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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Colombian Navy Huey Crashes in Training Flight

November 4, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Colombian Navy is allowed to report that, today November 4, at approximately 05:30 in the afternoon, during the development of a military training, the helicopter with registration ARC 223 type UH-1N, belonging to the Naval Institution, suffered an operational safety event that ends in a lateral overturning of the aircraft over the safety…

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Colombian Navy Rescues Eight on High Seas

November 3, 2020 (Google Translation) – The vessel in which they were transported presented failures as a result of adverse meteorological conditions. In operations to control the sea, the Colombian Navy, through Coast Guard units attached to the Specific Command of San Andrés and Providencia, rescued eight fishermen aboard a Colombian motor ship named “Sishell”, which presented failures in its…

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Colombian Navy Cocaine Bust in Caribbean

October 23, 2020 (Google Translation) – The successful result was due to the operational effort of the Colombian Navy and the timely reaction of units of the National Aeronaval Service of Panama. In a combined multinational operation between Colombian and Panamanian authorities, 1,484 kilograms of cocaine hydrochloride were seized, which were transported by two Colombians and two Panamanians aboard a…

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Colombian Navy Releases Sea turtles in the San Bernardo Archipelago

October 19, 2020 (Google Translation) – In compliance with biosecurity protocols, the Coveñas Coast Guard Station of the Colombian Navy actively participated in the development of the “Seventh Sea Turtle Release Day”, held on Isla Múcura, belonging to the Los Corales del Rosario National Natural Park and San Bernardo. During the activity organized by National Parks of Colombia, the Sueños…

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ARC Gloria on Cadet Training Cruise to the Colombian Pacific

September 20, 2020 (Google Translation) – Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the ARC “Gloria” training ship is the only training ship in Latin America that has sailed throughout the year. Today, the waters of the dock of the ARC “Bolívar” Naval Base was the natural setting that adorned the departure of the ARC Gloria School ship from Cartagena to a new…

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