Three men have been charged over 100kg of meth smuggled from Hong Kong to Australia.
Peter Siaoloa, 47, Warren Shea, 48, and Joshua Seal, 41, appeared in Melbourne Magistrates Court on Friday each charged with attempting to possess a commercial quantity of TFA-methamphetamine found in four 25kg steel drums.
Siaoloa and Seal were withdrawing from drugs, their lawyer Caroline Salter said, while Shea had severe sleep apnoea and needed steroid drops.
The meth was imported to Australia from Hong Kong in August and worth more than $52 million, police said.
None of the men arrested in Melbourne on Thursday night applied for bail.
They were remanded to return to court for a committal mention on January 8.