Juan Sebastian Departs Cadiz for Training Cruise

November 9, 2019 (Google Translation) – On the morning of Sunday, November 3, the “Juan Sebastián de Elcano” Ship-School sailed from the port of Cádiz to begin the XCII Instruction Cruise. The official exit was presided by the Admiral Chief of Staff of the Navy, also attending the main civil and military authorities of the city. The ship, under the…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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