107 kilos of cocaine found in a false ceiling in a container at the port of Rotterdam, 28 Jun 2017
Jun 30 '17 16:15

Authorities inspecting an empty shipping container found a large amount of cocaine concealed in a false ceiling. The hiding place was built into a into a container that was used to transport bananas to the Rotterdam port, the public prosecutor’s office revealed on Friday.

Investigators found 107 kilograms of the powder packed in shrink-wrapped bundles. They made the discovery on Wednesday at a container company in Waalhaven, Rotterdam. It was not revealed if any arrests were made in connection with the find.

The drugs were later destroyed.

Mar 31 '16 07:22

The Rotterdam broadcasting tower that caught fire on Wednesday is back online, a spokesperson for owner Alticom announced shortly after midnight. All radio stations that use the tower and had problems broadcasting, should be back on the air by Thursday morning

Mar 30 '16 14:32

A fire broke out in a broadcast tower on Anthony Fokkerweg on the Waalhaven in Rotterdam. One worker is trapped in the tower. Several radio stations are having problems broadcasting due to the fire.

Feb 15 '16 11:04

Rotterdam plans to build two new bridges over the Maas river, called the Meuse river in English. The first new bridge will connect Rotterdam West and Waalhaven, the second will be in the east of the city between Kralingen and the area where the new Kuip is planned

Dec 18 '15 13:25

The police fished a wet suit wearing Rotterdam man out of the waters in the Waalhaven around 3:00 a.m. on Friday morning.

Sep 2 '14 08:13

Customs officers found 175 kilograms of cocaine last week, hidden among a banana shipment that had arrived in Rotterdam.

Subscribe to