• Port welcomes two new VTS operators

    Port welcomes two new VTS operators0

    The Gibraltar Port Authority’[s (GPA) latest recruits have successfully qualified as Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) Operators following an extensive period of training in the UK. James Valarino and Jason Costa have both returned from the South Tyneside College near Newcastle following an intense seven week course which provided their VHF radio, radar and VTS training

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  • Promotions at the Gibraltar Port Authority

    Promotions at the Gibraltar Port Authority0

    Internal promotions have recently taken place at the Gibraltar Port Authority, with David Pincho being appointed as Senior Port Officer and Jason Duarte being appointed as Deputy VTS Manager. Mr Pincho has been at the Port since 2006 and has held a number of positions in the Port where he has gained vital experience to

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  • Port updates its handbook

    Port updates its handbook0

    The Gibraltar Port Authority has updated its Port Handbook and the new version 2018-2020 is now available in both hard copy and also on the Port website. The new version includes a number of articles from various entities with an interest in the Port of Gibraltar and also offers a unique insight into port operations

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  • Gibraltar Port Authority joins IAPH

    Gibraltar Port Authority joins IAPH0

    The Gibraltar Port Authority has recently joined the International Association for Ports and Harbours (IAPH) a body that promotes the interest of ports worldwide. The IAPH foster strong member relationships, collaboration and information-sharing that help resolve common issues, advance sustainable practices and continually improve how ports serve the maritime industries. The IAPH comprises some 200

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  • Bob Sanguinetti has been appointed as the Chief Executive of the UK Chamber of Shipping.

    Bob Sanguinetti has been appointed as the Chief Executive of the UK Chamber of Shipping.0

    Mr Sanguinetti was recently CEO of the Gibraltar Port Authority, where he was credited with delivering significant growth in vessel traffic following a series of wide-reaching initiatives. Previously he served as Commodore in the Royal Navy. Mr Sanguinetti said: “I am delighted to be appointed to this prestigious role at a time when shipping is

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  • Gibraltar Port Authority Attends bunkering conference in Jamaica

    Gibraltar Port Authority Attends bunkering conference in Jamaica0

    The Gibraltar Port Authority recently attended the International Bunkering Industry Association (IBIA) Caribbean Regional Bunker Conference in Jamaica, held in partnership with Maritime Authority Jamaica. John Ghio, Deputy Captain of the Port (Acting) was invited to give a presentation on Gibraltar’s regulatory regime for bunkering activities as part of the conference programme. Manuel Tirado, CEO

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