Naval Warfare

PREMIUM: COVID impact delays delivery of Chilean icebreaker until 2024

30th November 2020 - 18:15 GMT | by Wilder Alejandro Sanchez in Washington DC


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Vessel to be delivered 12 months later than originally intended

Completion of the Ant├írtica I project to build a new icebreaker for the Chilean Navy has been delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, pushing back the prospect of its deployment on Antarctic patrols.

In a 24 November visit to the state-run ASMAR shipyard that is building the vessel, Minister of ...

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