The Gibraltar Port Authority’s strategy is to build on Gibraltar’s unique geographical position and provide a vital link between all shipping stakeholders in order to deliver the best possible service to visiting ships in a safe and efficient operating environment.
All operational matters including navigational safety and the smooth running of the Port are overseen by the CEO and Captain of the Port .
The Port Authority’s main functions are:
Monitoring and control of all vessel movements in British Gibraltar Territorial Waters in support of port operations and navigational safety;
Provision and monitoring of port security including provision of security controls within restricted and controlled zones;
The licensing of Port operations;
Search and Rescue in BGTW;
Pollution prevention and response;
Monitoring and control of ship-to-ship and bunkering operations within BGTW.