Master Ernest Garcia
had the privilege to meet HRH Prince Edward The Earl of Wessex during
his royal visit to Gibraltar, in commemoration of the Queen’s Diamond
HRH Prince Edward took the opportunity to visit
GibDock, where a medical ship is currently undergoing it's refit as part
of a CSR project. Peter
Hall, in charge of the refit & delivery of the ship for the Vine
Trust, detailed the work as well as updating the Prince on the ship's
progress and its intended work on Lake Victoria.
Master Ernest Garcia is the Chargehand for this project and is in
charge of the Steel Department.
GibDock Chief Executive, Joe Corvelli said
“When I was approached by the Vine Trust I was only too happy to offer
GibDock’s services in connection with this worthy cause.
I hope that this vessel will become a link between Gibraltar and
the communities it goes on to serve”.
Master Ernest Garcia had the opportunity to
speak to both The Earl and Countess of Wessex at a reception hosted by
the Hon Fabian Picardo. He
said that both were very down to earth and were very attentive when
Master Ernest explained how the Gibraltarian community is in involved in
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