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Cruise ship calls in to Gib on for fuel and supplies

Debbie Bartlett

The cruise liner Viking Sea made a short visit to Gibraltar on Wednesday to take on fuel and supplies and dispose of waste. This was a purely technical call, as the ship was carrying no passengers and the crew were not permitted to disembark due ... to the coronavirus lockdown. Shore staff were not allowed to board the ship either. The Gibraltar government, which has suspended all normal cruise ship visits during the coronavirus crisis, issued a statement beforehand to prevent speculation.



Spirit of Discovery cruise ship asked not to call at Gibraltar

Debbie Bartlett

The Spirit of Discovery cruise ship, which was due to visit Gibraltar on Saturday was asked not to do so and to continue its journey to Southampton after its captain warned that there were 89 suspected cases of Norovirus among the 868 passengers and ... 513 crew on board. The warning was given as the ship approached the Rock. In a press release issued on the same day, the Gibraltar government stressed that this had nothing whatsoever to do with the Coronavirus which is causing so much concern at



Cruise liner coming to take on fuel

Debbie Bartlett

Cruise ships are no longer able to visit Gibraltar, but the World Dream will be coming on Saturday 21 March for a purely technical call. The ship is carrying no passengers and the crew will not be permitted to disembark, nor will shore-based



Dutch woman dies after falling overboard from a cruise ship


A 75-year-old Dutch woman died after falling into the ocean from the Costa Pacífica cruise ship last Friday night. It is reported that the woman fell overboard from deck eight, plunging 15 metres into the water, while the ship was approaching the ... province. The cruise ship continued on its path and arrived in Malaga port at 9.30am.



Hard times


...taking the strain. (Postscript: New York-based Spanish chef, José Andrés, and his WCK charity, have already been pitching in on coronavirus relief, taking free food to quarantined cruise ship passengers in various US ports, but the organisation's chefs



Cooking with preserved foods


...quickly adopted the new system, replacing the fragile glass jars with tins. The canned food soon eradicated deaths from scurvy onboard ship as the canning process preserved the vitamins in the fruit and vegetables. It also meant that there were no longer



Sky Princess makes first visit to Gibraltar

Debbie Bartlett

The Sky Princess cruise ship is currently on her maiden voyage and Gibraltar was one of the stops on her itinerary this week. The ship set off from Athens and will finish its cruise in Rome on 3 November. Gibraltar's new minister for Tourism,



Spain to take some migrants from Open Arms rescue ship


Spain is one of six European countries that has said it will take some migrants from the rescue ship of Spanish-run charity, Open Arms. Those on board continued to wonder on Thursday afternoon when they could dock at the Italian port of



Migrant rescue ship told it can't come to Spain


The acting government has said that it doesn't want migrant rescue ship, Open Arms, to come to Spain. The Mayor of Valencia had offered the city as a place of refuge for the vessel which is carrying 121 migrants found off the coast of Libya but



Grace 1 supertanker left on Sunday night

Debbie bartlett

The Adrian Darya supertanker, formerly called Grace 1, finally left Gibraltar waters on Sunday evening with a new captain and crew. The ship, which was detained for contravening EU sanctions on Syria on 4 July, was released by the Gibraltar court



Greenpeace's Rainbow Warrior stops off in Malaga

Sur in english

...visitors who wanted to see what life is like aboard the vessel and learn about ways people can combat climate change. The ship, which left Malaga on Wednesday, runs on wind energy instead of fossil fuels.



