INS Tarkash at Cadiz

August 19, 2019 – In continuation of the Indian Navy’s overseas deployment to Africa, Europe and Russia, Indian Naval Ship Tarkash made a port call at Cadiz, Spain today, on 19 Aug 19 for a three days visit. The port call by INS Tarkash at Cadiz is a demonstration of India’s warm ties with Spain and its commitment to enhance operational reach, maritime security and its solidarity with friendly nations. INS Tarkash had participated in bilateral exercise KONKAN-19 with Royal Navy ship HMS Defender prior entering Cadiz harbour. INS Tarkash…

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Puerto Real Shipyard Celebrates 140 Years

November 28, 2018 (Google Translation) – Navantia has discovered, on November 28, in the shipyard of Puerto Real, a monolith three meters high by one wide, commemorating the 140 years that, uninterruptedly, the factory of Puerto Real has been developing its activity. The president of the Company, Susana de Sarriá, the Management Committee and a large part of the staff participated in the event. Susana de Sarriá highlighted the link between the history of the shipyard and the Cadiz region and stressed that Navantia works to ensure the viability and…

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Juan Sebastián de Elcano Returns to Cádiz After XC Midshipmen’s Instructional Cruise

August 13, 2018 (Google Translation) – The “Juan Sebastián de Elcano” School-Ship landed on the dock “Ciudad de Cádiz” on the 11th of Cádiz port, where, after six months of deployment, their relatives and friends awaited them. The brig-schooner was received by the Admiral of the Fleet Juan Rodríguez Garat. Once on board, after singing the “Salve Marinera”, we disembarked to “La Galeona”, who made the instruction cruise aboard the “Ambassador and Navigator.” [smartslider3 slider=82] Later, the midshipmen were dismissed by the Commander of the ship, captain Ignacio Paz García,…

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Massive Cocaine Bust on High Seas for Spain

Google Translation Approached on the high seas a boat carrying 3,800 kilos of cocaine to Spain The narcotic was hidden in a watertight compartment inside the ship’s structure The agents intercepted the ship, from Colombia, in Atlantic waters, about 540 miles from the Canary Islands, arresting the seven drug traffickers who were crewmembers Approached on the high seas a boat carrying 3,800 kilos of cocaine to Spain Agents of the Civil Guard and the National Police, along with officials of Customs Surveillance of the Tax Agency, have carried out an…

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Navantia Cadiz Launches Audaz (P 45) for Spanish Navy

Google Translation March 30, 2017 – Navantia launched on March 30, at 17:57 hours in the shipyard of San Fernando, the Marine Action Ship P-45 “Audaz”, for the Spanish Navy. The ceremony was sponsored by Defense Minister María Dolores de Cospedal García. The construction of the BAM, until its delivery in 2018, involves 1.1 million hours of work for Navantia Bahía de Cádiz. In addition to the Minister of Defense, the launching ceremony was attended by, among others, the Minister of Economy and Knowledge of the Junta de Andalucía, Antonio…

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