Yesterday the Chief Minister, Fabian Picardo, visited the World Travel Market at the ExCeL London exhibition centre.
John Ghio, Deputy Captain of the Port, recently spoke at the 39th Argus Fuel Oil Summit held in Miami.
A statement follows below:
The event offered the opportunity for over 150 participants to engage with key market professionals across the fuel oil, bunker fuel and VGO industries in this part of the world. Industry experts were also able to discuss about what the first year of IMO2020 compliance might look like.
John gave a short presentation on Bunkering in Gibraltar and touched on the regulatory framework in place, the evolution of the Port’s Bunkering Code of Practice and the implementation of the IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap and also LNG Bunkering.
Manuel Tirado, CEO and Captain of the Port was delighted that John had been invited to speak at this particular event which, once again, demonstrated the importance of Gibraltar within the global bunkering community.
Minister for the Port, the Hon Gilbert Licudi QC MP added that events such as these offered Gibraltar a perfect platform to showcase its many marine services and was also a valuable tool in continuing to promote Gibraltar Plc.
In celebration of their 20th anniversary, the Office of the Public Services Ombudsman has released a booklet and stamp. Booklets will be distributed to the public at the Piazza next Tuesday.
The Governemnt has said the statement from Keith Azopardi on the tax treaty with Spain is legally flawed and politically dishonest.
Unite the union has today expressed its concern at what it describes as an “influx of cowboy companies” operating in the construction industry.
The GSD say they have been warning for months that the Treaty "was bad for jobs and bad for business".
The Government has said the Chief Minister, Fabian Picardo, will extend his weekly community meetings beyond No 6 Convent Place to include locations across Gibraltar.
The Chief Minister Fabian Picardo flew to London yesterday where this week he will be hosting events around Gibraltar Day.