Cruise news (crimes-tagged)
877 pounds of cocaine worth $9.1M seized from ferry in San Juan (Puerto Rico)
U.S. customs officers seized a total of 877 pounds of cocaine concealed onboard a Caribbean ferry boat in a single bust over the holidays, Customs...January 5, 2023
8 American cruise ship passengers arrested in Ocho Rios (Jamaica) for trafficking $130M-worth...
Police on Wednesday, November 9, arrested 8 American cruise passengers who tried to leave Jamaica with cocaine (total weight 912 pounds/~414 kg...November 11, 2022
Cruise ships return to Port Ensenada (Baja California Mexico) after drug cartel violence
The mayor of Ensenada (Baja California Mexico), a port city ~70 miles south of the border, announced that liners were coming back after pulling out...August 18, 2022
Carnival Radiance cruise ship cancels call port Ensenada (Baja California Mexico) due to drug...
Passengers aboard CCL-Carnival Cruise Line's ship Carnival Radiance departed Los Angeles (Long Beach, California USA) last week for a roundtrip to...August 17, 2022
VIDEO: Massive razor blade brawl aboard Block Island Ferry
Reportedly, at least 4 people were injured from razor lacerations following a gunfight that broke out on the Block Island ferryboat between riders...August 11, 2022
Massive brawl on Carnival Magic cruise ship
The US Coast Guard (USCG) was called in after a bar fight on a CCL-Carnival Cruise Line ship. That rare call came in on Tuesday, June 28, from the...June 30, 2022
6 drug traffickers attempting to board Costa Diadema with 30 kilos of cocaine arrested at the port...
Brazil's Federal Police arrested 6 people who would embark on a Costa cruise at the Port of Santos, on the coast of Sao Paulo, with ~30 kg of drugs...April 20, 2022
Another drug bust on MSC Seaside: 2 passengers arrested for smuggling 12 kilos of cocaine
Police at the port of Marseille (France) have arrested 2 passengers on the MSC Cruises' ship MSC Seaside who were reportedly carrying a total of 12...April 14, 2022
10 passengers on MSC Seaside arrested for attempting to smuggle 54 kilos of cocaine
The Spanish authorities arrested 10 passengers sailing on MSC Cruises' ship MSC Seaside for attempting to smuggle a total of 54 kilos of cocaine...April 14, 2022
Miami judge: 4 major cruise lines engaged in “prohibited tourism” and “trafficking activities” by...
In a consequential ruling on Monday, March 21, a Miami federal judge said 4 major cruise lines with South Florida ties - CCL-Carnival Cruise Line...March 25, 2022
Tahitian cruise ship passenger arrested in Raiatea (French Polynesia) with 21+ kg of drugs worth US...
The French Polynesian border police seized ~US$50 million worth of methamphetamine drugs onboard a HAL-Holland America cruise ship arriving from the...March 24, 2022
445 kg of cocaine seized, slaughtered sailor found on containership MSC Adelaide
400+ kilograms of cocaine were seized in Port Genova (Italy), hidden in a TEU-container loaded with coffee from Brazil. In addition to drugs, a 50...February 8, 2022
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Illegal drugs seized on Cordelia Cruises' ship Empress at Port Mumbai India
India's NCB-Narcotics Control Bureau raided Cordelia Cruises' Empress ship (fka Empress of the Seas) at Port Mumbai India and reportedly...October 4, 2021
31+ kg/69+ pounds of cocaine discovered on a Royal Caribbean/Celebrity cruise ship
Royal Caribbean cruise ship's security services have discovered 69.5 pounds of cocaine onboard the vessel last week. They've turned over the haul to...June 14, 2021
Female Passenger Brutally Beaten on NCL Breakaway Ship
On November 4, 2019, while the NCL Breakaway ship was at sea (en-route from Florida to Puerto Rico), a male passenger brutally assaulted a female...November 15, 2019