October 31, 2020 (Google Translation) – The ship ARC “Gloria” docked at the dock for larger vessels of the ARC “Bolívar” Naval Base, in a ceremony presided over by Captain Ibo Plazas Moreno, Director of the Cartagena Naval Hospital, at the end of the first phase of the training, in which 76 students participated, including 7 women, from the “Almirante Padilla” Naval Cadet School.
This cruise included transit through four Colombian Pacific ports and two foreign ports, in Panama.
During this period, the naval cadets, who are trained to be Officers of the Colombian Navy, strengthened the basic competencies for coastal and high altitude navigation, astronomical navigation, deck and sail maneuvers, operation of main and auxiliary machinery equipment. , operation of navigation and communications equipment.
On November 5, the flagship of Colombia will set sail on its second phase of the cadet training cruise, with the participation of 74 students from the Naval School, to sail the seas; invaluable experience in their training as future officers of the Colombian Navy