U.S. Customs Service To Auction Drug Bust Ships

Friday, January 26, 2001
The U.S. Customs Service is preparing to auction M/V Suerte I, which was one of five large vessels seized in September 2000. The seizure occurred as part of Operation Journey, a two-year multi-national initiative against Colombian drug traffickers who used commercial vessels to smuggle cocaine throughout Europe and the U.S. The public auction will take place on Thursday, Februay 8, 2001, at noon at Houston ship Repair. "The Suerte has some nice machinery, navigational and safety equipment," said Britney Bartlett, with auction organizers EG&G Technical Services. "However, some of the statutory certificates will need to be updated. Vessel inspection is by appointment only from January 29 through February 2 at Houston Ship Repair. For inspection appointments, call Mike Lewis at (281) 578-1595 For more information on this and other Treasury Dept. public auctions, call (703) 273-3441, ext. 234, or visit: www.treas.gov/auctions/customs
Maritime Reporter September 2013 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Contracts

New Superyacht ROCKIT.IT Launched by Feadship

Feadship says it has launched the outstanding 60.35-metre motoryacht ROCK.IT. Created for an experienced owner who has chartered Feadships and appreciated the essence of the brand,

FTA Approves WSF Ferry Terminal Plans

In the latest Washington State Ferries Weekly Update, Capt. George A. Capacci, Interim Assistant Secretary WSDOT/Ferries Division briefs as follows: "FTA approves

NZ Interislander Ferry to Dry-dock in Devonport

NewZealand's KiwiRail says that the Interislander ferry Arahura has left Wellington for her scheduled bi-annual dry-docking in Devonport, having last visited Auckland in July 2012.

Ship Sales

KKR, Borealis Maritime JV acquires 9 container ships

KKR and Borealis Maritime today announced the acquisition of a portfolio of nine feeder container vessels in a sale process coordinated by Commerzbank. The vessels

KKR & Borealis Maritime Acquire 9 Containerships

KKR and Borealis Maritime say they have acquired a portfolio of nine feeder container vessels in a sale process coordinated by Commerzbank. The vessels were previously

G E Shipping Sells General Purpose Product Tanker

The Great Eastern Shipping Company Ltd. (G E Shipping) has signed a contract to sell the 1991-built General Purpose Product Tanker Jag Prachi (28,610 dwt). The

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Maritime Standards Navigation Pipelines Port Authority Ship Electronics Ship Repair Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0912 sec (11 req/sec)