Tag: Law of the Sea

Law of the Sea
Thursday, November 22nd 2012 - 07:38 UTC

Hamburg tribunal confirms hearings on ARA Libertad impounded at Ghana port

The news was released by Minister Hector Timerman

The Law of the Sea Tribunal in Hamburg confirmed the oral hearings’ date for 29 and 30 November referred to the Argentine vessel ARA Libertad impounded and retained in Ghana since 2 October, with a previous day of consultations with both litigants on 28 November.

Thursday, November 15th 2012 - 02:20 UTC

Argentina takes Ghana to the Law of the Sea Tribunal over the retained frigate

Timerman said Argentina is confident ARA Libertad will be released

The Argentine government, as anticipated on Wednesday formally reported Ghana before the Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, in a bid to try to recuperate the ship that has been detained in Tema port since October 2. Argentina also announced it will demand compensation for the ‘illicit action’ losses.

Tuesday, November 6th 2012 - 06:33 UTC

Argentina to appeal Ghana court decision to move ‘Libertad’ from commercial port

According to the Judge of the case the frigate is blocking normal trade in Tema

A Ghanaian court authorized on Monday to have Argentina’s ARA Libertad navy training frigate, impounded over a lawsuit filed by a US based fund, removed from Tema’s commercial port to another local pier in order to liberate space that’s crucial for the in and out of cargo liners.

Friday, October 26th 2012 - 06:40 UTC

Argentina admits Libertad is the 29th asset impound case by ‘vulture’ funds

Minister Timerman pledging Argentina will recover the frigate, “as we recovered the other 28 assets”

Argentina finally admitted that the retaining of the training frigate ARA Libertad in Ghana is not an isolated case since the so called ‘vulture’ funds have managed to impound a total of 28 assets including the presidential aircraft Tango 01, bank accounts, property and even a satellite.


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