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$2.4m in cocaine found at Pt Lisas port

Police are searching for an Arima businessman whose name and address appeared on documents relating to a container where over two million worth of cocaine was found at Plipdeco. According to police reports, officers of the Organised Crime and Intelligence Unit (OCIU) along with officers of Custom and Excise Division …

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Malcolm McLean, the “father” of containers

You must have seen trucks on the roads, carrying long, corrugated metal boxes called “containers”. In fact, we routinely refer to these as “container trucks”. All these similar looking boxes are the same size and have some numbering on them — like some sort of a barcode. Their simple design, …

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Ecuador: 589 kilos of cocaine in bananas container

Ecuador’s antinarcotic police seized 589 kilos of cocaine hidden in a container filled with bananas in the western port city of Guayaquil, the Ministry of the Interior said Tuesday (Nov. 6). The drug worth 36 million U.S. dollars was hidden in 20 suitcases and was headed to Belgium, the ministry …

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Half a ton of MDMA found in a container

Almost half a ton of MDMA has been seized in Sydney, Australian Federal Police (AFP) revealed on Monday, following a joint operation with Australian Border Force (ABF). Three men, all in their 20s, have been charged in relation to the seizure, which has an estimated street value of around 40 …

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Toppling container kills man (The Hindu)

A senior citizen was crushed to death on Tuesday at the Ambattur rail yard after a goods train toppled a container on him. The victim has been identified as Mani, a resident of Indira Gandhi Nagar. A senior official of the Government Railway Police (GRP) said the railway workers were …

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Ordered paper, found sand in container

Customs officials in Chittagong on Saturday, September 1st, found 410 sacks of sand inside a container although it was brought in by a local firm under a declaration of importing A4 size papers worth $15,000 or Tk 12.81 lakh. The importer, Progress Impex Ltd, said that it had been cheated …

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