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Montevideo, July 14th 2024 - 08:34 UTC

Tag: Icebreaker Ary Rongel

  • Thursday, October 19th 2023 - 08:55 UTC

    Brazilian Navy begins Operation Antarctica 2023

    The frigate “Liberal” of the MB returned to its base in Rio de Janeiro last week after completing Operation “GUINEX-III” in Africa

    The Brazilian Navy (MB) officially started its Operation Antarctica (OPERANTAR) 2023 last Sunday with the departure of the Oceanographic Support Vessel “Ary Rongel” and the Polar Vessel “Almirante Maximiano”, it was reported. The units will support the Brazilian Antarctic Program (PROANTAR) before returning to the Ilha das Cobras naval base in Rio de Janeiro in April 2024, it was also explained.

  • Tuesday, December 9th 2014 - 07:18 UTC

    Chile plans to build a new icebreaker and has earmarked an initial 150 million

    Chile's current icebreaker “Almirante Oscar Viel” is coming to the end of its service life. Built in 1969 it belonged to the Canadian Navy

    Chile is planning a strong expansion of its Antarctic and maritime support vessels as well as a major repair yard, according to a recent pledge by President Michelle Bachelet during the opening of the Exponaval and Trans-Port exhibitions in Valparaiso and Viña del Mar.