Maritime related entries

16 Apr 2020 / Gibraltar

With regard to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and, with immediate effect, the local authorities will allow for all maritime related personnel to attend vessels at Gibraltar subject to compliance with the following information being supplied to the below mentioned parties at least 24 hours in advance:

  • Name of the vessel attending
  • Name of the individual and purpose of visit
  • Expected time of duration on-board the vessel
  • Place of residency
  • Will the individual be returning home or sailing with the vessel?
  • Has the individual attending been at sea or in any other jurisdiction in the past 14 days?

The above information is to be sent for HM Government of Gibraltar’s Office for Civil Contingencies, Borders and Coastguard Agency (BCA) and Gibraltar Port Authority:
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]

Any changes to a vessel’s programme (day of arrival) needs to be communicated to the above addresses.

The above process will also cover maritime related personnel crossing the Gibraltar/Spanish border.

For those wishing to travel to Gibraltar, via the Gibraltar International Airport, the BCA will issue the shipping agent with an Immigration Pre-Clearance letter. The agent is then to forward the letter to the shipping company, ensuring that the individual travelling to Gibraltar has the document in their possession before making their way to Gibraltar.

(For further details and updates, as well as information about operations in Gibraltar, contact GAC Gibraltar at [email protected])

Source: Gibraltar Port Authority Port Circular No.10 of 2020 dated 15 April 2020

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