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Storm Thwarts Voyage

By Louise Powell

The replica of the Spanish carrack, Nao Victoria, has had to turn back to Almería Port to shelter from the storm that is lashing the Mar de Alborán. »

Sailing Ship Docks in Motril

By Louise Powell

The majestic, 5-mast sailing ship, Royal Clipper docked yesterday at Motril Port for the second time this year. »

Brit & Poles Arrested

By Hugh MacArthur

A British man and three Poles were arrested aboard their yacht when it was found to have three tonnes of hashish on Board. The arrest was part of a FRONTEX operation entitled Indalo. »

Melilla Ferry Fare Discount

By Louise Powell

The shipping company FRS has announced a 10% discount on their ferry operating between Motril and Melilla. »

Masquerading as Minors

By Hugh MacArthur

Many of the immigrants that are landed in Motril Port declare themselves as unaccompanied minors, and as they have no ID, it is difficult to prove otherwise. »

Positive Rail Viability Study

By Martin Myall

The University of Granada has carried out a technical study and concluded that a Motril-to-Granada train connection is possible. »

Going Home to Russia

By Hugh MacArthur

The Maritime Authorities have given permission for the skelton crew of the freighter Zapolyarye to be reduced from 15 to eight. Nearly half the crew can go home at last , therefore. »

A Tale of Two Ships

By Martin Myall

There were two pieces of news in the regional press yesterday about ships; in the one case a luxury yacht and in the other a Russian freighter. »

Motril Port Open Day

By Louise Powell

Motril Port will have its Open Day on the 13th of this month including a chance to go aboard a Spanish Navy corvette. »

New Holding Centre for Port

By Vivienne Hughes

The Central Government has given the go ahead for a new immigrant-holding centre in Motril within the port confines in the eastern dock area. »

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