The latest news from around the cluster as told by the special reporters of the news organizations of New Eden.
4C-B7X - Director Lars en Ramon, head of the Upwell Consortium's Department of Friendship and Mutual Assistance (DEFMA), is on a high profile tour of Upwell Consortium member installations in the Outer Ring and Syndicate regions, following further calls for assurances that Upwell security is sufficient in the face of threats from Serpentis Corporation and renegade capsuleers operating in the outer regions. The inspection tour by Director en Ramon is the first real look that press and other observers [...]
VILLORE - The Federal Intelligence Office has communicated its "deep concerns" at the nature and extent of a reported recent military buildup of Serpentis forces to CONCORD's Directive Enforcement Department, according to sources within the FIO. A dossier containing detailed analysis of the information available to the FIO is understood to have been passed to the DED. Its contents are reported to confirm rumors of a massive buildup of Serpentis naval forces, including the construction and deployment [...]
The first Capsuleer-assembled Fortizar Citadels have arrived in New Eden, and with them, a whole new round of conflict and controversy. The title of first onlined Fortizar Citadel goes to Hard Knocks Inc. for onlining the Hard Knocks Rental Office on May 5th located in the wormhole with the signature J115405, codenamed "RAGE". The Fortizar is Upwell 's large Citadel. Unlike its medium sized counterpart, the Astrahus, the Fortizar model is capable of housing full Capital-sized vessels and is designed [...]
4C-B7X - The Upwell Consortium has confirmed delivery of gifts to Capsuleers across the cluster today, as organizations throughout New Eden begin celebration of "Capsuleer Day" on the thirteenth anniversary of the issue of the first commercial capsuleer pilot licenses. Upwell formally announced yesterday that all capsuleers would receive an Upwell themed SKIN for their capsule, as well as festival launchers and pyrotechnics, all of which have now been delivered in one of the largest logistical [...]
4C-B7X - The Upwell Consortium has announced "Capsuleer Day" in a press conference this afternoon that also celebrated the final construction and onlining of the cluster's first independently owned and commercially operated Fortizar class Citadel. During the press conference, Yani Sar Arteu, Chief Executive of Outer Ring Excavations, praised "the commitment, industrial might and tenacity of Hard Knocks Citizens, who have been confirmed to be the first to erect a Fortizar class Citadel." Continuing the [...]
Dam-Torsad, Amarr Prime - The Amarr Empire's Imperial Succession Committee has announced that the coronation of Empress Catiz I will be take place on September 27th YC118. Court Chamberlain Pomik Haromi, speaking on behalf of the Succession Committee said, "The course of Holy Amarr has been set with the triumph of Her Majesty Catiz I in the trials. The coronation of the Empress will be carried out in the normal manner with all due rites and before the assembled faithful of Amarr. Preparations have [...]
X-BV98 - Executives at the Upwell Consortium expressed their delight at the construction of the first wave of Astrahus -class Citadels in a press conference this afternoon, after the structures began to sprout up across New Eden in a frenzy of construction over the course of the weekend. Speaking from Intaki Bank headquarters during a meeting of the Consortium's executive personnel, Lee Brinalle, Special Accounts Manager at Intaki Bank, spoke on behalf of the organization's leaders, declaring that [...]