GIBRALTAR WELCOMES RHIB BAN BY SPANISH GOVERNMENT

A news release from the Gibraltar Government on13th July reported that Gibraltar welcomes the decision of the Spanish Cabinet to ban Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats (RHIB).   These types of boats (commonly referred to as RHIBs) are of the type frequently used by drug smugglers.  RHIBs were banned in Gibraltar in 1995 and have been prohibited imports since then.  Spanish authorities have also pledged to increase co-operation with their Gibraltarian and Moroccan counterparts to track criminals evading working between the 3 territories.

https://www.gibraltar.gov.gi/new/sites/default/files/press/2018/Press%20Releases/420-2018.pdf

http://www.gibraltarolivepress.com/2018/03/27/spain-to-ban-the-rhib-in-attempt-to-hinder-drug-smugglers/

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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