Colombia Leads Multinational Cocaine Intercept Operation in the Pacific

May 28, 2021 (Microsoft Translation) – During the development of two maritime operations under the international cooperation agreements in the fight against drug trafficking, the Colombian Navy, with intelligence information provided in a timely manner to the authorities of Ecuador and Costa Rica, managed to seize more than two tons of cocaine transported aboard a semi-summary and a speedboat ,…

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Maritime Police retired patrol ship sets off on a new journey to the Galapagos

November 13, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Maritime Police Agency (Chief Kim Hong-hee) announced on the 13th that two 300-ton retired guard ships of the Republic of Korea Maritime Police, which were granted free to guard the Galapagos waters, are departing for Ecuador. As a follow-up to the maritime safety cooperation signed with Ecuador in May of last year, the…

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USS Pinckney Visits Ecuador

August 17, 2020 – The destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) completed a port visit in Manta, Ecuador for fuel, August 15-16. This marks the first time that a U.S. Navy warship has visited Ecuador since 2011.. The visit serves to highlight the strengthened relationship between the U.S. and Ecuador in promoting regional peace and stability. “Pinckney’s presence here sends a…

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