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MV Cheshire Cargo Not Dangerous

By Vivienne Hughes

(BVI) The Board of Merchant Shipping belonging to the Central Government has guaranteed that the cargo on MV Cheshire poses no threat to dock handlers nor the environment in general. »

Damaged Ship Heads for Motril

By Vivienne Hughes

(MNG) The British cargo ship, MV Cheshire, which suffered a fire in its cargo hold containing fertilizer on the 12th of August off the Canary islands, will be arriving in Motril. »

Child Migrants Arrive in Motril

By David Darby

(ALI) The latest group of sub-Saharan migrants, numbering 33, arrived in Motril at 20.00h last Wednesday. Of these, four have declared themselves as minors, including a young girl. »

Noisy Ferry Solution

By Martin Myall

Ferries are noisy, but out at sea nobody notices, yet tied up at the dock in the early hours, people notice, especially the ones trying to sleep. »

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. »