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  • 10 February 2020
    Vessels

    Dutch shipbuilder Damen has delivered the long-range ocean patrol (Patrulla Oceánica de Largo Alcance – POLA) class vessel, ARM Reformador, to the Mexican Navy. A ceremony marking final acceptance and delivery of the newbuild has been held by the Secretariat of the Navy of Mexico (SEMAR). Speaking at the ceremony, Admiral José Rafael Ojeda Durán, […]

  • 15 July 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Mexican Navy has launched the eighth Tenochtitlan-class patrol vessel ARM Monte Albán (PC-338) during a ceremony held at the Navy’s Astimar 1 yard in Tampico on July 11. Monte Albán is one of the twenty patrol vessels the Navy intends to operate in its maritime zones conducting surveillance operations, interdiction, search and rescue operations and combating illegal activities at […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Indian Navy launched a massive search operation for a Mexican cadet who reportedly fell overboard from the Mexican sail training ship STS Cuahtemoc off Goa, on June 11. The navy even launched P8I maritime patrol aircraft for search and rescue operations on June 11 and 12. The search is still ongoing and initial reports […]

  • 12 January 2016

    The Mexican Navy (Secretaria de Marina – SEMAR) and Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards Group have signed contracts for three, 42-metre patrol vessels in addition to their existing fleet. All ships will be of the Damen Stan Patrol 4207 design. This contract is again proof of the good, ongoing relationship between the Mexican Navy and Damen. […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education, Vessels

    The Mexican Navy’s sail training ship ARM Cuauhtémoc (BE-01) departed Acapulco – Icacos naval base on Sunday to start the 2018 training cruise. The cruise will see the tall ship and embarked cadets visit a total of 24 ports in 13 countries. In addition to Mexican Navy cadets, the ship will also host cadets from Brazil, Guatemala, […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Industry news

    In the first week of August the Mexican Navy (Secretaria de Marina) and Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract for a fourth Damen Stan Patrol 4207. The Dutch ship design and shipbuilding company will supply the Mexican Navy with the design and material package with which ASTIMAR 1 (the Mexican Navy yard in Tampico) will […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Industry news

    In November 2013 the Mexican Navy (Secretaría de Marina) and Damen Shipyards Group (the Netherlands) signed another contract for a Damen Stan Patrol 4207. The Mexican Navy already operates two similar Patrol Vessels and has currently two ships under construction in their shipyard ‘Astillero de Marina Numero 1’ in Tampico, which is situated on the […]

  • 22 February 2016
    Authorities

    Approximately 440 kilograms of cocaine were seized from a container ship travelling from Panama to Guatemala, the Mexican Navy said in a report. Joint efforts between the Mexican Navy and the country’s tax administration service (SAT) resulted in the seizure which was made February 19. A scan of the ship’s cargo conducted by the Navy determined that three […]

  • 17 February 2012
    Training & Education

    RFA Fort Rosalie recently visited the important port of Veracruz in Mexico, following on from Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg’s visit to Mexico in March 2011 and a commitment made by FCO’s Secretary of State William Hague almost two years ago. During Fort Rosalie’s visit, Admiral Victor Manuel Gamboa, commander of Mexico’s Third Naval Zone […]

  • 23 November 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Mexican Navy floated out the SIGMA design-based long-range off-shore patrol vessel (Patrulla Oceánica de Largo Alcance – POLA) in a ceremony in Oaxaca on November 23. The launch ceremony of ARM Reformador – as the vessel is named – coincided with Mexican Navy Day. The 107-meter ship was floated out with a Sikorsky helicopter on board and […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Mexican Navy (Secretaria de Marina – SEMAR) has launched the ninth of ten Tenochtitlan-class vessels it builds under a contract with Dutch shipbuilder Damen. ARM Bonampak, as the vessel is named, was launched during a ceremony held at the Navy’s Astimar 1 yard in Tampico on January 12. The ceremony was attended by the secretary […]

  • 18 February 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Mexican Navy has launched their seventh Tenochtitlan-class patrol vessel ARM Tulum (PC-337) during a ceremony held at the Navy’s Astimar 1 yard in Tampico on February 11. The latest addition to the fleet will have the task of conducting surveillance operations, interdiction, search and rescue operations and combating illegal activities at sea in the Mexican maritime zones. […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Equipment & technology

    The Mexican Navy selected VSTEP to supply a Class A NAUTIS Full Mission Bridge (FMB) Simulator and 24 NAUTIS desktop trainer stations for the Naval Academy in Veracruz.   The simulators will be installed at the new simulator training wing of the Heroica Escuela Naval Militar set to open in Q4 2014. The Heroica Escuela […]

