Drug traffickers risk lives and freedom in pivot to sea

By William Ton
Updated December 10 2023 - 1:10pm, first published 1:08pm
Hiding illicit drugs on the hull of a cargo ship or inside its sea chest cavity has become common. (HANDOUT/)
Hiding illicit drugs on the hull of a cargo ship or inside its sea chest cavity has become common. (HANDOUT/)

Traffickers smuggling illicit drugs into Australia by ship have been put on notice by senior federal police following a spate of major busts, rescue calls and a death.

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