Six Packages of Cocaine Found Aboard MSC Divina

By ,   January 31, 2019 ,   Accidents

A review of an MSC Cruises ship heading for Miami, Florida led to the discovery of 6 packages of cocaine hidden in the vessel's storage compartment.

The packages of drugs, that was reported to be cocaine, were found in a storage area of the bathroom of MSC Divina that was docked in Cozumel Tuesday morning, January 29. The cruise ship was sailing from the Cayman Islands.

Prior to her arrival, information about a possible suspicious package had been sent to the Office of the Attorney General of the Republic, which led to the inspection. The alert was provided by personnel of Customs and Migration Department at 10:55 a.m.

MSC Divina cruise ship

The search operation involved the Navy Secretariat, Federal Police, Federal Ministerial Police, and personnel of the Sistema de Administración Tributaria - Tax Administration System.

At the time of the discovery, there were no reported arrests.

For other MSC Divina accidents and incidents see at the ship's CruiseMinus page.