Another cargo of cannabis goes up in smoke

LUNA S 340

September 12, 2013—Just one day after Italian authorities finished putting out a fire aboard a ship carrying a cargo of cannabis, the French Navy found itself responding to a similar incident. Based on information from the French customs, the maritime prefecture of the Mediterranean had received authorization to intercept, board and divert the LUNA-S, a 1975-built, 1,530 dwt general cargo ship strongly suspected of drug trafficking.

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