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Monday, July 8th 2013 - 06:29 UTC

Argentine training frigate ARA Libertad at last moment suspends annual trip

ARA Libertad with sails fully displayed before arriving to a great reception in Mar del Plata

Argentina’s flagship the tall mast frigate ARA Libertad which last year was retained in Ghana for 77 days, unexpectedly suspended until 2014 the beginning of its annual instruction trip which was scheduled to leave Buenos Aires this weekend.

Tuesday, June 25th 2013 - 16:43 UTC

Ghana Supreme Court rules that seizure of ARA Libertad was “fundamentally and patently wrong”

ARA Libertad was retained for months in the port of Tema

Ghana's Supreme Court has ruled that the seizure of an Argentine warship that led to a weeks-long ordeal last year was “fundamentally and patently wrong,” a copy of the decision released last Friday said.

Tuesday, January 8th 2013 - 20:12 UTC

Cristina at the helm for ARA Libertad grand welcome party in Mar del Plata

The Argentine president in epic posture leading through the storm

The frigate ARA Libertad is already in Argentine waters and is scheduled to arrive Wednesday to the port of Mar del Plata, escorted by dozens of yachts and other vessels, to a huge reception ceremony headed by President Cristina Fernandez, ministers and top officials.

Saturday, January 5th 2013 - 05:28 UTC

“Sovereignty party” for when Libertad and Espora sail in together to Mar del Plata

Despite dredgers union assurance, the two vessels will arrive at high tide

Argentina’s dredgers union assured a safe passage for when the Navy’s flag ship ARA Libertad arrives to Mar del Plata next 9 January to a big reception party headed by President Cristina Fernandez. There were concerns that the depth of the access channel wouldn’t be enough.

Thursday, December 20th 2012 - 18:00 UTC

ARA Libertad: Ghana port authority lost 7.6m dollars; could demand NML Capital

The Argentine Navy flagship since 2 October occupied a prime berth

Ghana’s Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) admits to having lost 7.6 million dollars as a result of the Argentine frigate ARA Libertad's occupation of its prime berth for a period of 76 days, reports Accra’s Graphic Online.

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.

Tuesday, December 18th 2012 - 04:01 UTC

Argentina says Belgian highest court rules against seizure of diplomatic accounts

Financier from NML Capital tried to seize embassy funds in Brussels

The Belgian Supreme Court threw out an attempt by hedge funds to seize Argentina’s diplomatic accounts in that country, according to a release on Monday from the Argentine Foreign ministry.

Monday, December 17th 2012 - 06:45 UTC

Argentine frigate expected back in Buenos Aires early January

Cristina Fernandez, ‘once more we comply’

“Once more we fulfill our promise, the Frigate is coming back,” was the first statement given by President Cristina Fernández over the ruling of the UN's International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea to release the ARA Libertad frigate.

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.

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