Clean Uraba Collects Another 10 Tons of Solid Waste in the Colombian Pacific

September 29, 2019 (Google Translation) – For a pollution-free Pacific, the Colombian Navy through the Pacific Naval Force organized the “Clean Uramba” challenge, which has moved hundreds of people in different parts of the Pacific coast, to have a gesture of awareness with the environment environment, achieving the collection of 10 tons of solid waste. The challenge was joined by…

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Old Soviet communications ship “URAL SSV-33”

From Rossiyskaya Gazeta At one time, The Titan of Soviet reconnaissance monitored the entire northern Pacific Ocean, intercepting radio communications by the air force and navy and submarine defense of the US and Japan. But its fortunes went steadily downhill from there. The SSV-33 Ural was a gargantuan nuclear-powered vessel launched in 1983. Equipped with state-of-the-art reconnaissance technology, it was…

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Wayne E. Meyer Conducts Fisheries Patrol Exercise with US Coast Guard, Ecuadorian Navy

November 27, 2018 – USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) conducted a fisheries patrol exercise with the U.S. Coast Guard and Ecuadorian naval assets in the Pacific Ocean, Nov. 22. The ship, along with embarked personnel of the U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) from the Pacific Tactical Law Enforcement Team and a P-8A Poseidon from Patrol Squadron (VP)…

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Summer Ship Tracks in the Pacific

September 4, 2018 – In August 2018, long, narrow clouds stood out against the backdrop of marine clouds blanketing much of the North Pacific Ocean. Known as ship tracks, the distinctive clouds form when water vapor condenses around the tiny particles emitted by ships in their exhaust. Ship tracks typically form in areas where thin, low-lying stratus and cumulus clouds…

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Colombian Navy seizes the first ton of cocaine of the year in the Colombian Pacific

Google Translation The defense of sovereignty and naval operations did not stop during the last year-end season, so during the first week of 2018, the seizure of more than one ton of cocaine hydrochloride was carried out. municipality of Tumaco and in the Balboa Sea, thanks to the existing Binational Cooperation Agreement between the government of Colombia and Panama. In…

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ARC Pascual de Andagoya Sinks

Google Translation In the morning hours of December 19th, the ARC tugboat vessel “Pascual de Andagoya”, assigned to the Pacific Naval Force, suffered an emergency on the high seas when it was developing Sea Control Operations, aimed at protecting the communication between the main ports of the Colombian Pacific. As a result of the severe meteorological conditions prevailing in the…

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USS Ashland assists distressed mariners in Pacific

The Sasebo-based amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) rendered assistance to two distressed mariners, Oct. 25, whose sailboat had strayed well off its original course. The mariners, Jennifer Appel and Tasha Fuiaba, both from Honolulu, and their two dogs had set sail from Hawaii to Tahiti this spring. They had an engine casualty May 30 during bad weather…

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Release of turtle caught in fishing net

Google Translation A National Navy vessel developing maritime control operations in the Pacific Ocean assisted a turtle that was entangled in a fishing net in the general area of ​​the Gorgona National Natural Park. The facts were presented when the crew of the ship sighted among the waves a sea turtle swimming with difficulty. Immediately, the Surface unit deployed a…

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