Almirante Riveros Supports Special Forces Training

As part of the training, instruction and learning process of the students of the Marine Infantry Commandos course, belonging to the School of Special Forces of the Naval Polytechnic Academy, between May 23 and 27 a visit was made aboard a Unit of the FF 18 “Almirante Riveros” Squadron. The activity included personnel and material belonging to the Naval Operations…

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Chilean Maritime Authority Oversees Strait of Magellan

As has been the case in recent decades, the international fishing fleet transits through the Strait of Magellan between the months of April and May, transferring ships from the area of operation in the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific. It is in this way that the Maritime Authority performs different control tasks in its transit, coordinating the embarkation of pilots…

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CNS Puerto Natales Services Aids to Navigation

Between February 24 and March 1, through LSG 1617 “Puerto Natales”, specialist personnel from the Zonal Center for Maritime Signaling dependent on the Punta Arenas Maritime Government carried out various maintenance and re-ignition tasks of Aids to Navigation . The works, carried out in the sector of the Fallos channel, Wide channel and Guia narrows, were carried out together with…

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Chilean Navy Supports Minister of Culture, Arts and Heritage

The Minister of Culture, Arts and Heritage, Consuelo Valdés, arrived at the Molo de Abrigo de Valparaíso this Friday, February 25, together with the Commander-in-Chief of the Navy Admiral Juan Andrés De la Maza to verify the boarding process of the Moai Tau aboard the Barge LST-92 “Rancagua”. The process of transferring the statue of more than 700 kilos, from…

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First Exercise of the Year for Chilean Navy

During the morning of January 28 and after a week of intense training at sea, the Units of the National Squadron returned to the base port in the city of Valparaíso, after remaining in the first Operation of the year. On the occasion, six frigates and two oil tankers participated, which were deployed in an area between Coquimbo and Valparaíso,…

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ATF-65 Janequeo” Decommissioned at Talcahuano January 14th

After almost a year of service as part of the National Squadron, the ATF 65 Tug “Janequeo” arrived this Wednesday, January 12, at the Talcahuano Naval Base, to continue operating together with the Units dependent on the Amphibious Command and Naval Transport (COMANFITRAN), organization he joined as of January 1. From now on, this tugboat, built between 2016 and October…

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Chilean Navy Commemorates a New Day of Chilean Antarctica

On Thursday, November 6, 1940, President Pedro Aguirre Cerda would set this date as the Chilean Antarctic Day, after determining in Decree 1747 the limits of the Chilean Antarctic Territory. Five years later, together with a new expedition in the White Continent, the presence of Chile would become effective, inaugurating the first of the 12 Antarctic bases that exist today,…

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Frigates Capitán Prat & Almirante Latorre Receive Combat Flags

On Monday, September 27, and simultaneously aboard the frigates “Capitán Prat” and “Almirante Latorre”, the ceremony of delivery of the combat flag of both ships was carried out, which were donated jointly by the Center of Former Cadets and Officers of the “Caleuche” Navy and the generation of Officers of the Chilean Navy from 1961. The ceremony was presided over…

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Two Chilean Navy Ships Engage in MEDEVAC Duty

During the day of September 11, the Institution deployed a medical evacuation operation in the oceanic area of ​​the Cook Bay sector, some 200 kilometers from Punta Arenas, capital of the Magallanes and Chilean Antarctic Region. The operation was activated at 10:53 am, through a request to the Punta Arenas Search and Rescue Center; the support was requested by the…

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