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.

Record Number of Inaugural Cruise Calls for 2016

Record Number of Inaugural Cruise Calls for 2016

Gibraltar Port is scheduled to receive 227 cruise calls this year, which is an 11% increase on last year, which in itself was a record year, and which will bring an estimated 350,000 passengers.

Port Authority Host Multi-Agency Search and Rescue Training at University of Gibraltar

Date: 26th February 2016
Port Authority Host Multi-Agency Search and Rescue Training at University of Gibraltar

The Gibraltar Port Authority hosted a Search and Rescue (SAR) training course this week for its own staff and other response agencies in Gibraltar as part of a collaborative initiative to enhance Gibraltar’s response to SAR incidents in BGTW.

Mid-Harbour Marina News

12th December 2016

The new Mid-Harbour Marina Constitution is now available at the bottom of this page in a PDF document.


Reminder for New G Number Registrations


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