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Tag: Chilean Navy

  • Thursday, October 21st 2021 - 09:24 UTC

    Chilean Navy acts on protesting fishermen

    Protesters could have caused a major crisis in the port of Valparaíso

    Chile's Navy Wednesday took action against protesting fishermen off Valparaíso, who were insisted they had not worked for more than 100 days and demanded promises made eight years ago be delivered.

  • Wednesday, November 25th 2020 - 09:00 UTC

    Chile building its own polar vessel, Antarctica I, to replace icebreaker Oscar Viel

    Antarctica I project will replace the Navy's current icebreaker Oscar Viel

    Construction of the Chilean Navy's new polar ship at the ASMAR Talcahuano Shipyard is 35% advanced according to official information. The ship, being built under the name of Antarctica I project, will replace the Navy's current icebreaker Oscar Viel. She will perform logistic support activities for Antarctic operators, both domestic and foreign, performing tasks such as transporting people and materials, removing garbage and providing food and fuel.

  • Monday, April 27th 2020 - 07:50 UTC

    Chilean navy acquires two 1990 Adelaide class frigates from Australia

    The former RAN vessels are intended to replace two recently decommissioned Chilean warships which were acquired second-hand from the Netherlands in 2004.

    Chile's Navy is preparing to sail two recently retired Australian warships out of Sydney after purchasing them in a deal believed to be worth more than US$ 70 million. Ex-Adelaide-class frigates HMAS Melbourne and HMAS Newcastle were quietly commissioned into their new service this month during a formal handover ceremony between both navies.

  • Monday, April 1st 2019 - 08:14 UTC

    UK and Chile honor a shared naval hero: Admiral Thomas Cochrane

    Admiral Sir Philip Jones and special guest Admiral Julio Leiva Molina unveiled on Sunday the HQ Portsmouth Flotilla as the Cochrane Building.

    The First Sea Lord and head of the Chilean Navy have renamed a building inside Portsmouth Naval Base in tribute to a shared naval hero. Admiral Sir Philip Jones and special guest Admiral Julio Leiva Molina unveiled on Sunday the HQ Portsmouth Flotilla as the Cochrane Building.

  • Wednesday, December 19th 2018 - 09:15 UTC

    GREAT Maritime law professionals visit Chile

    During their stay in the country, the experts in maritime law attended a reception hosted by HRH the Princess Royal

    The United Kingdom Ministry of Justice, the British-Chilean Chamber of Commerce and the British Embassy in Santiago organized a visit to Chile of UK legal professionals. The delegation of experts in maritime law visited Chile in late November to join HRH Princess Anne, who travelled to the country to join the celebrations of the Chilean Navy’s 200th anniversary.

  • Saturday, September 29th 2018 - 08:36 UTC

    Princess Anne will visit Chile for the bicentenary of the country's Navy

    The Princess Royal will travel in the company of her husband, Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence.

    Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal will visit Chile in November and December to attend the activities organized to mark the 200th Anniversary of the Chilean Navy. The Princess Royal will travel in the company of her husband, Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence.

  • Thursday, May 25th 2017 - 10:00 UTC

    Canadian combat management systems for Chile's Type 23 frigates

    Lockheed Martin’s Combat Management System 330 was chosen by Chile after a world-wide competition. Canada's Halifax-class frigates use a similar system.

    Lockheed Martin Canada will provide and install new combat management systems for three of the Chilean Navy’s frigates. The majority of the work will be done at Lockheed Martin Canada’s facilities in Ottawa, Montreal and Halifax. The combat management systems and other equipment will be installed on Chile’s Type 23 frigates.

  • Tuesday, February 21st 2017 - 12:10 UTC

    Chilen Navy operating from Punta Arenas rescues Australian yacht skipper

    Solo skipper Shane Freeman abandoned the Mushka yacht which has been scuttled to prevent a hazard to navigation, after being rescued by a Chilean Navy sea

    The Chilean Navy rescued 61-year-old Australian skipper Shane Freeman after his yacht Mushka was knocked down and dismasted 300 nautical miles west of Chile. The Australian was on his way to the Sunday Times Golden Globe race’s start line in the UK in his Tradewind 35 class yacht when the incident happened on 18 February 2017.

  • Monday, April 25th 2016 - 06:31 UTC

    Chilean Navy celebrates “Month of the Sea” in Punta Arenas

    President Bachelet is scheduled to visit Punta Arenas and attend some of the main events on 3 May

    Starting this Monday and until 4 May, the Chilean navy is celebrating the Month of the Sea, edition 2016, and has chosen Punta Arenas in the extreme south of the country as the epicenter of the event which includes the visit of president Michelle Bachelet on 3 May.

  • Friday, December 5th 2014 - 23:56 UTC

    UK ambassador underscores shared values and qualities of Royal and Chilean navies

    Ambassador Clouder addressing guests at the reception on HMS Dragon

    UK ambassador in Chile Fiona Clouder underlined the values and qualities of the Royal Navy and Chilean Navy during a reception on HMS Dragon, which called at Valparaíso for the week long Exponaval 2014, considered the most important naval, maritime and ports' exhibition in the southern hemisphere.

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