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Port’s WIFI Coverage

By Vivienne Hughes

According to the Chairman of the Port Authority, Francisco Álvarez de la Chica, Motril Port has the largest, free WIFI area in the whole of the province. »

Nowhere to put Them

By Hugh MacArthur

The 92 immigrants that reached the coast off Motril on Saturday the 17th have had the good luck of finding the holding centres full - they are to go free. »

Successful Naval Visit

By Hugh MacArthur

A total of 8,000 people turned up at Motril Port to see the seven docked warships belonging to the Spanish Navy. »

Motril Naval Open Day

By Martin Myall

Now that the air forces have had a chance to show off, it is the turn of the Spanish Navy, who will be visiting Motril Port on the 16th of June in strength. »

Motril Port Strike

By Hugh MacArthur

You might not be aware of it but there have been nationwide, dock strikes going on, and Motril Port has not escaped this industrial action. »

A Sea Rescue Easter

By Vivienne Hughes

Salvamento Marítimo rescued 52 people, 11 of whom were women, all cramped into a zodiac-type dingy 36 miles of the coast of Granada on Good Friday. It was to be a busy Easter weekend. »

In Detriment of Motril Port

By Martin Myall

The Junta has called on the Central Government not “to restrict” the development of Motril Port and to guarantee equal conditions with the Almeria and Málaga ports. »

Keen but not Successful

By Hugh MacArthur

The Motril Port police arrested the same man twice within a 48-hour period: firstly for forged vehicle documents and secondly for receiving stolen goods. »

Motril’s Fast Ferry Service

By Vivienne Hughes

The ferry company, Armas, is certainly investing heavily in its Motril connection as they have now destined a fast ferry to the port. »

Big Port Plans

By Martin Myall

It was back in 1999 that Motril hatched plans to set up a large industrial estate near the port but only now is it taking place - tenuously. »