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U.S. arrests four more people in MSC ship Gayane cocaine bust

U.S. releases MSC Gayane on $50m bond after seizing 20 tons of cocaine

U.S. authorities have released MSC Gayane, the ship caught with one billion dollars worth of cocaine in Philadelphia, after a USD50 million bond was posted. USD10...

U.S. impounds MSC ship after record drug bust

U.S. impounds MSC ship after record drug bust

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has seized the MSC Gayane following last month’s record seizure of 20 tons of cocaine hidden in containers on board the vessel at...

Four docked for stealing items worth N.7m at Apapa port

Two freight forwarders jailed for price fixing in U.S.

Two executives of a freight forwarding company have been sentenced to prison for fixing the prices of freight forwarding services, the Justice Department said on...

U.S. arrests four more people in MSC ship Gayane cocaine bust

U.S. arrests four more people in MSC ship Gayane cocaine bust

U.S. authorities have made four more arrests related to the record cocaine bust on an MSC containership at the Port of Philadelphia last week. The investigation into the...

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U.S. seeks allies’ support to protect Persian Gulf shipping lanes

The United States is seeking support from allies for a program to monitor commercial shipping in the Persian Gulf after attacks on tankers that the Trump administration...

Oil rises towards $65 on fears of U.S. attack on Iran

Oil rises towards $65 on fears of U.S. attack on Iran

Oil prices rallied towards 65 dollars per barrel on fears of a U.S. military attack on Iran that would disrupt flows from the Middle East, which provides more than 20...

U.S. fingers Iran for attacks on fuel tankers in Gulf of Oman

Iran responsible for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman — U.S.

Following the latest attack on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman, the U.S. expressed its beliefs that Iran is behind the incidents. In his remarks, the U.S. Secretary of...

Four Nigerians face trial for £10m ‘fraud’ in UK

Greek ship operator, engineers charged for environmental crime in U.S.

The United States has charged a Greek cargo ship operator and two of its chief engineers with environmental crimes for allegedly failing to record the illegal dumping of...

U.S. fingers Iran for attacks on fuel tankers in Gulf of Oman

U.S. fingers Iran for attacks on fuel tankers in Gulf of Oman 

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has accused Iran of instigating the Thursday attacks on two fuel tankers in the Gulf of Oman. He said the assaults were the latest in...

U.S. slams $20m fine on Princess Cruise Line

U.S. slams $20m fine on Princess Cruise Line

Prince Cruise Lines and its parent company Carnival Corporation have been ordered to pay a $20 million criminal fine after admitting to violating the terms of its...

U.S. blames Iran’s Revolutionary Guards for attacks on ships

U.S. blames Iran’s Revolutionary Guards for attacks on ships 

The United States announced on Friday the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the...

North Korea: Impounded ship is biggest stumbling block in U.S. relations

North Korea: Impounded ship is biggest stumbling block in U.S. relations

The U.S. seizure of a North Korean cargo ship is the biggest stumbling block to improving bilateral relations, a senior North Korean official said on Wednesday, warning...

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