October 10, 2018 (Google Translation) – Next October 12th at 9 o’clock in the morning our floating ambassador will arrive in Barranquilla and will dock for the first time in its history in the Great Malecon del Río, at the height of the Puerta de Oro Events Center, it will be open to the public during extended hours the attendance to the events will be completely free and guided tours will be offered where the visitors will be able to know the 50 years of history that adorn our Vessel School.
The schedules for the visits will be the following:
Friday 12 / from 10 am to 9 pm
Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 / from 9 am to 9 pm
Monday 15 / from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Likewise, visitors will be able to attend the reception event of the Vessel that will be held at the Great Malecón at 9 am on Friday the 12th, and witness one of the most significant and traditional ceremonies of the National Navy on Monday the 15th, when it departs with destiny to the Pacific Ocean in the first phase of the cruiser of training of cabin boys of the Naval School of NCOs.
In this first phase the future naval NCOs will visit the ports of Balboa in Panama, besides Guayaquil and Manta in Ecuador, they will return to Barranquilla on November 15 and the 18 will sail to the second phase of the cruise that will be destined for the Caribbean Sea and ports in Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, and Puerto Rico, they will finally return to Barranquilla on December 18 and the 2018 training cruise will be terminated after more than 5,000 navigated miles.
The National Navy is pleased to extend a cordial invitation to the Atlantic community to accompany our Marines in this important stage of their naval career, and it is possible to remember that visits on board the ship and attendance at the events will be completely free .