ARC Caribe Provides HADR Support to to San Andrés and Providencia

March 2, 2021 – 157 tons of humanitarian aid, including construction materials and implements that will contribute to the well-being of the island and Raizal community, were transported aboard the ship ARC ‘Caribe’ of the General Maritime Directorate (Dimar) to San Andrés and Providencia. Within the cargo material, they included transport units for the Military Authorities allowing the strengthening of…

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ARC Bahia Solano Launches by COTECMAR

February 23, 2020 (Google Translation) – On February 22, 2021, the launching ceremony of the Amphibious Landing Ship (BDA) ARC ‘Bahía Solano’ was held at the facilities of the Mamonal Complex of COTECMAR, chaired by Rear Admiral Juan Ricardo Rozo Obregón, Commander of the Naval Force of the Caribbean, in the company of Mr. Admiral (R) David René Moreno Moreno,…

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Colombia Applauds French Assistance at the San Andres Islands

February 20, 2020 (Google Translation) – Within the framework of international cooperation between the Colombian Navy and the French Navy, the ship “Dumont D’Urville” joined the logistical support for the reconstruction of the department of San Andrés Islas. The ship made a visit to the ARC “Bolívar” Naval Base where it was received by Rear Admiral Juan Ricardo Rozo Obregón,…

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Colombian Navy Destroys Illegal Mining Operation

February 8, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Public Force managed to capture 17 people and seize machinery used for the illicit exploitation of minerals. In a joint and coordinated operation, the Public Force dealt a severe blow to the “Uldar Cardona Rueda” substructure of the Organized Armed Group -GAO- “Clan del Golfo” and the “Jader Jesús” Front of the Organized…

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Colombian Navy Assists in Providencia and Santa Catalina Reconstruction

February 5, 2020 (Google Translation) – More than 2,200 homes will be intervened, of which the Naval Institution will work on 400 homes. · Since the passage of Hurricane Iota over the Archipelago department, the Colombian Navy has contributed daily to humanitarian assistance in this area of ​​the country. · As part of this effort, to date, thanks to the…

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Colombian Navy Halts Illegal Dredging Operations

February 4, 2020 (Google Translation) – Among the representative results is the seizure of more than 20 artisanal dredges that produced around 840 million pesos per month. Thanks to the joint, coordinated and inter-institutional work between the Public Force and the Attorney General’s Office, during the development of offensive operations in January, forceful blows were delivered to the different groups…

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Colombia Receives New Patrol Craft

December 25, 2020 (Google Translation) – In a ceremony presided over by Admiral Gabriel Alfonso Pérez Garcés Commander of the National Navy, the official act of reception of boats and vehicles by the National Fund for Citizen Security and Coexistence FONSECON was held in the city of Cartagena. Among the items received by the Naval Institution are three type C…

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Colombian Navy seizes more than one ton of Cocaine

December 11, 2020 (Google Translation) – So far this year, more than 130 tons of the illicit substance have been seized in the Colombian Caribbean. In the last hours, Coast Guard units from Coveñas managed to seize more than a ton of cocaine hydrochloride, aboard a Go-Fast boat that was abandoned by its crew on the beaches of the municipality…

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Five Colombian Navy Ships in Hurricane Iota Relief Operations

December 2, 2020 (Google Translation) – Under the context of the Unified State Action: having maritime, air and land resources; The Naval Institution has supported the transport of more than 420 tons of cargo, among them 117 of humanitarian aid. After 15 days of the passage of Hurricane Iota over the Archipelago department, the Colombian Navy, through the Caribbean Naval…

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Colombian Navy Takes Part in Another Big Cocaine Bust

November 23, 2020 (Google Translation) – During the development of a coordinated operation, carried out between Units of the Colombian Navy and the Attorney General’s Office through the Specialized Directorate against Drug Trafficking of the Delegate Against Criminal Organizations with the support of the Anti-Narcotics Police, a Offensive action against drug trafficking organizations that commit crimes in the Colombian Caribbean,…

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