Colombian Navy Seizes 1.3 Tons of Cocaine in Two Ops

A total of 1.3 tons of cocaine was seized in just two operation in the waters off Colombia in less than a week.

In the most recent operation, the Colombian Navy seized one ton of cocaine being smuggled to Central America. Officials spotted two speedboats carrying suspicious cargo and immediately launched their pursuit. Two people were arrested and, together with the cargo, brought to the authorities. The total worth of this shipment was estimated at 25 million dollars.

In a previous interdiction, the Navy seized an amount of over 360 kg of cocaine.

Together with the Coast Guard units, the Colombian Navy intercepted a total of 18.5 tons of cocaine so far this year.

Naval Today Staff, Image: Colombian Navy

Share this article

Follow Naval Today


<< Apr 2019 >>
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 1 2 3 4 5


Hosted by the Ministry of National Defense and under the management and responsibility of the Turkish Armed Forces Foundation, IDEF 2019

read more >


Unmanned Maritime Systems Technology 2019 is a crucial forum for the discussion of current and future projects and programmes…

read more >

Anti-Submarine Warfare

The conference will, in the presence of industry, provide a unique opportunity to understand what next generation platforms…

read more >