RCMP, Canadian Border Services and the U.S. Coast Guard have finished searching a general cargo ship that arrived at Nanaimo’s port.
There had been a heavy police presence in the area since the ships arrival.
Sargeant Mike Fox says the Happy Dover came into Nanaimo Wednesday evening and police had recieved some intelligence that prompted a search of the vessel…..
The Happy Dover is registered in the Netherlands and its last stop was in Mexico before it came into Nanaimo.
Fox says members of the Pacific Shiprider Program will randomly check vessels that may have contraband on board…..
Fox says there was nothing found on the vessel and it has been cleared to continue on its journey.