Gibraltar releases Grace 1 despite US request to detain it

Debbie Bartlett

The Supreme Court in Gibraltar decided on Thursday afternoon to release the supertanker Grace 1, which had been detained on 4 July because it was believed that the ship was carrying crude oil to a refinery in Syria and thereby contravening EU ... sanctions. The captain and two crew members who had been under arrest were released by the court on Thursday morning, but the expected order to also release the ship was not forthcoming because there had been a last-minute attempt from the US Department of ... Justice to seize the ship under a new legal procedure on a number of allegations. The court was adjourned until 4pm while the American request was considered. In a statement issued on Thursday afternoon, Gibraltar's chief minister, Fabian Picardo, said



Survey ship HMS Echo visits Naval Base

Debbie Bartlett

HMS Echo arrived at the Naval Base in Gibraltar for a routine scheduled visit on Wednesday. The Echo is the first of two multi-role hydrographic survey ships commissioned by the Royal Navy. The other survey vessel of this type is her sister ship



Gibraltar confirms supertanker Grace 1 is carrying crude oil


The Gibraltar government has confirmed that detailed analysis has been carried out of the cargo being carried by supertanker Grace 1, and this conclusively proves that the ship is loaded to capacity with crude oil. The statement came after ... speculation from commentators outside Gibraltar that the ship was carrying something other than crude. The Grace 1 was detained in a joint operation between Gibraltar Port, the Royal Gibraltar Police and Royal Marines on Thursday last week, when it freely ... regarding the ship's destination, and the Gibraltar authorities requested assistance from the Royal Marines in the UK as they did not have the necessary resources to carry out the operation alone. The ship was boarded two miles off the Eastside of



Royal Caribbean to unveil new Spectrum of the Seas liner in Malaga

Pilar Martínez

...for cruising. This time, the visiting ship has about half the capacity and is designed for the Asian market and for higher-spending customers. From Malaga it will go on to Barcelona to start a 51-day cruise to Shanghai, its new base port.



The Marella Explorer cruise ship makes inaugural visit to Gibraltar

Debbie Bartlett

The Marella Explorer, the latest addition to the Marella Cruises fleet, made her inaugural visit to Gibraltar on Wednesday, although she had previously visited the Rock under her former guise of Mein Schiff 1. The ship has had a multi-million ... pound makeover, and now boasts a Champneys health spa, a selection of new restaurants, new shops and a state-of-the-art interactive DJ screen called The Emulator, overlooking the dance floor in the Indigo nightclub. Marella Explorer is the largest ship



Plans to attract cruise ship visitors to Nerja

Eugenio Cabezas

Mayor of Nerja, Rosa Arrabal, met with the president of Malaga port authority on Monday with a view to attracting more people to Nerja who arrive in Malaga via the many cruise ships that stop in the city. Arrabal hopes to bring more tourists to Ner



Migrants rescued by the ship 'Aquarius' in Spain

sur in english

The 630 migrants who were rescued by the Aquarius in the Mediterranean recently are now safely in Spain. They arrived in Valencia on Sunday in three boats, including the Aquarius, and the world's press was there to meet them together with health pr



The Nao Victoria docks in Marbella


Until Sunday, a replica of the Nao Victoria ship, the first to sail all the way around the globe, can be visited in La Bajadilla marina in Marbella. Marbella is just one of several stops for the international tour commemorating the fifth



Mein Schiff 6 pays inaugural visit

Debbie Bartlett

The German cruise ship Mein Schiff 6 paid its first visit to Gibraltar on Sunday. The ship is the newest in the Tui Cruises fleet and made its maiden voyage in June last year. It can carry approximately 2,500 passengers and 1,030 crew. The



Massive haul of cocaine found on ship in Algeciras port


...drugs were found on a container ship hidden in a consignment of bananas. The ship had arrived from Medellín, in Colombia, and was on its way to El Prat de Llobregat, in Catalonia. During the operation, the police arrested a Spanish man who lives in



Malaga gears up for presentation of world's biggest cruise ship

Pilar Martínez

Malaga is preparing to welcome the latest sea giant, the cruise ship Symphony of the Seas. The latest addition to Royal Caribbean's fleet, with a capacity of over 6,700 passengers, will be in the city on Tuesday for its international presentation. ... The president of the Malaga Convention Bureau, Francisco Querada, has said that the event was “without parallel in the city's history,” as there will over 300 journalists from around the world present and guided tours of the ship. “It's an excellent ... opportunity for Malaga as a city, as visitors who come to see the ship will be able to enjoy everything else that our wonderful city has to offer,” he said. The president of the Malaga port authority, Paulino Plata, was similarly optimistic, saying that



