Panamanian-flagged Remus off the coast of Palermo, Italy. (Photo): Guardia di Finanza
Italian police bust survey boat Remus in international water. The Remus turned off it AIS system near N. Africa off Morocco raising concerns for Italian police. Morocco is the world’s largest producer of hashish. Italian’s gained permission from Panama to seize and search the ship finding the 20 tons of hashish hidden in a fuel tank. All 11 crew member from Montenegro were arrested and charged with international drugs trafficking.