To coincide with the arrival of the summer season a new version of the ‘Safety at Sea’ booklet has just been published in a joint venture between the Gibraltar Port Authority (GPA), the Royal Gibraltar Police (RGP) and the Gibraltar Maritime Administration (GMA).

‘Safety at Sea’ is published for the benefit of the general public to provide essential safety information for all marine leisure and commercial users, containing guidance on how to keep as safe as possible on the water and on the shoreline.

Interview in Oil, Gas and Shipping Magazine with Commodore Bob Sanguinetti

Commodore Bob Sanguinetti, CEO and Captain of the Port, gives an interview in the latest Oil, Gas and Shipping magazine. The article can be read on page 46 in the magazine below.

Safety at Sea Information Booklet

A new edition of the Safety at Sea booklet is now available on our website page containing information and guidance on keeping safe at sea or on the shoreline.

Free printed copies of the booklet are available from the Gibraltar Port Authority office at North Mole, the Royal Gibraltar Police offices at New Mole House or Casemates,or the Gibraltar Maritime Administration office in Casemates.


Gibraltar Shipping Interviews IMO Secretary-General

Gibraltar Shipping Interviews IMO Secretary-General

Gibraltar Port Authority Responds to Mayday Call

On Monday 16 May at approximately 1030 hrs, a private 35m Motor yacht with 5 persons onboard, suffered a fire in their engine room soon after they departed Ocean Village Marina.

The Gibraltar Port Authority received a mayday call from the yacht and immediately put its emergency response plan in place, with the Fire Brigade being contacted and tugs requested – both of which were on scene promptly.

The fire was brought under control by the Motor Yacht very quickly and was then towed safely to the Port and duly secured. No injuries were reported.

Ovation of the Seas megaship in inaugural visit to Gibraltar this week

Quantum-class cruise ship Ovation of the Seas, will be making its inaugural call to Gibraltar on Sunday May 8th 2016. This is the largest cruise ship ever to dock at Gibraltar.

The vessel was recently constructed at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Germany and belongs to the cruise firm Royal Caribbean International. It has a gross tonnage of 168,666 tonnes, a length of 348 metres with capacity for 4,905 passengers and 1,300 crew members.

Ocean Endeavour pays her inaugural visit

MS Ocean Endeavour, a Dmitry Shostakovich-class ferry cruise ship has made its inaugural call to Gibraltar on Thursday May 5th 2016.

Built in a Polish shipyard in 1981, the vessel has been part of the Fleet Pro Passenger cruise firm since 2014. It has a gross tonnage of 12,907 tonnes, a length of 137.6 metres, capacity for 450 passengers and a crew of 100.

Gibraltar Opens New Super Yacht Berths

The Gibraltar Port Authority (GPA) is delighted to announce that the new Mid-Harbour Marina outer wharf, providing over 500 metres of berthing space, at a charted depth of at least 6m (and deeper in most parts), is ready for visiting super yachts.

This additional jetty space, in the relatively sheltered waters inside the harbour, comes at a time when the number of fueling points in the port is also increasing.

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.


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