Malaga to welcome new 'world's largest cruise ship' on March 27


Malaga will host the worldwide presentation of the new cruise ship, Symphony of the Seas, the latest launched by Royal Caribbean. It is the world's largest and the company is due to officially unveil the ship to international travel agents and ... partners in the port of Malaga on 27 March, where it arrives from the shipyard in France on its way to start its maiden voyage four days later. It is due to be in the port from 6am to 10pm. The ship, due to sail from Barcelona afterwards over seven ... nights on its maiden trip, promises to be even more impressive than the other giant ships owned by Royal Caribbean. The vessel will have innovative leisure facilities, such as the highest slide on a ship, at ten stories high, a surfing simulator, a



1 June 1778: Families from Malaga embark on a journey to colonise Louisiana

MADDY HAY what happened today? of 16 Spanish families set sail to America aboard the ship San José, led by governor Bernardo de Gálvez from Macharaviaya. The majority of the colonists were from Malaga, with many hailing from the Axarquía and Alhaurín de la Torre. At this time,



Gibraltar bids farewell to HMS Queen Elizabeth

Debbie Bartlett

The Royal Navy's newest aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, spent last weekend in port on her first-ever visit to Gibraltar. The 1,000-strong crew took time out to explore the Rock and take part in local events. The ship, captained by



Royal Navy fires warning flares at Spanish research ship

Debbie Bartlett

The Royal Navy fired several warning flares at the Spanish research vessel Ángeles Alvariño in a tense stand-off which lasted several hours on Sunday, when the Spanish ship failed to respond to radio communications and repeated orders to leave the ... ship. However, Gibraltar’s chief minister, Fabian Picardo, said that he had discussed all the tactical decisions taken and was satisfied that they had been “designed to demonstrate untrammelled sovereignty jurisdiction and control over BGTW.” In a



Malaga port to get regular rail-sea freight link to US and Canada


...conjunction with the operators at the port's dock 9, Noatum. The service will connect Madrid with Malaga, Galicia and Montreal (Canada). Initially a ship is expected to cross the Atlantic on the service weekly once it starts at the end of the summer. It will



Another cruise ship visits Gibraltar, as La Línea plans to compete

Debbie Bartlett gibraltar

In recent years Gibraltar has become increasingly popular as a port of call for cruise liners, and this week the TUI Discovery 2 joined the list of nautical visitors to the Rock. This ship was built in 1995 and operated by Royal Caribbean as the ... Legend of the Seas until it was sold in 2016 to Thomson Cruises. It is a Visions Class cruise ship weighing 69,472 tonnes, with a length of 264 metres, accommodation for approximately 1832 passengers and a crew of 771. All inaugural cruises are ... welcomed to Gibraltar with a special ceremony and an exchange of plaques between the ship’s captain, the representatives from the Gibraltar Tourist Board, the Port Authority and local shipping agent Incargo. The Minister for Tourism, Gilbert Licudi ,



The galleon Andalucía open for visitors in La Línea this weekend


In the early hours of Tuesday moring, the galleon Andalucía left the port of Alicante bound for La Línea de la Concepción. The ship arrived in the Puerto Deportivo Alcaidesa Marina will arrive on Thursday morning, and will remain there until Sunday. ... The ship is a replica of a Spanish galleon which for over three centuries traversed the Caribbean, the Atlantic and the Pacific, uniting continents and cultures and transporting fantastic merchandise from all corners of the globe. This 55-metre ... galleon will return from its world tour and visit La Línea for the first time, putting an end to a voyage which it began last spring. The ship is made of iroko and pine wood, has five decks and its sails have a surface area of nearly 1000 square metres.



