The ship is docked in the afternoon of Sunday, April 9. It left Fort-Dauphin, Madagascar, last Thursday. However, it is only during the weekend that the Mauritian customs were one possible traffic was alerted. It is that this is a dispute between traffickers would be the source of the information.
In the day of Monday, April 8, they have identified no less than 125 containers which may contain illegal substances. Mauritian customs are looking for at least two containers that may contain rosewood bound for Asia via the Mauritius Freeport.
The procedures have been switched so that the containers are passed to the scanner. An exercise that is expected to last, according to a source involved in port operations until midday today.
But for now, the presence of a new shipment of rosewood is not confirmed. If this is our Malagasy source says that pressure was exerted on the customs of the Big Island so that containers "rosewood" Madagascar to be repatriated as soon as possible.
The last entry rosewood dated June 11, 2011. Six containers were seized by the Mauritian customs. This case was the subject of several parliamentary questions which a Private Notice Question (PNQ). The six containers are still in Port-Louis, while the World Bank is conducting a survey on the methodology of traffickers at the request of the Mauritian government.