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Ship Cargo Halted In Falklands Oil Dispute

February 15 2010


Argentina impounded a Danish cargo vessel last week for allegedly delivering illegal drilling supplies to the Falkland Islands in January, reports the Wall Street Journal.

The Thor Leader, owned by Denmark's Thor Shipping, was prevented from leaving the Argentine port of Campana.

"The vessel was used to ship supplies related to oil-industry activities being illegitimately promoted by the United Kingdom in the Falklands," according to Argentina's Foreign Ministry.


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