HNLMS Holland makes another drugs haul in the Caribbean. | SMN NEWS

drugbust020772021Royal Netherlands Navy vessel HNLMS Holland has intercepted the transport of a drug for the third time in a short period. The patrol vessel was on patrol in the Caribbean Sea when it stopped a fishing boat with 18 people on board. During the action, a shipment of cocaine was seized.

A maritime patrol aircraft of the Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard had spotted the fishing boat with a fast drugs boat, known as a ‘go-fast, attached to it. HNLMS Holland was notified, which subsequently deployed its two fast interception crafts (FRISCs) with onboard a combined team from the US Coast ...

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