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BREAKING: Yemen’s Houthi rebels seize ship in Red Sea

PortandTerminal.com, November 18, 2019 RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA – Reuters and Al Jazeera are reporting that Yemeni Houthi forces seized a “suspect vessel” in the Red Sea. The Houthis are saying though that it will be released it if it proves to belong to South Korea after legal procedures are completed. Saudi Arabia’s state-run news agency, Saudi Press Agency, quoted coalition …

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Iran seizes another tanker in the Gulf, state media say

PortandTerminal.com, August 4, 2019 Iran has seized another foreign tanker in the Gulf, accusing it of smuggling, Iranian state media say. TEHRAN, IRAN – Iran’s Revolutionary Guards’ Sepah News site has said that it seized a second ship during naval patrols that were aimed at “discovering and confronting organised smuggling”. A Revolutionary Guard Corps commander was quoted as saying its …

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JUSTICE: U.S. Marshals get ready to sell seized North Korean ship

Photo of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un

PortandTerminal.com, July 29, 2019 Cruelty has consequences. Otto Warmbier’s family has filed a claim against the seized North Korean cargo ship America took last April. Now it looks as if they may win. WASHINGTON – The U.S. Marshals Service is beginning the process to sell the Wise Honest, the North Korean bulker it seized in April 2019. Last week, a federal court …

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BREAKING: US Customs seize MSC ship carrying “an outrageous amount of deadly drugs”

PortandTerminal.com, July 9, 2019 “A seizure of a vessel this massive is complicated and unprecedented — but it is appropriate because the circumstances here are also unprecedented. We found nearly 20 tons of cocaine hidden on this ship,”  PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Customs authorities have seized a cargo ship where agents discovered nearly 40,000 pounds, or almost 18,000 kilograms, of cocaine …

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