It was announced on 4th June that the Colombian Ministry of Defence and Navy have improved the operational conditions and safety in the country of two most important ports: Buenaventura on Colombia’s Pacific coast and Cartagena in the Caribbean.
Buoy assembly in Cartagena
DIMAR (Colombia’s National Maritime Authority, responsible for safety at sea and on inland waterways) has carried out an investment of more than a hundred new buoys equipped with the latest technology in self-contained LED lights. These buoys are equipped with a new generation of satellite monitoring allowing real time status tracking, maximisation of service levels and placing the two Colombian ports at the forefront of aids to navigation infrastructure worldwide, it is claimed.
Type Guia W buoy in the port of Buenaventura
Type Guia W buoy in the port of Cartagena