Ghana cuts electricity, water to Argentina’s ship Fragata Libertad in continuing dispute

Posted on November 12, 2012 • Filed under: Africa, Argentina, Conflicts, Police/Military Activity

Ghana today submitted a complaint for contempt and left without water, electricity and fuel to the ship “Freedom” after armed sailors prevented an operation to move to another berth the vessel held since early October in a Ghanaian port by a legal claim hedge fund, spokesmen said yesterday Tema port.

The defense ministry had previously indicated that Argentine armed sailors on Wednesday prevented the transfer of the frigate. “The Ghanaian Port Authority sought to address and remove the ship by force, without a court order firm that endorses it,” the ministry said in a statement released late on Friday. Read Article

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