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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USCGC Bertholf Joint Galapagos Patrol with Ecuadorian Coast Guard

September 3, 2020 – In coordination with the Ecuadorian Coast Guard, USCGC Bertholf (WMSL 750) recently completed a joint patrol to detect and deter potential Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) fishing in the vicinity of the Galapagos Islands. From Aug. 25-29, Bertholf patrolled over 3,000 square nautical miles of Ecuadorian and international waters and conducted joint operations with the Ecuadorian…

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