Costa Rican authorities seized 406 kilos of cocaine that were hidden in a container in a vessel that originated in the Colombian port of Turbo, authorities reported Sunday.
The shipment was found in during an inspection by anti-narcotics agents. The vessel arrived on Friday bearing a “Nederland Reefer” Bahamas flag, according to a news released from the Public Security Ministry.
The shop had docked in the Costa Rican port of Moín, on the Caribbean coast, according to the Ministry; it was bound for Puerto Barrios, Guatemala.
Costa Rica has seized 7.2 tons of cocaine so far this year, the Ministry reports.