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Montevideo, August 8th 2022 - 12:46 UTC

Tag: Asmar shipyard

  • Wednesday, June 22nd 2022 - 09:54 UTC

    First Chilean-built icebreaker 60% complete

    The new icebreaker new is more than 60% complete

    At a total cost of around US$ 210 million, Chile's first home-built icebreaker is already 60% complete and plans to be seaworthy by the time of the XII International Naval Exhibition and Congress in Valparaíso in December, it was reported.

  • Monday, February 28th 2022 - 20:15 UTC

    Steel cutting ceremony to build multipurpose vessels for the Chilean navy

    President Piñera headed the multipurpose vessel steel cutting ceremony at the Asmar shipyard

    Chilean president Sebastián Piñera headed on Sunday the steel cutting ceremony for the building of the first, --out of four--, multipurpose vessel, to be incorporated to the country's navy. Also present at the ceremony were Defense minister Baldo Prokurica and the commander in chief of the navy, Admiral Juan Andrés de la Maza.