Tag: International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea

International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea
Wednesday, December 19th 2012 - 23:10 UTC

ARA Libertad is in the high seas; great reception in Mar del Plata on 9 January

The tall ship with all its sails displayed and a huge Argentine flag left Ghana on Wednesday

The Argentine Navy flagship ARA Libertad set sail for Mar del Plata on Wednesday four days after a UN court ordered its release from the Tema port in Accra, Ghana, following a 77 day embargo (since 2 October) due to a claim by vulture fund NML Capital.

Tuesday, December 18th 2012 - 22:33 UTC

Ghanaian government confirms the release of ARA Libertad

Foreign minister Muhammad Mumuni explained the government would send a plea to the judiciary

The Ghanaian government confirmed on Tuesday it would comply with the UN Law of the Sea court decision to release the Argentine navy flagship ARA Libertad, impounded in Tema since October 2, over a debt dispute between a US hedge fund and the Argentine government.

Monday, December 17th 2012 - 06:39 UTC

Ghana government to review ruling on immediate release of Argentine vessel

The Hamburg Law of the Sea court said unanimously that ARA Libertad should be released immediately

The Ghanaian government indicated on Sunday that it will review the recent ruling by the International Court for the Law of the Sea ordering the African nation to release the Argentine Navy Libertad frigate, which remains impounded there since October 2.

Saturday, December 15th 2012 - 16:57 UTC

Law of the Sea court orders ‘immediate’ release of ARA Libertad

Law of the Sea president Judge Shunji Yanai of Japan reads the ruling

The UN International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea ordered on Saturday the release of ARA Libertad, the Argentine naval training ship which has been detained in Ghana since October at the request of holders of defaulted Argentine state bonds.

Thursday, November 29th 2012 - 20:47 UTC

Law of the Sea tribunal will decide Argentina/Ghana case on December 15

Ms Ruiz Cerutti accuse Ghana of violating international law but Ebenezer Appreku insisted the case was a civil dispute

The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea announced that the decision on the case involving the Argentine Navy frigate ARA Libertad retained in Ghana will be made public next 15 December. On Thursday both sides made their case in a several hours hearing at the seat of the tribunal in Hamburg.

Wednesday, November 21st 2012 - 20:01 UTC

Ghana rejects Argentine plea to drop case of impounded frigate ARA Libertad

Commercial tribunal Judge Adjei Frimpong: “It would be bad fate for this tribunal to put this through”

Ghana rejected on Wednesday Argentina’s plea for Accra City’s Commercial Tribunal to drop the case that kept the ARA Libertad navy training frigate impounded at Tema port since October 2nd.

Saturday, November 17th 2012 - 05:59 UTC

ARA Libertad case to be discussed by Argentina and Ghana November 29/30

Judge Shunji Yanai president of the Law of the Sea tribunal

Argentina announced on Friday that the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea proposed November 29 and 30 as the days to hold the hearings between Argentina and Ghana over the seizure of the ARA Libertad Frigate at Ghana's Tema Port.

Saturday, October 20th 2012 - 06:17 UTC

Argentina calls on Ghana to “assume its responsibility” in the release of ARA Libertad

Timerman reading the communiqué at Casa Rosada (Photo Telam)

Argentina demanded that Ghana “assumes its responsibility” of freeing the Navy flagship ARA Libertad, which remains impounded in the African country’s port Tema over claims of US funds and warned Argentina could take the case to the United Nations, because negotiating with ‘vulture funds’ is not an option.

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