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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. »

Motril Paper Mill

By Hugh MacArthur

Motril is the only town on the coast of Granada that has medium industry; it has the oil-storage plant and it has the paper factory, Torraspapel. »

Port Ferry Drill

By Vivienne Hughes

Motril Port saw an emergency drill for the evacuation of a ferry in distress. This was the second part of a 2-day drill. »

29 Rescued off Motril

By David Darby

A boat carrying 29 people, 27 men and 2 women, all of sub-Saharan origin, was intercepted by the Guardia Civil Coastguard Unit in the early hours of this morning (Saturday 22nd October), and all the occupants taken to Motril Port. »

More Motril Port Success

By David Darby

The Spanish multinational Acerinox is using Motril port to export their products. The Tamarán Shipping Company along with logistics group JSV despatched the first three Acerinox containers from Motril, destined for a client in Switzerland. »

Motril Blade Runner

By Martin Myall

Sorry, but it has nothing to do with that classic film; it's about the giant blades for the windmill generators that pass through Motril Port. »