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Falklands government requests proposals for a future port facility

Friday, February 2nd 2018 - 07:45 UTC
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The Falkland Islands government, FIG, is requesting proposals for a future port facility since the current structure, dating back to 1984 and which has had its useful life patched up and extended several times, is nearing its operational end. Read full article


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  • Brit Bob

    A port facility? But the territorial waters belong to Argentina!?

    By a ruling of the UN, Argentina will extend its maritime platform (Politica Argentina) ; New map of the maritime platform reaffirms the sovereignty of Malvinas with UN endorsement (ElCronista); Argentina enlarges its territory 35%, with a UN endorsement ...(La Capital).To add to this euphoric atmosphere the Argentine Foreign Minister stated, ''This is a historic opportunity for Argentina. We have taken a great step in the demarcation of the outer limit of our continental shelf; the most extensive boundary of Argentina and our border with humanity,'' Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra told La Nacion, which tomorrow will publicly announce the details of this resolution. (Susana Malcorra, quoted by Dinatale M, La Nacion, Argentina, 27 March 2016).

    Argentina's Continental Shelf Claims and The UN CLCA Commission (1 page):-

    Feb 02nd, 2018 - 10:02 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • mollymauk

    This story is getting two different structures confused.

    FIPASS is the floating port.

    The structures that were used as dormitories for the troops, one ending up in New York, were the Coastels - completely different things.

    Feb 02nd, 2018 - 10:27 am - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Frank

    'the Coastels - completely different things.'

    Yep, you can still see the concrete mooring blocks and power supply stuff up in the Canache...

    Feb 04th, 2018 - 04:44 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • JC68

    England will return the Malvinas within 25 years.

    Feb 06th, 2018 - 02:47 am - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Lynn

    England will return the Malvinas within 25 years.

    Feb 09th, 2018 - 04:57 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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