Danish police busted a large-scale drug contraband operation and traffickers ring, including the crew of reefer Duncan Island. Police were alerted about coming drug shipment for quite some time, it was in fact, an international operation.
In this operation 310 kilos of cocaine were seized. The ship was brought to Kalundborg, berthed, and 27 persons are understood to be under investigation
The reefer sailed from Ecuador on Jan 27, on Feb 14 she called Helsingborg Sweden on Feb 14, left Swedish port early Feb 15, bound for S-Petersburg Russia, and was intercepted off Langeland, Denmark, at the time of transferring drugs to a small boat.
Three persons who were to pick up shipment from the ship were arrested, the ship was ordered to sail to unnamed port, where all the crew are to be arrested and interrogated. Some details aren’t revealed, including drug type and quantity, it was only said, that “this is really very big bust”.
Via Maritime Bulletin