Safety at Sea for All

The Port Authority would like to remind the general public and especially recreational users that there is a speed limit of 5 knots for all vessels in the inner harbour. Any vessel which exceeds this may be liable to prosecution under the Port Act. More generally, particular care should also be taken by speed boat and jet ski users when navigating in the vicinity of other vessels or swimmers in the busy waters off the coastline.

Gibraltar at 54th MedCruise General Assembly

Gibraltar at 54th MedCruise General Assembly

Gibraltar participated in the 54th MedCruise General Assembly held in Kusadasi, Turkey from 7th to 10th May.

MedCruise is the Association of Mediterranean Cruise Ports. A General Assembly is held twice a year to discuss issues affecting the industry in the Mediterranean and adjoining seas.

AIDA Cruises Come to Gibraltar

AIDA Cruises Come to Gibraltar

On Friday 26th April 2019, Gibraltar welcomed the first AIDA cruise ship with the arrival of AIDAstella in port. One of seven sphinx class cruise ships, AIDAstella was built by Meyer Werft and launched in 2013. The ship has a tonnage of 71304GT, measures 253 metres in length and has capacity for 2700 passengers and 620 crew.

AIDA cruises is an American/British owned German cruise line based in Rostock, Germany. The company was acquired by P & O Princess Cruises in 2000 and became part of the Carnival Group, the world’s largest cruise holiday company.

PROMOTION AT THE GIBRALTAR PORT AUTHORITY - PAUL HOWARD

PROMOTION AT THE GIBRALTAR PORT AUTHORITY

Paul Howard has recently being appointed as Senior Port Officer at the Gibraltar Port Authority.

Paul joined the Authority as a VTS Operative in April 2014 and subsequently moved on to the role of Port Officer. Paul has gained valuable experience and knowledge during his employment with the Authority to allow him undertake this new position.

NEW RECRUITS AT THE PORT AUTHORITY

NEW RECRUITS AT THE PORT AUTHORITY

NEW RECRUITS AT THE PORT AUTHORITY.

PROMOTIONS AT THE GIBRALTAR PORT AUTHORITY

PROMOTIONS AT THE GIBRALTAR PORT AUTHORITY

PROMOTIONS AT THE GIBRALTAR PORT AUTHORITY.

Cruise Liner Sea Spirit - Inaugural Call

Cruise Liner Sea Spirit - Inaugural Call

Monday 15th April saw the arrival of this month’s second inaugural visit by a cruise ship. Sea Spirit, formerly known as the Renaissance V was built in 1991 in Carrara Italy by Nuovi Cantieri Apuania. The ship was then modified and refitted in 2010 to become more suitable for polar cruises.

MV Sea Spirit is migratory and follows the sun northbound in summer and southbound in Winter, always ready for spontaneous discoveries. The ship is 90.6 metres in length and has capacity for 114 passengers and 72 crew.

Gibraltar represented at Seatrade Crusie Global

Gibraltar represented at Seatrade Crusie Global

Gibraltar represented at Seatrade Crusie Global

GIBRALTAR PORT AUTHORITY RUNS WORKSHOPS AND SEMINAR ON PORT WASTE MANAGEMENT IN COLLABORATION WITH LLOYD’S MARITIME ACADEMY

GIBRALTAR PORT AUTHORITY RUNS WORKSHOPS AND SEMINAR ON PORT WASTE MANAGEMENT IN COLLABORATION WITH LLOYD’S MARITIME ACADEMY.

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GIBRALTAR PORT AUTHORITY RUNS WORKSHOPS AND SEMINAR ON PORT WASTE MANAGEMENT IN COLLABORATION WITH LLOYD’S MARITIME ACADEMY.

GIBRALTAR PORT AUTHORITY ATTENDS ARGUS BUNKER FUEL CONFERENCE IN ALGECIRAS

GIBRALTAR PORT AUTHORITY ATTENDS ARGUS BUNKER FUEL CONFERENCE IN ALGECIRAS
John Ghio, Deputy Captain of the Port was recently invited to be a speaker at the Argus Bunker Fuels Conference held in Algeciras between 26 and 28 March 2019. This was a regional conference aimed at ship-owners, managers and operations operating within the Gibraltar Straits hosted by Algeciras Port.

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