Colombia to Build Two Maritime Interdiction Boats for Honduras

October 19, 2018 (Google Translation) – The President of Honduras, Dr. Juan Orlando Hernández, participated as an honorable witness in the signing of an agreement between the Ministry of Defense of Honduras and the Corporation of Science and Technology for the Development of the Naval, Maritime and Fluvial Industries (Cotecmar), for the acquisition of two speedboats of interception, which will strengthen the maritime shield and the fight against transnational crime, such as drug trafficking, among other security functions. The agreement establishes the acquisition of two MMI35 intercept speedboats, with the…

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Latest Landing Ship from COTECMAR Launched

Google Translation Ten months lasted the construction of the new Amphibious Disembarkation Ship Rapid Reaction Unit built in Cartagena by Cotecmar that will be released to the sea on Friday morning, June 15 at the shipyard facilities located in the Mamonal industrial zone in Cartagena. This is the fifth ship built for the Colombian National Navy and the sixth ship produced in the country in the last 5 years. In September of last year a ship of the same range was delivered to the Naval Force of Honduras, constituting a…

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Colombia will build new research vessel for future expeditions in Antarctica

Google Translation “It’s time to take another leap of modernization in science and technology; I’ll give immediate instructions to Cotecmar to open a process to have a polar research vessel characteristics. If Colombia has it taken the decision to have an Antarctic base, to continue bringing the country to this zone of peace, it is time to have and renew our oceanographic fleet, have as modern as possible within the capacity and technology and sophistication, “said Admiral Duran from Antarctica aboard the Colombian ship ARC 20 de Julio, already completed 50 days…

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Thales and Cotecmar committed to develop Colombian defence capabilities at Expodefensa 2017

At Expodefensa 2017, the main defence exhibition in Colombia, Thales announces the renew partnership agreement with Cotecmar (Corporación de Ciencia y Tecnología para el Desarrollo de la Industria Naval Marítima y Fluvial) to strengthen cooperation with the Colombian defence industry. The partnership was first signed in 2015 and both companies wish to reinforce this commitment today to develop Colombian defense capabilities through the combinations of synergies of both portfolios. The deal, signed by both companies’ executives, Ruben Lazo and Jorge Enrique Carreño Moreno, also aims to evaluate new opportunities in…

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Crew training for the new Honduran ship built in Colombia

Google Translation The National Navy is carrying out the training of Officers and NCOs who will man the new BAL-C Logistics and Coastal Support Ship “Thank God”, built in Colombia by the Science and Technology Corporation for the Development of the Maritime Naval Industry and Fluvial, Cotecmar, for the Honduran Navy. The Caribbean Surface Flotilla conducts a theoretical-practical training conducted by the Caribbean Surface School and carried out on the ARC “Golfo de Morrosquillo”, similar to those of the FNH “Thank God”. For this reason and with the objective of…

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Cotecmar brings the second generation of its IPOs to Colombia’s fair

Google Translation March 15, 2017 – The Colombian Shipyard Corporation of Science and Technology for the Development of the Colombian Naval, Maritime and Fluvial Industry (Cotecmar), will promote in the framework of the Colombiamar 2017 its new OPV Mk-II, second generation boat of the type patrol of economic zone Exclusive, product of the incremental innovation that has been applying this shipbuilder in all its projects. The conceptual design of the new OPV is Cotecmar’s own design and was developed from the experience acquired with the three OPV-80s that have been built…

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SAFE Boats International and COTECMAR of Colombia enter into agreement

March 15, 2017 – SAFE Boats International of Bremerton, Washington formally announced today at 2017 Colombia Mar that it has broadened its previously signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with COTECMAR into a multi-year, definitive Association Agreement to co-produce many of its products already Colombia. The agreement includes co-production of SAFE models already in use in Central and South America such as the Defender, Apostle and Full Cabin Jet Boats along with its most recently introduced Multi-Mission Interceptor (MMI). The agreement encompasses a wide range of collaboration including program management, training,…

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