Latest Gibraltar News

Oil leak from ship off Gibraltar affects fishing, beaches

Sep. 21, 2022 07:51 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Teams are working to mitigate the impact of a new oil leak from a partly sunken cargo ship in Gibraltar that has affected fishing and bathing in both the British territory and in a town in nearby Spain, officials said Wednesday. The Gibraltar Port authority said the...

Live updates: Charles back in London as king; queen mourned

Sep. 09, 2022 15:48 PM EDT

BOGOTA, Colombia — Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela offered condolences to the United Kingdom on Friday following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, the longest reigning British monarch. Queen Elizabeth II’s death was headline news in several Latin American countries. ...

Gibraltar to reopen port after ship fuel spill emergency

Sep. 07, 2022 12:26 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Gibraltar authorities said Wednesday the Rock's port would partially reopen later in the day following the removal of most of the oil from a stricken ship that collided in its bay area last week. The government said in a statement that some operations at the port...

Gibraltar says some fuel still leaking from stricken ship

Sep. 02, 2022 12:47 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Gibraltar said Friday some heavy fuel continues to seep from a damaged and partly sunken bulk carrier ship off its shore. The government said that despite Thursday's sealing efforts to halt a slick, small amounts were still leaking Friday. In a...

Gibraltar confirms leakage of fuel from stranded cargo ship

Sep. 01, 2022 14:43 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — A small amount of heavy fuel oil has leaked from a bulk carrier ship stranded since colliding Monday with another ship near the Bay of Gibraltar, authorities said Thursday. The Captain of the Gibraltar Port said the leak is “fully under control.” Authorities...

Cargo ship beached after collision in Bay of Gibraltar

Aug. 30, 2022 08:22 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Gibraltar authorities said Tuesday that a cargo ship has been beached to prevent it from sinking after it collided with a liquefied natural gas carrier in the Bay of Gibraltar. A government spokesman said that the situation was under control and the ship was not in...