Metal Shark Expands Into Peru with Multi-Vessel Patrol Boat Order and Co-Production Agreement

September 6, 2019 – USA-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has announced its expansion into the country of Peru, with a new patrol boat order now in production, and a multiyear co-production agreement recently established with the state-operated Peruvian shipyard Servicios Industriales de la Marina (SIMA-PERU SA). The first round of Peruvian Navy maritime interdiction vessels are now being built by Metal Shark in the United States. Under a co-production agreement with SIMA, Metal Shark plans to deliver multiple similar vessels to Peruvian interests through training and the transfer of designs, technological…

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Italian Navy Hydrographic Institute in Antarctic Campaign “ANTAR XXVI”

February 7, 2019 (Google Translation) – The second part of the Antarctic oceanographic campaign ANTAR XXVI began on January 27th from Punta Arenas ( Chile ), which will see the Bap Carrasco ship of the Peruvian Navy engaged in research activities in the Bransfield Strait, south of the Shetland Islands . On board the ship Bap Carrasco the frigate captain Maurizio Demarte , head of marine geophysics and oceanography at the Navy Hydrographic Institute. The presence of the on-board oceanographer specialist is the result of an international cooperation program that…

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BAP Río Cenepa Joins Fourth Naval District

August 22, 2018 (Google Translation) – On August 20 in the morning, the arrival ceremony of the “Río Cenepa” Naval Unit (ABP-339) was carried out, which will be incorporated into the Fluvial Component of the Command of the Fourth Naval Zone. The event was chaired by Rear Admiral Herman Oyarce Arescurenaga, who was accompanied by the main authorities of the Region. After the ceremony, the Commander of the Fourth Naval Zone, invited the attendees to embark on the unit to make a tour. During the navigation, the naval authority indicated…

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World Oceans Day aboard the Oceanographic Ship Polar BAP Carrasco

In the framework of World Oceans Day on June 8, with the presence of the Minister of the Environment, Fabiola Muñoz Dodero and the Commander-in-Chief of the Navy, Admiral Gonzalo Ríos Polastri, a day of beach clean-up was held in the Pardo boardwalk – La Arenilla area of ​​the district of La Punta, in charge of divers of the Navy of Peru and of the National Service of Natural Protected Areas by the State (SERNANP), as well as an exercise of containment before a spill of hydrocarbons. Subsequently, in order…

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President of the Republic will lead significant naval ceremonies

The Navy of Peru will celebrate on December 14 three important events that will mark a milestone in the history of the institution; the departure of the BAP Oceanographic Ship “Carrasco” that will participate in the Twenty Fifth Scientific Campaign of Peru to Antarctica-ANTAR XXV, the placement of the Keel of the BAP Multipurpose Ship “Paita”, and, finally, the inauguration of the expansion of services of shipyard for maintenance of submarines and other ships. The significant naval ceremonies will be headed by the President of the Republic, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski…

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BAP Chipana Docking Marks Start of Peruvian Submarine Modernization Program

For the first time in the history of our Callao Operation Center, the collaborators carried out the lifting of the BAP Chipana Submarine in its modern Syncrolift, to be taken to the transfer yard. The BAP Chipana, will be the first Submarine Unit that will carry out the modernization process, which consists of separating the submarine’s hull in two parts, to start the replacement of the command and control systems, as well as the equipment that make up the system of propulsion, navigation, mechanical, electrical, electronic, optical and hydraulic. The…

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