• GPA attends the Singapore International Bunkering Conference

    GPA attends the Singapore International Bunkering Conference0

    The Gibraltar Port Authority recently attended the Singapore International Bunkering Conference (SIBCON), one of the world’s largest and most influential bunkering events. This event attracted over 1,600 participants and offered the opportunity for key decision makers from the shipping and marine fuels community to discuss and outline market potential, growth segments, and strategies in the

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  • Port’s new base offers strategic view over British waters

    Port’s new base offers strategic view over British waters0

    Chief Minister Fabian Picardo yesterday highlighted the crucial role of the Port of Gibraltar to the Rock’s economy as he formally inaugurated the Gibraltar Port Authority’s new offices on Windmill Hill. The building includes a control room for the port’s new vessel traffic services [VTS] system complete with a privileged view overlooking the Strait of

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  • Port of Santos reps visit Gib Port

    Port of Santos reps visit Gib Port0

    Over 20 delegates from the Port of Santos in Brazil visited the “iconic” Port of Gibraltar yesterday. Among them were the President of the Port of Santos José Alex Oliva and the President of the Santos Chamber of Commerce, Roberto Santini. Gibraltar was the first port of call for the group during the visit to

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  • Brexit could spell trouble for EU names like port and feta

    Brexit could spell trouble for EU names like port and feta0

    By Barry Hatton, Associated Press Port producers in Portugal fear the impact of Brexit on its multimillion-pound export industry to the UK. The European Union’s name protection laws ensure that the wine produced in the valley of the River Douro is the only one in the world that can be called port. Without these laws,

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  • GPA deal with overturned boat

    GPA deal with overturned boat0

    Just after 6pm last Thursday, the Gibraltar Port Authority (GPA) received a call at the VTS Centre from Algeciras VTS advising of a small craft drifting. The call came from the ferry “Ciudad de Malaga” who reported seeing a small craft drifting in the area of the Gibraltar pilot boarding area one mile South West

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  • Tender process opens for La Linea commercial centre

    Tender process opens for La Linea commercial centre0

    The tender process has opened up for a 40,000-square metre commercial and leisure centre and two new chiringuitos alongside Marina Alcaidesa and Avenida Principe de Asturias in La Línea de la Concepción. The news was welcomed by La Línea Mayor Juan Franco, who said he was “satisfied” with the announcement. He said: “We will see

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