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Germany’s largest-ever cocaine shipment seized by customs in Hamburg

Photo of cocaine seized at the Port of Hamburg, Germany

PortandTerminal.com, August 2, 2019 In yet another record-setting drug bust in a world seemingly awash with cocaine, officials at the Port of Hamburg announced their largest-ever seizure of the drug. HAMBURG, GERMANY – Nearly $1.1 billion worth of cocaine has been seized in the German port city of Hamburg. More than 4,200 packages in 211 sports bags were discovered in a …

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Germany Rules Out Joining U.S.-Led Hormuz Mission

July 31, 2019 by Reuters By Joanna Plucinska and Paul Carrel WARSAW/BERLIN, July 31 (Reuters) – Germany will not participate in a U.S.-led naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz as it wants to ease tensions with Iran, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Wednesday. The United States had asked Germany to join France and Britain in a mission to secure shipping …

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Germany opens its first electric highway for trucks on the Autobahn

PortandTerminal.com, May 24, 2019 Trucks make up only about 5 percent of all vehicles on the road, but they produce more than 25 percent of global warming emissions that come from the transportation sector. Germany is experimenting to fix that problem. Frankfurt, Germany – Germany believes that it may have found the solution to the diesel truck pollution problem. The …

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