The vessel Norstar, berthed at the Detached Mole, has been engaged to act as a holding barge for the dredged material arising from the dredge of Ocean Village basin.
Weekend Crime Report for 15/11/13 – 17/11/13
1 x report of intentional harassment or distress
In an effort to offer ‘complete transparency’ on the EU Commission’s recently released recommendations for both Gibraltar and Spain following a fact finding mission to the Frontier in September, the Government has released a copy of the Commission’s letter to the Government today, upon the release of their statement on the matter.
The letter reads as follows:
Commenting on the EU Commission’s statement on unlawful frontier checks this afternoon, Minister for Europe David Lidington has insisted that they are making ‘strong recommendations to the Spanish government to improve the situation in Gibraltar’.
Minister Lidington welcomed the announcement of clear recommendations for Spain to improve the functioning of the Gibraltar-Spain border and follow up within six months. Commenting on the matter, he said, ‘Unacceptable border delays of up to four hours continue to impact on peoples’ lives in and around Gibraltar.