  • 28 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Mexican Navy commissioned the offshore patrol vessel ARM Chiapas and logistic support support ship ARM Isla Maria Madre during a ceremony on November 23. The two new vessels were commissioned in the presence of Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto and the secretary of the Mexican Navy, Admiral Vidal Francisco Soberon Sanz. ARM Chiapas is the fifth Oaxaca-class patrol vessel and […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto commissioned the Mexican Navy’s tenth Tenochtitlan-class patrol vessel ARM Chichen Itza (PC 340) in a ceremony on November 6. The ship was built at the Mexican Navy yard in Tampico (ASTIMAR 1) and launched in June 2017. The 42-meter patrol vessels are based on the Damen Stan Patrol 4207 design for which the […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The Mexican Navy selected VSTEP to supply a Class A NAUTIS Full Mission Bridge (FMB) Simulator and 24 NAUTIS desktop trainer stations for the Naval Academy in Veracruz. The simulators will be installed at the new simulator training wing of the Heroica Escuela Naval Militar set to open in Q4 2014.   The Heroica Escuela […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Dutch electrical systems integrator Alewijnse Marine has provided the electrical fit-out of the Mexican Navy’s latest vessel; the Long Range Ocean Patrol (POLA) vessel ARM Reformador. The scope of works covered all aspects of the ship’s electrical systems, including engineering, the supply and installation of equipment, project coordination and supervision, and commissioning. The ARM Reformador […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    In August 2014 the Mexican Navy (Secretaría de Marina in Spanish) and Damen Shipyards Group (the Netherlands) signed contracts for the delivery of the design, material package, technical assistance and training for two vessels that will be built by the Mexican Navy, using the Damen Technical Cooperation programme, which enables customers to build their vessel […]

  • 30 December 2019
    Vessels

    Mexican Navy’s POLA-class ARM Reformador, the Mexican equivalent of Damen’s SIGMA Frigate 10514, has completed sea trials, Dutch shipbuilding group Damen said. The program of sea trials included testing of platform and combat systems in addition to training of Mexican Navy crews. Damen said that the completion of these sea trials indicates how the project […]

  • 7 January 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Mexican Navy has awarded Damen, a Dutch shipbuilder, a contract for further three Ténochtitlan class patrol vessels. The 42-metre patrol vessels are in addition to the Navy’s existing fleet of patrol vessels. All ships will be of the Damen Stan Patrol 4207 design. According to Damen, the three SPa 4207 vessels will be built by the Mexican Navy […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Mexican Navy tall ship ARM Cuauhtémoc is set to visit New London, USA, May 2 – 6. The ship set out on a journey that will include stops in 13 countries, including the U.S., Canada and Europe. A 270-foot (82 meters) barque built in 1982, the Cuauhtémoc serves as a training ship for the Mexican […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Dutch shipbuilder Damen has contracted Bakker Sliedrecht to deliver its electrical auxiliary propulsion system for the Mexican Navy’s SIGMA 10514 long-range patrol vessel. The vessel is currently under construction at Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) in Vlissingen, the Netherlands, after the contract was signed at the beginning of the year. A coin-laying ceremony in August marked […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Mexican Navy has launched a new, Astimar-built, logistic support ship, the ARM Isla María Madre (BAL-11). The 53-meter ship will be used to transport people and goods to and from the Islas Marías Federal Penal Colony located in the Marías Islands archipelago. BAL-11 was launched May 27, 2016, at the Port of Guaymas, Sonora, by Claudia Pavlovich […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Mexican Navy informed through social media that it has launched PO-166 Hidalgo, the seventh of eight Oaxaca-class offshore patrol vessels constructed by the Mexican Secretariat of the Navy (SEMAR). The launching ceremony took place August 9 at the Astilleros de Marina No 20 (ASTIMAR 20) shipyard located at the Salina Cruz port in the […]

  • 19 March 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65) hosted the Mexican commander of the second naval zone, as well as other officers and dignitaries March 15. Mexican navy Adm. Anselmo Diaz Cid was given a tour of Benfold’s new Integrated Bridge and Engineering Plant as well as the Combat Information Center. “What a spectacular ship,” Cid said. […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Industry news

    The Mexican Navy and Damen Shipyards Group (the Netherlands) signed another contract for a license, material package and technical assistance of a Damen Stan Patrol 4207. The agreement also includes crew training in the Netherlands.   This contract, the sixth patrol vessel of the Tenochtitlan class, underlines the excellent ongoing relationship between the Mexican Navy […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Mexican Navy has received the first of ten AS565 MBe Panther helicopters it purchased from Airbus in 2014. Airbus said three other units would be delivered before the end of the year and the remaining six by early 2018. The helicopters will be operated by the naval aviation in the Gulf of Mexico and on the […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Authorities

    The crew of US Coast Guard Cutter Terrapin, homeported in Bellingham, returned Monday after a Pacific patrol to support counter drug operations off Southern California.   Terrapin crewmembers conducted a 42-day patrol totaling nearly 600 operational hours, completing 20 recreational safety boardings and interrupting the illegal flow of narcotics into the U.S. While working jointly […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The US State Department approved the sale of RGM-84L Harpoon Block II surface launched missiles, Block II Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) tactical missiles and MK 54 Mod 0 lightweight torpedoes to the government of Mexico. Mexico requested the systems, worth an estimated $98.4 million, for use on the Mexican Navy’s Sigma 10514 long-range patrol vessel currently under […]