Argos Pereira fined £20k for albatross death

Joint venture company Argos Pereira Ltd, which operates the trawler Argos Pereira, and its master, Roberto Carlos Martinez Sotelo, were fined a total of £20,500 in the Magistrate’s Court on Thursday for twice failing to deploy sufficient bird-scaring lines while fishing in Falklands’ waters.

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Stricken cargo ship under tow from Falklands waters

A DAMAGED cargo ship abandoned by its captain and crew just under 100 miles south east of Stanley is being towed to outside the Falklands Conservation Zone.
Last Friday May 5, Baltmed Reefer Services Ltd. reported that MV Uruguay Reefer had sent a distress signal and that it had severe flooding in the cargo holds.

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CFL Hunter launch makes fishing history

“I name this ship the CFL Hunter.  God bless her and all who sail in her.”  With these words, MLA Phyl Rendell, chosen Godmother of the CFL Hunter, launched the Falkland Islands’ first ever fishing vessel financed wholly with local capital.  

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