Naval Academy Cadets Complete ARC Gloria Tall Ship Training

August 21, 2021 – After sailing 110 days and 10,300 nautical miles, the ARC “Gloria” training ship returned to Cartagena to successfully complete the training cruise for a group of 81 Cadets from the “Almirante Padilla” Naval Cadet School. At the dock for larger vessels of the ARC “Bolívar” Naval Base, in the majestic Bay of Cartagena, our flagship was…

Read More

After 14 Years of Construction, Navantia Launches Submarine Isaac Peral

April 22, 2020 (Google Translation) – His Majesty the King, accompanied by His Majesty the Queen and by Their Royal Highnesses the Princess of Asturias and the Infanta Sofía, has presided at the Navantia shipyard in Cartagena the launching ceremony of the S-81, ‘Isaac Peral’, the first submarine of the S-80 series destined for the Spanish Navy. Her Royal Highness…

Read More

Colombian Navy participates in multilateral naval exercise

March 20, 2021 (Google Translation) – 40 men from the Caribbean Naval Force participated for 71 days in 17 naval exercises under NATO standards. From last January 2 to March 13, the ARC “Pijao” Submarine participated in Operation Diesel Electric Submarine Initiative -DESI- named for its acronym in English, which was carried out in jurisdictional waters of the United States…

Read More

COTECMAR Delivers ARC Bahia Solano

March 10, 2021 (Google Translation) – ARC ‘Bahía Solano’ will carry out humanitarian aid operations in coastal and coastal areas, and will provide support for the development of operations aimed at disaster relief and logistical support at the national level. The Science and Technology Corporation for the Development of the Naval, Maritime and Fluvial Industry – COTECMAR, began the construction…

Read More

ARC Caribe Deploys with Humanitarian Relief Supplies

January 30, 2021 (Google Translation) – With 101.9 tons of humanitarian aid, construction materials and logistical supplies for the reconstruction of the Archipelago of San Andrés, Providencia and Santa Catalina, the multipurpose ship ARC “Caribe” of the General Maritime Directorate set sail. This is the eighth ship that joins the “Renacer” operation in the process of rebuilding the island of…

Read More

Maiden Arrival in Cartagena for ARC Almirante Tono

November 24, 2020 (Google Translation) – This vessel was transferred to the Colombian Navy within the framework of the international cooperation that the two nations have sustained for more than six decades. After sailing the seas of the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean; and sail 10,581 miles, arriving in Cartagena from the Naval Base “Jinhae” of the Province of Gyeongsang…

Read More

ESPS Duero Returns to Cartagena

November 20, 2020 (Google Translation) – The mine hunter “Duero” (M-35) returns to Cartagena after participating in the Permanent Group of Measures Against Mines Nº2 of NATO. This morning, the mine hunter “Duero” (M-35) has returned to its base in the Cartagena Arsenal, from where it set sail on September 20 to join the Permanent Group of Measures Against Mines…

Read More