Seabourn Ovation calls in at Malaga and Gibraltar for the first time


The 40,350 tonne, 604-passenger cruise ship, Seabourn Ovation, made its inaugural trips to both Malaga and Gibraltar last week. In Malaga, more than 3,000 passengers visited the port area in one day as the Seabourn's arrival coincided with that ... of two other cruise ships. Both places celebrated the ship's arrival with a reception on board with the captain. Representatives from the Gibraltar Tourist Board, the Port Authority and local shipping agents MH Bland were in attendance at the ... British overseas territory, while Malaga city hall's department for tourism, port authority Cruceros Málaga and the business Cabeza Marítima joined the ceremony in the city of Malaga. The ship, whose sister Seabourn Encore visited the province in August



Gazing at Malaga from the decks of a galleon


As a major tourist destination and the southern gateway to Europe, Malaga port is used to welcoming passenger ships and luxury private yachts almost every day. However, when a classic tall ship anchors beside its quays it is something unusual, a ... Malaga, although the foundation's flagship, the Nao Victoria, was here in February. A ticket to visit the ship costs six euros for adults and three euros for children aged from five to ten, and the tours take place between 10am and 7pm. Boarding a ... “to appreciate the challenges and feats of the Spanish sailors centuries ago,” says foundation representative Fernando Viota. “A visit to the ship is full of symbolism.” Malaga was also the birthplace of one of the greatest explorers of the 16th


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Peter the Great’s frigate open to the public in Malaga this Saturday

Daryl Finch

Russian sail training and museum ship, the Shtandart, will dock in Malaga tomorrow, Saturday, where it can be viewed by the general public. On the way to Spain, the Shtandart has travelled 2,000 nautical miles from the UK, through the Bay of ... Biscay, Portugal and Gibraltar. The Shtandart is a replica of an 18th-century naval frigate and royal yacht. The original ship was built by Russian tsar Peter the Great in 1703 after his trip to Europe where he learned shipbuilding techniques. At the ... time, Spain, England and the Netherlands had the best fleets on the oceans and the Shtandart aimed to combine their most outstanding features. The modern ship was built in Saint Petersburg in 1999 by a group of enthusiasts. The project is run by



Malaga-Tangier-Canada freight service exceeds expectations

Ignacio LILLO is transporting high-value technological and industrial products, in addition to fruit and refrigerated foods. After a five-year gap in the service, goods are transported once again by train from Madrid to Malaga Port and from there by ship to



The World makes three-day Banús stop-off


The vessel known as the 'millionaire's cruise ship', spent three days docked in Puerto Banús from Sunday to Tuesday. The cost of an apartment aboard The World varies between one and six million euros, not including travel and maintenance fees. ... The ship has been a regular on the Costa, stopping numerous times in Malaga and Marbella ports since its inauguration in 2002.



Marbella's Puerto Deportivo marina gets ready for cruise ships


The dream of bringing cruise-ship passengers into the centre of Marbella, long held by local politicians and business owners, is close to becoming a reality. The town hall has just signed an agreement with constructors Rivervial for the expansion ... metres to dock close to the Old Town. Currently the landing platform, at around 25 square metres, is too small to safely take extra movement when a cruise ship is offshore and this will be more than doubled. A walkway from the platform, on the sea side



Sky Princess debuts in Malaga

Andrew Forbes

The ship's atrium.PEDRO J. QUERO Malaga has emerged as a popular cruise port-of-call on Mediterranean itineraries, with thousands of visitors discovering the city each year. Princess cruises has a fleet of 19 vessels, with a three further 'Royal ... of Málaga Port Authority, Rosa Sánchez Málaga’s Councillor for Tourism.A. F. Sky Princess has a capacity of 3,500 guests, looked after by an international crew of over 1,400. The ship boasts the latest in guest services technology including



Malaga to host main Mediterranean cruise industry trade fair in 2020

Pilar Martínez

Seatrade Cruise Med, the most important cruise-industry trade fair in the Mediterranean and nearby area, will be held in Malaga in 2020. Bosses from major world shipping companies, representatives of ports and delegates from component industries wi



HMS Echo paid a visit to Gibraltar this week

D. B.

HMS Echo arrived in Gibraltar on Tuesday, and was scheduled to take part in activities in support of Maritime Week. Plymouth-based Echo is the first of two multi-role hydrographic survery ships commissioned by the Royal Navy. The ship was