By Cathy Elelman • 09 January 2020 • 14:53
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THE number of passengers taking ferries between Almeria port and North Africa increased by two per cent in 2019 to 951,710.
More than half travelled during the summer months; 264,000 people travelled in August alone.
More than 50 per cent of passengers were on ferries between Nador in Morocco and Almeria and a further 35 per cent were on Almeria-Melilla services.
The number of vehicles getting on and coming off ferries at the provincial capital port totalled 229,012 last year, 4.7 per cent more in 2018.
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Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.
Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.
Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.
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