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Argentina to develop new polar ship with Finnish consultants

Thursday, January 27th 2022 - 09:38 UTC
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The Government of Argentina Wednesday approved the allocation of funds to the Tandanor state shipyard to advance in cooperation with Finnish consultants Aker Arctic in the design and construction of a new polar ship to join the icebreaker ARA Almirante Irízar in delivering supplies to the thirteen bases in Antarctica. Read full article


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  • Trimonde

    Fantastic! It's really tragic that we have to however deal with these destructive liberal sell-out capitalists in Argentina, who are going around trying to tear down every good thing and character assassinate the country where they get chance to. As far as the Falkland / Malvinas Islands issue, it's really unfortunate that London and many islanders instead of using the occasion to rev up militarism in the world and foster continued animosity with continental Argentina, do not see the 40th anniversary as an opportunity to underline 40 years of peaceful diplomatic relationship and an occasion instead to start laying down the vision of an ended dispute with a final territorial sovereignty resolution that brought progress and various dynamic activities to the South Atlantic Patagonian region.
    I guess that once a country or a “cultural society of countries” learn to advance and progress through warring the world's nations for so long, it becomes very hard to believe in a different reality.

    Jan 27th, 2022 - 12:48 pm - Link - Report abuse -3
  • Dirk Dikkler

    Another Waste of precious money on something Argentina does not need or require, start creating real jobs and stop chasing after Rainbows.

    Jan 27th, 2022 - 10:08 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pugol-H

    Particularly true of Argentina, whose entire history has been one of conquest and bloodshed, at the expense of its neighbours.

    From BA to TDF the land was conquered, cleansed and an alien population implanted.

    However both attempts to expand further and colonise the British territory in the S. Atlantic, in 1832 and 1982, were both quickly repulsed, the British having more than just sticks and stones with which to defend their territory.

    And there can be no doubt that if the 1982 war had not gone so badly for Argentina, they would have attacked Chile next.

    ‘peaceful diplomatic relationship’, ha!

    With statements like:

    ‘an Argentina that looks towards the South Atlantic, towards the Islands, towards Antarctica with a bicontinental vision. This strategic vision will be the axis for the exercise of our sovereign rights’

    This clearly has more to do with occupying territory (once again, someone else’s) than scientific research.

    But don’t worry, the way this Taiana and Guillermo et al talk up ‘Greater Argyland’, it’s as if the British don’t exist anymore in that part of the world.

    And perhaps we never did?


    We did and still do.

    Spanners that plan then.

    Jan 27th, 2022 - 10:26 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • FitzRoy

    Hahahah, we do see the differences forty years has made. There has been economic growth, where before it looked likely that the islands would become uninhabited and forgotten. There is already a settled sovereignty and in accordance with the UN, we have the right to determine our own future.
    We using the fortieth anniversary to commemorate the fallen, look back on the last few years and look to the future, continued growth and development. Their lives were not wasted. We will see to that.

    Jan 28th, 2022 - 08:19 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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