The largest and fastest sailing ship in Latin America, will be able to resume its voyage around the world in 10 months and with 255 crew members, its departure date will be next Saturday, June 17, and its return date Will be until Monday, June 22. April 2021. Maritime transport will come into action after 169 years.
The BAP consortium will visit a total of 20 ports, in which they will not only carry out the typical activities of our Peruvian Navy, but also raise the name of our country, because it was designated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as an itinerant embassy. At sea and they will have the task of being able to take the Peruvian brand everywhere.
The ship preserves one of the masts of the Union corvette, whose first commander was Miguel Grau, Knight of the Seas, Likewise, it is equipped with a modern marine navigation system as well as state-of-the-art sensors and radar.
The main function of this maritime transport will be to house and train new cadets of the Peruvian Navy, likewise, the activities that will take place on this voyage will be part of future official programs of the Peru brand.
It is recalled again that this ship did not come into action 169 years ago, but if it went to different seas around the world in view of its work, it is believed that the BAP association has made a historic victory for Peru. Milestone marked.
For his part, the ship’s captain, José Arce Corzo, told the Andina Agency that the ship is a source of pride for all Peruvians because it is completely built at the Navy Industrial Services (SIMA) shipyard, which is to display in has come. By the way, the high technology and specialized work of the said institution.