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Tag: Falkland

  • Monday, June 3rd 2019 - 09:54 UTC

    Petrobras and Falklands lead in FPSO deployments in South America

    A floating production, storage and offloading vessels (FPSOs) currently operating off the coast of Brazil

    Globally, 67 planned and announced FPSOs (Floating, Production Storage and Offloading) are expected to start operations between 2019 and 2025. Among regions globally, South America continues to lead with 27 planned and announced FPSO additions by 2025, followed by Africa and Europe. Brazil and the Falkland Islands are the key countries in the region for FPSO deployments. Among operators, Petrobras leads South America in terms of FPSO deployments.

  • Tuesday, February 19th 2019 - 09:29 UTC

    Independent inspection of the Royal Falkland Islands Police

    The Falkland Islands Royal Police Station in Stanley

    The Royal Falkland Islands Police reported on Monday that two representatives from the UK Red Snapper Group, Dave Roberts and Neil Hunter, have arrived in the Islands commissioned by the local government to carry out an independent inspection of the force.

  • Tuesday, September 4th 2018 - 08:34 UTC

    Falklands' penguins at risk from Brexit and an end to EU conservation funding

    By leaving the EU, Falklands will lose access to a million Euros in potential environmental grants and another 5 million Euros from the Best program

    The Falkland Islands have warned that a million penguins are at risk from a funding black hole caused by Britain’s exit from the European Union. The Islands rely on European conservation projects to care and protect the penguin colonies, rookeries, in its shores. But with the U.K. fast approaching Brexit Day in March 2019, Falklands' lawmaker Teslyn Barkman has urged clarity on the future of Islands’ flippered friends.

  • Friday, April 27th 2018 - 09:15 UTC

    Falklands' contracts consultant to decide on Stanley Airport’s upgrading

    The Islands Plan 2018-2022 articulates the government’s commitment to improve air links and airport facilities at Stanley Airport.

    Runway codes are determined according to runway length; Code 1 being at least 800 meters long and Code 3 , 1200 to 1799 meters in length. Ramboll’s aviation division has been involved in airport developments in a number of countries around the world, including the UK (Heathrow), Russia, Rwanda and Gibraltar.

  • Friday, April 27th 2018 - 09:10 UTC

    Falklands will have a “wow” 54-seat cinema in a year's time

    Malvina House Hotel Manager Carl Stroud explained it is a proper cinema with something of a “wow” factor with 54 plush seats

    It may be too soon to invest in a large bag of popcorn and to book a baby sitter, but cinema-going in the Falkland Islands' capital Stanley, which died out in the late seventies is set to begin again, hopefully, if all goes well by March or April 2019.