Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands
Tuesday, May 27th 2014 - 08:23 UTC

Malvinas and Bolivia's ocean outlet, the 'two open wounds' of Latin America

The Bolivian Vice-president Garcia Linares receiving the honor at the University

Latin America has two open wounds, the Malvinas Islands and Bolivia's sovereign outlet to the Pacific, said Bolivian vice-president Alvaro Garcia Linera in Mendoza, Argentina where he was awarded an 'Honoris Causa” for his commitment to regional integration and inclusion.

Saturday, May 24th 2014 - 00:11 UTC

Pescanova Falklands operation could be targeted by Argentina, says Spanish media

According to the Deloitte report on Pescanova, the company has two vessels operating in the Falklands, through a stake in Polar Ltd

Argentina’s government could at any stage now force Spanish seafood group Pescanova to divest its squid fishing operation based in the Falkland Islands, as it is reportedly breaching fishing legislation, said Spanish media.

Friday, May 23rd 2014 - 11:06 UTC

Falklands reaffirms right to self-determination on UN charter and documents going back to 1960

“We are clear that we will concentrate on our goals and our agenda, not  on someone else’s”, underlined MLA Rogers

The Falklands Islands reaffirmed its right to self determination supported by the UN charter and different resolutions going back to 1960, and at the same time accused Argentina of doing its utmost to damage the Islands economy.

Friday, May 23rd 2014 - 07:13 UTC

Brazil supports Argentina's Malvinas claim and agrees to more presence in the South Atlantic

Filmus  during the round of meetings in Brasilia

Brazil reaffirmed support for Argentina's sovereignty rights over the Malvinas and other South Atlantic islands and surrounding maritime spaces at a meeting of the head of the Malvinas Islands affairs desk, Daniel Filmus with top officials from Defense and Foreign Affairs in Brasilia.

Thursday, May 22nd 2014 - 07:40 UTC

Falklands’ Premier and Noble have contracted a rig, according to Norwegian energy website

According to Offshore.no, the Eirik Raude rig will earn as much as 500.000 dollars per day.

Ocean Rig has reportedly received a contract for its Eirik Raude semi-submersible rig for a drilling campaign in the Falkland Islands. According to Offshore.no, a Norwegian energy news website, the rig will be used by Noble Energy and Premier oil for their respective drilling campaigns in the Falkland Islands waters in 2015

Tuesday, May 20th 2014 - 19:35 UTC

Falklands visited by Punta Arenas experts in ports, logistics and shipping

Left to right: Stacey Bragger FI Chamber of Commerce, Felipe Carvallo ULOG, Milenko Buljan Agunsa, Ignacio Covacevic EPA, Marcelo Mahuzier ASMAR and Alvaro Insua of Galicia shipping.

A group of managers representing Punta Arenas port facilities, logistic companies and shipping companies visited the Falkland Islands last week with an ultimate aim to offer solutions to the current and future commercial needs of the Islands.

Tuesday, May 20th 2014 - 09:19 UTC

Falklands company wins prize at Brussels seafood show for third year running

Beauchene’s Cheryl Roberts (2nd from R) through Marfrio won for the third year running the quality taste testing award

Patagonia squid caught by the Falkland Islands Beauchene Fishing Company trawlers, scored a hat trick at the Brussels Seafood Exposition this year, winning a quality taste testing award for the third year running, through marketing company Marfrio.

Monday, May 19th 2014 - 09:15 UTC

Falkland Islands governor 'disrespectful' towards Argentina; Islanders would be better off under Argentina

Ambassador Alicia Castro sent a barrage of accusations and claims regarding the Falklands/Malvinas

Argentine ambassador in London, Alicia Castro blasted Falklands Governor Colin Roberts claiming he has been disrespectful towards Argentina, insisted every country is aware that Argentina would never again invade the Falklands and underlined Islanders would be much better off under Argentine sovereignty since, “as all other provinces they could elect their own governor, and not have to live under an envoy from the Queen”.

Saturday, May 17th 2014 - 06:52 UTC

Falkland Islands establish record catch of Illex squid: 268.223 tons

Director of Natural Resources John Barton warned that Illex is under a lot of pressure throughout the SW Atlantic

Falkland Islands catches of Illex squid surpassed this week the previous record annual catch by 2,022 tons. That record was 266,201 tons in 1999 and Director of Natural Resources John Barton reported midmorning on Thursday that the 2014 catch had just has just overtaken that at 268,223 tons.

Thursday, May 15th 2014 - 00:31 UTC

Falklands drilling will resume in second quarter of 2015, announced Premier Oil

“A rig contract and an associated rig sharing agreement is expected to be signed shortly”, announced Premier.

Exploration drilling in the waters off the Falkland Islands will resume in the second quarter of next year, according to Premier Oil. Negotiations are currently underway with rig contractors and joint venture partners, the company said in its interim management statement which was approved as the annual general meeting.


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