Pelican working as part of 'Operation Caribbe'
Video: Arrests after 3.7 tonne cocaine bust in the Atlantic
Watch as officers search for the drugs on board the ocean going tugboat Thoran, which was intercepted in the Atlantic Ocean, around 400 miles from the Spanish coast
Rescue operation in Aegean Sea turns into drug bust and arrests
The Hellenic Coast Guard has announced the arrests of three Turkish sailors after cannabis was found on board their wooden yacht following a rescue operation in the Aegean Sea
Two tonnes of marijuana seized from Italian motor yacht in Greece
Around two tonnes of marijuana and weapons have been confiscated by the Greek authorities from the motor yacht. It is believed to be one of the biggest drug busts in Greece in recent years
10 tonnes of cocaine and heroin seized from boats in the Mediterranean and Atlantic
The National Crime Agency has announced that just over 10 tonnes of heroin and cocaine have been found on boats in the Mediterranean and Atlantic in the last 10 months
Video: 18 tonnes of cocaine seized in the Eastern Pacific
US Coast Guard officials have offloaded approximately 18 tonnes of cocaine in San Diego, following 18 seizures in the Eastern Pacific Ocean
Italian police seize 1,413kg of marijuana in high speed boat chase
Italy's Guardia Civil dispatched three boats to chase down the drug smugglers, who were found with 77 packages of marijuana on board their boat in the Adriatic Sea
Royal Navy seizes £65M of heroin and cannabis in Indian Ocean
The packets of heroin and cannabis, with an estimated street value of £65 million, were found hidden in the freezer of a dhow in the Indian Ocean by the crew of the Royal Navy frigate, HMS Monmouth
2.4 tonnes of cocaine intercepted in the Atlantic Ocean
The drugs, worth around £100 million wholesale, were found on a South American fishing vessel around 1,200 nautical miles south west of the Canary Islands
Dutch Navy seizes 700kg of cocaine in two busts in the Caribbean
Nearly 700kg of cocaine has been seized by the Royal Netherlands Navy in 48 hours in two separate drug busts off the coast of Curaçao
4.2 tonnes of cocaine seized off South America
The drugs, worth more than £150 million, were on a 70-foot flagged fishing vessel, Lady Michelle, in what is the biggest cocaine bust in the Atlantic since 1999
Australia’s biggest cocaine bust: 1.4 tonnes of the drug seized from yacht
Six men have been charged after more than 1.4 tonnes of cocaine was found on the yacht, Elakha, after it was intercepted east of Sydney, Australia
10 charged after $60m of cocaine is found on ship escorted into Hobart
The Chinese crew of a commercial ship, which was escorted into Hobart, have been charged with drug smuggling. Nearly 200 bricks of cocaine were found on board
Canadian woman committed to stand trial for allegedly smuggling cocaine
Melina Roberce, 22, was arrested in August along with her friend Isabelle Lagacé, 28. The pair were caught trying to smuggle cocaine into Australia on a cruise ship
$1.2m of marijuana found on abandoned boat in California
U.S. Border Patrol agents seized more than a tonne of marijuana after it was found on board an abandoned motor boat at Calafia State Park in California.
Spanish police seize 13 high speed RIBS used for drug smuggling
13 RIBS used for drug trafficking between Morocco and Spain have been seized by the National Police. Each are valued at €200,000.
Royal Marine sniper brings six-hour drugs chase to an end
See the dramatic photos as a Royal Marine sniper takes out the engine of a speedboat during a six-hour chase in waters between Venezuela and Puerto Rico.
Inquest jury finds that suspected drug smuggling sailor killed himself
Dutch skipper, Christiaan Woestenburg "jumped intentionally" from the mast of his yacht to his death, an inquest jury has found. Cocaine, worth millions, was later found onboard.