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Drifting jigger towed outside the Falklands' Conservation zone

Tuesday, March 6th 2018 - 09:10 UTC
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The Taiwanese jigger Hung Shun 1 which on 24 February caught fire to the north of the Falkland Islands capital Stanley, last Sunday was towed outside the Islands Conservation zone. When the incident took place last month all 58 crew members were swiftly and safely evacuated to another fishing vessel Lung Soon Fa 1, which was in the area at that time. Read full article

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  • Patrick Edgar

    I can see where you're new sense of “self determination” is leading the FIG to. Not to a sovereign sense of responsibility and accountability! That's for sure! Tow it out to sea, have Uruguay deal with the crew! .... Just like daddy, run with the loot, you did nothing wrong nor had anything to do with it, pass the buck to someone else ! Brilliant. ....
    And I can see where this is leading god save us from Argentina beaches ever having do deal with an oil rig or oil transport ship accident ! ... You're good for taking in the money, and claiming propriety, but when the chips are down, you're true capacity for accountability and dealing with disaster shows your fake “sovereignty show”. CO LO NY . A Colony created out of the British greed to not let another country better entitled to the islands exercise their sovereign right. Keep it simply guys, though I realize . ... This is one simplicity that hurts.

    Mar 07th, 2018 - 06:53 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Clem

    England will return the Malvinas within 25 years.

    Mar 10th, 2018 - 05:48 am - Link - Report abuse -1

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