Colombian Navy Annual Cadets on Board Program April 13 to 20

February 12, 2019 (Google Translation) – The Naval Academy of Cadets “Almirante Padilla”, maritime university of Colombia, opens its doors again to young people between 15 and 20 years old, who want to live the experience of “Cadet for a week”, which will be held on board the institution , in the school recess week that runs from April 13 to 20, 2019. Students who join this adventure will have the opportunity to visit the afloat units of the National Navy that are docked at the ARC Bolivar Naval Base,…

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Colombian Navy Welcomes Polish Tall Ship

January 30, 2019 (Google Translation) – The National Navy, through the Naval Academy of Cadets “Almirante Padilla”, welcomed the Ship of the Maritime University of Gdynia “Dar Młodzieży”, from Poland, which will be in Cartagena this 30 and 31 January. The event was held at the Edurbe pier, located in the Manga neighborhood, with the participation of the Polish Ambassador to Colombia, the Deputy Director of the Naval School and representatives of the Ministry of Maritime Economy of Poland; the band of musicians of the Naval School sang the anthem…

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ARC 20 de Julio crew training for the IV Antarctic Expedition

Google Translation The crew of the ship ARC “20 de Julio” carried out Pre-Antarctic training course in the Bridge Simulator of the Naval Academy of Cadets “Almirante Padilla”, on December 5 and 6 of the current year. For the first time exercises of this type were carried out in the Bridge Simulator of the Center for Research, Development and Innovation for Maritime Activities, of the Naval School, necessary exercises for the IV Antarctic Expedition, which will begin on December 15th. Previously the training course was taught in Chile, today thanks…

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ARC 20 de Julio Ends 2017 Expedition to Antarctica

Google Translation Today, March 1, at 5 pm, and after 75 days of navigation, the 96 crew members who were aboard the ARC 20 de Julio as part of the III Scientific Expedition of Colombia to Antarctica “Almirante Padilla”, which will be framed in the history of Colombia and the Colombian Antarctic Program. During a military ceremony presided by Mr. Admiral Leonardo Santamaría Gaitán, Commander of the National Navy, this group of men and women will be welcomed at the dock of the Naval Base ARC “Bolivar”, of the city…

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