COTECMAR to Build Damen-Designed Hydrographic Research Ship for Colombian Navy

December 12, 2019 – Damen Shipyards Group signed a Damen Technical Cooperation (DTC) contract with Cotecmar during ExpoDefensa 2019 in Bogota. The contract will see DTC provide design, engineering and technical assistance for the construction of a Scientific Marine Research Vessel (Buque de Investigación Científico Marina (BICM)). Cotecmar, operating two shipyards in Cartagena, will build the hydrographic and oceanogrpahic research…

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Colombia to Build Two Maritime Interdiction Boats for Honduras

October 19, 2018 (Google Translation) – The President of Honduras, Dr. Juan Orlando Hernández, participated as an honorable witness in the signing of an agreement between the Ministry of Defense of Honduras and the Corporation of Science and Technology for the Development of the Naval, Maritime and Fluvial Industries (Cotecmar), for the acquisition of two speedboats of interception, which will…

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Colombia will build new research vessel for future expeditions in Antarctica

Google Translation “It’s time to take another leap of modernization in science and technology; I’ll give immediate instructions to Cotecmar to open a process to have a polar research vessel characteristics. If Colombia has it taken the decision to have an Antarctic base, to continue bringing the country to this zone of peace, it is time to have and renew our oceanographic…

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Thales and Cotecmar committed to develop Colombian defence capabilities at Expodefensa 2017

At Expodefensa 2017, the main defence exhibition in Colombia, Thales announces the renew partnership agreement with Cotecmar (Corporación de Ciencia y Tecnología para el Desarrollo de la Industria Naval Marítima y Fluvial) to strengthen cooperation with the Colombian defence industry. The partnership was first signed in 2015 and both companies wish to reinforce this commitment today to develop Colombian defense…

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Crew training for the new Honduran ship built in Colombia

Google Translation The National Navy is carrying out the training of Officers and NCOs who will man the new BAL-C Logistics and Coastal Support Ship “Thank God”, built in Colombia by the Science and Technology Corporation for the Development of the Maritime Naval Industry and Fluvial, Cotecmar, for the Honduran Navy. The Caribbean Surface Flotilla conducts a theoretical-practical training conducted…

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Cotecmar brings the second generation of its IPOs to Colombia’s fair

Google Translation March 15, 2017 – The Colombian Shipyard Corporation of Science and Technology for the Development of the Colombian Naval, Maritime and Fluvial Industry (Cotecmar), will promote in the framework of the Colombiamar 2017 its new OPV Mk-II, second generation boat of the type patrol of economic zone Exclusive, product of the incremental innovation that has been applying this shipbuilder…

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SAFE Boats International and COTECMAR of Colombia enter into agreement

March 15, 2017 – SAFE Boats International of Bremerton, Washington formally announced today at 2017 Colombia Mar that it has broadened its previously signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with COTECMAR into a multi-year, definitive Association Agreement to co-produce many of its products already Colombia. The agreement includes co-production of SAFE models already in use in Central and South America such…

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