M H Bland

Strength in Unity


Established in Gibraltar by Marcus Henry Bland in 1810, MH Bland & Co. Ltd. has a long and unrivalled history and tradition in maritime commerce. Today, this heritage is firmly upheld alongside a vision for the future as the company’s spheres of activity grow within marine and tourism sectors.


MH Bland Port Agency is the market leader and is central to the Group’s wider marine interests. We are a member of the Multiport Ship Agents Network and comply with its stringent membership codes. The Agency is particularly active in handling cruise liners. With offices in Gibraltar, Algeciras and Ceuta we are ideally placed to service our clients; whatever their needs or the location in the Strait of Gibraltar.

MH Bland Marine Services operates a fleet of harbourcraft, tugs and barges to deliver provisions and lubricants to vessels calling at Gibraltar port. Activities include container handling, vehicle transhipment, bulk cargoes, salvage and the delivery of ships stores to vessels in the bay.


Calypso Tours operates a fleet of coaches providing excursions around Gibraltar and Southern Spain and complements the interests of our Port Agency, Travel Agency, the Cable Car and Dolphin World excursions.

The Cable Car is a unique tourist attraction that forms an integral part of Gibraltar’s tourist infrastructure. The company built and opened this facility in 1966 and operates a self-service restaurant and souvenir shop at “The Top of the Rock” station.

MH Bland Travel Services complements the shipping Agency’s activities in servicing the cruise line industry by specialising in the sale of cruise holidays within a fully-fl edged I.A.T.A. Travel Agency. As well as offering a complete range of holiday services, this highly experienced team manages a successful Cruise Club
for local and expatriate residents of the region.

Full Contact Details

Cloister Building Market Lane

Tel: 20012700


Chairman: John A Gaggero: 20012707

Deputy Chairman: George Gaggero: 20012703

Finance Director: Alexander Sorrell: 20012706

Director: Ian Penfold: 20012708

Director Marine Services: Chris Wood: 20012785

Director Transport & Travel: Henry Catania: 20012739

Human Resources Manager: Maribel Bossino Pincho: 20012702

Financial Controller: Alison Gabay: 20012709

Marketing Manager: Mandy Gaggero: 20012705

HSSE Manager: Paul Setter: 20012782

Projects Executive: Alexia Pecino: 20012799



Chief Cashier: Robert Porro: 20012725

Accounts General Office: 20012710

Port Agency

Shipping General Office: 20012777

Mobile Urgent After Hours: Duty Clerk: 58283000

Email : agency.gibraltar@mhbland.com

Calypso Tours

General Enquiries: 20012730

Transport Supervisor: 58281000

Fax : 20047935

Email : calypsotours@mhbland.com

M H Bland Travel Services & Cruise Club

General Enquiries: 20012750

Manager: Elizabeth Adnett: 20012755

Fax : 20079244

Email: travel@mhbland.com


Cable Car

Top Station Manager: Fernando Valdivielso Gomez: 20012745

Top Station Supervisor: 20012740

Bottom Station Control Room: 20012761

Mons Calpe Suite (Top of the Rock)

General Enquiries: 20012745

Email: events@monscalpesuite.com


M H Bland Marine Services

Director Marine Services: Chris Wood: 20012785

Mobile: 58282000

Operations 24 Hrs: 20012780

Warehouse: 20012783

Luboil Operations: 20012781

Logistics Manager: Brian Pizarro: 20012784

Fax : 20076920


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