Mein Schiff 3 to Pay Inaugural Call to Gibraltar in May

German cruise ship Mein Schiff 3 will be making its inaugural visit to Gibraltar on Monday May 2 2016. 

The vessel is part of the German TUI Cruises fleet, which is a joint venture operation with the American firm Royal Caribbean Cruises.

The Mein Schiff 3 was built in 2014, has a gross tonnage of 99,526 tonnes and a length of 293.2 metres. It can carry some 2,500 passengers and a crew of 1,000.

Mid-Harbour Marina Open For Business

The Gibraltar Port Authority (GPA) is pleased to announce that boat owners who have been allocated a berth at the Mid Harbour Marina and paid their fees for 2016, will be able to take up their berth from Friday 29th April.

Whilst the process of informing the relevant berth holders of this arrangement has already begun, any boat holder requiring further information or clarification can contact 200 46254 on ext 4003 / 4004.

Call for Boat Owners to Pay Annual Fee

The Gibraltar Port Authority requests those persons who have already been allocated a berth at the Mid Harbours Small Boats Marina and already have / own a boat registered with a 'G' number to call in at our offices between the hours of 1030 – 1230 and 1500 – 1600 to pay their annual fee (remaining eight months of the year) at their earliest convenience.

These persons, having once paid the annual fee, will be informed of their berth numbers and will be able to occupy the berths as from Friday 29th April.

Port Authority Host Sail Training Ship Open Day - Sunday 24th April

The Port Authority has announced that it will host an Open Day on the sail training Tall Ship ‘Jean de la Lune’ for the Gibraltar public on Sunday 24th April.

The Jean de la Lune, a 33.5m long, 110ft high traditional French Schooner sailing ship built in 1957, was originally used as a fishing vessel but after a full refurbishment is now registered as one of the UK’s Sail Training International (STI) fleet for working or holiday voyages, offering people the experience of sailing on this now converted wooden two-masted Brigantine.

Shipping Mission to the Far East Concludes With a Ministerial Reception in Hong Kong

The Minister for Shipping, the Hon Albert Isola MP, hosted a reception at the Foreign Correspondents' Club in Hong Kong on Monday 11th April.

Minister for Shipping leads Maritime Services delegation to Singapore and Hong Kong

Minister for Financial Services and Maritime Services, the Hon Albert Isola MP, led a delegation to Singapore on 7th and 8th April and then on to Hong Kong on 11th and 12th April 2016.

The Minister was accompanied by CEO and Captain of the Port, Bob Sanguinetti. The visit formed part of the Government’s continued campaign to raise the Port of Gibraltar’s profile and to aggressively market the broad range of services it delivers globally.

Inaugural Cruise Ship Call - Mein Schiff 4

German cruise ship Mein Schiff 4 paid its inaugural call to Gibraltar on Saturday 9th April. In an informal ceremony aboard the ship the Minister for the Port, the Hon Paul Balban, exchanged plaques with the Captain.

The vessel is part of the German TUI Cruises fleet, which is a joint venture operation with the American firm Royal Caribbean Cruises.

First Inaugural Call of the Season

L'Austral, the cruise ship operated by French company Compagnie du Ponant, made its inaugural call to Gibraltar on Thursday March 31st.

Sister vessel of Le Boréal and Le Soléal, L'Austral was built in 2010 at Fincantieri's Ancona shipyard, Italy, and it entered service on April 20, 2011. With a gross tonnage of 10,700 tons and a length of 142 metres, the vessel has capacity for 264 passengers and a crew of 136.

Government to Consider Proposals for Land Based Storage Facilities for Marine Fuels

HM Government of Gibraltar has today invited proposals for the design and construction of a Land Fuel storage facility in Gibraltar. 

Emergency Disembarkation of Sick Crew Member

The Gibraltar Port Authority (GPA) coordinated the emergency disembarkation of a sick crew member of a ship anchored in Gibraltar Bay over the weekend.

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