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2018 Apprehension & Interdiction Stats

With your support this year, we were able to apprehend and interdict the following between the months of January to July. Thank you for your support and we encourage you to continue to report suspicious maritime activity. Help Guard Our Heritage and call our tip line at 1 (242) 424-9414

530

Migrants Apprehended

52

Poachers Arrested

168

LBS of Dangerous Drugs Interdicted

603

Arms & Ammunition Interdiction

Stories That Affect You

The men and women off the Royal Bahamas Defence Force have been extremely busy protecting the sovereignty of our country. Check out our most recent stories too see how they affect you.

Three Dominican Motherships Captured in Combined Effort
Three Dominican Motherships Captured in Combined Effort
by Wellington Ramsey | October 15, 2018 Wellington Ramsey

The Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) is escorting three “motherships” with 124 fishermen from the Dominican Republic to the capital […]

MINISTER DAMES, MINISTER OF NATIONAL SECURITY, ATTENDS THE XIII CONFERENCE OF DEFENSE MINISTERS OF THE AMERICAS CANCUN, MEXICO, 7th – 10th OCTOBER, 2018
MINISTER DAMES, MINISTER OF NATIONAL SECURITY, ATTENDS THE XIII CONFERENCE OF DEFENSE MINISTERS OF THE AMERICAS CANCUN, MEXICO, 7th – 10th OCTOBER, 2018
by Wellington Ramsey | October 12, 2018 Wellington Ramsey

(Story by: Bahamas Information Services) Minister Marvin Dames, Minister of National Security, attended the XIII (13th) Conference of Defense Ministers […]

HMBS BAHAMAS Makes Port of Call in Funchal Madeira, Portugal
HMBS BAHAMAS Makes Port of Call in Funchal Madeira, Portugal
by Wellington Ramsey | October 11, 2018 Wellington Ramsey

Her Majesty’s Bahamian Ship (HMBS) BAHAMAS made a brief port of call on Wednesday October 10 in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal […]