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Transport (inc Motoring) news & information for Gran Canaria

British merchant ship adrift off Gran Canaria shores
Transport Tue, Aug 15, 2017

British merchant ship adrift off Gran Canaria shores

A CARGO ship loaded with ammonium nitrate is floating adrift off the coast of Gran Canaria with no crew, coastguard watchers report. The , which has a British insignia, was abandoned yesterday (Monday) when smoke began...

First points loss driver jailed for four months
Transport Fri, Nov 3, 2006

First points loss driver jailed for four months

40 year old Miguel Medina González, the first Spanish driver to lose his driving licence since the introduction of the points scheme last July, was jailed for four months yesterday by a judge at Gran Canaria court...

Transport Fri, Jul 16, 2004

55 immigrants intercepted off Fuerteventura coast

Two boats with 55 immigrants onboard were intercepted yesterday by the Guardia Civil off the coast of Formentera. The first boat, containing 29 people from Mali and one person from Gambia, all adult men, was detected...

Transport Sat, Mar 27, 2004

Military withdraw C-212s from service

The Head of the Gando military air base near Telde, Pedro Abad, confirmed yesterday that ten C-212 Aviocars have been withdrawn from service following concerns raised about their safety by the pilots themselves, backed...

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