ARC 20 de Julio Begins Antarctic Mission

November 20, 2018 (Google Translation) – On November 20, he started from Barranquilla, the fifth scientific crossing from Colombia to Antarctica, organized by the Colombian Antarctic Program; named “Admiral Campos”, which will take place in the austral summer 2018-2019. This is how from the Great Malecón del Río Magdalena, at the height of the Events Center of the Golden Gate of Colombia and the Caribbean, in the framework of a ceremony presided over by the President of the Republic, Doctor Iván Duque Márquez, The scientific expedition takes course of the…

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Ships from Five Countries to Attend Exponaval 2018

(Google Translation) The presence of vessels belonging to the marinas of Colombia, China, the United States, Mexico and the United Kingdom will strengthen the strong international presence at Exponaval 2018, XI International Naval and Maritime Congress Exhibition for Latin America, to be held between December 4 and 7 in the Concón air base, which is organized by the Chilean Navy and FISA. These naval units will participate, together with units of the National Navy, in the Great Naval Magazine that the Navy has organized for Sunday December 2 in the…

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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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