MSC Master in Hot Water Over Alleged Drug Trafficking - gCaptain
MSC Poh Lin
The Master of an MSC containership is being accused of international drug trafficking after authorities in Italy unveiled a complex scheme to offload drugs at sea so they can be smuggled into Europe.
So far 12 people have been arrested in connection to the case.
The ship, MSC Poh Lin, is currently under arrest at the port of Gioia Tauro, where authorities have seized some 1,500 containers in connection to the investigation. One container in particular had three bags containing the drugs.