Colombian Navy launches third offshore patrol vessel ARC Santander
Colombian state-owned shipbuilder Cotecmar launched the third offshore patrol vessel for the Colombian Navy, during a December 1 ceremony in Cartagena.
The vessel was named ARC Santander and christened in the presence of the Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos.
ARC Santander is the third of six offshore patrol vessels built indigenously for the Colombian Navy. Construction of the vessel started in December 2014.