Tag Archives: pacific ocean


US Coast Guard seizes 17,000 pounds drug-filled ‘narco-sub’ in ...

07 July, 2019 2:56 pm 2:56 pm

WASHINGTON (Web Desk) – The semi-submersible tore through deep Pacific waters filled with thousands of pounds of cocaine, tracked by a Coast Guard surveillance aircraft. Infamously elusive boats dubbed narco-submarines — cartel-funded ships built in the jungle to haul massive amounts of drugs — have bedeviled Coast Guardsmen tasked with stemming the flow of contraband … Read More

British Golden Globe yachtswoman rescued by cargo ship

12 December, 2018 9:54 am 9:54 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British solo round-the-world yachtswoman Susie Goodall was rescued by a cargo ship after her boat capsized and lost its mast during a violent storm in the southern Pacific Ocean. The 29-year-old, the youngest entrant in the Golden Globe race, had waited two days for the Hong Kong-registered Tian Fu to arrive after … Read More

Tropical Storms Willa, Vicente take aim at Mexican Pacific coast

10 October, 2018 8:41 am 8:41 am

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Tropical Storm Willa gained strength in the Pacific Ocean off Mexico and is forecast to become a hurricane by Sunday, the US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. The storm was about 280 miles (451 km) southwest of the major port of Manzanillo, and had maximum sustained winds of 60 mph (97 … Read More