Algeciras


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Algeciras

(älhāthē`räs), city (1990 pop. 102,079), Cádiz prov., S Spain, in Andalusia, on the Bay of Algeciras opposite Gibraltar. A Mediterranean seaport, it is the main Spanish ferry terminal to North Africa. Fishing and tourism are also important. It was the first Spanish town taken (711) by the Moors. In the naval engagements of July, 1801, near Algeciras, the British defeated the French and Spanish fleets.

Algeciras

a port and resort in SW Spain, on the Strait of Gibraltar: scene of a conference of the Great Powers in 1906. Pop.: 108 779 (2003 est.)
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Yesterday scrap dealer Mohamed Khazzani, 64, in his rundown flat in Algeciras, Spain, broke down as he spoke of his son.
Spain's interior ministry said El-Khazzani had lived with his parents in Algeciras and had been arrested three times for drug-dealing while living there.
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A week before, the police confiscated 822 lbs (373 kilos) of pure cocaine coming into the southern Spanish port of Algeciras.
They believe he boarded a bus at London's Victoria station shortly after the family was found dead and travelled to Paris and through France and Spain before catching a ferry from the port of Algeciras to Tangier.
Summary: Moroccan Interior Minister, Mohand Laenser, and his Spanish counterpart, Jorge Diaz Fernandez, inaugurated, on Monday, two bilateral security cooperation centres, one in the Tangier-Med port and the second in the Algeciras port.
It will link the merchandise shipment between Far East and Europe via transshipment port Algeciras and expand the Evergreen Line's global service network to West Africa.
one" through the creation of centers of police cooperation in the ports of Algeciras and Tangier.
He is now behind bars at Botafuegos jail in the city of Algeciras.
The ship will anchor in Vigo and Algeciras ports in Spain, Tanja Port in Morocco, Palermo Port in Italy, Port Said in the Arab Republic of Egypt and then to head for Jeddah Port in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) via the Suez Canal and the Red Sea.
LUSTENAU, Austria, August 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- IDENTEC SOLUTIONS, the global-leader in industrial active RFID and sensor based technology and solutions, announced today that Total Terminal International Algeciras (TTI Algeciras), the container terminal operator of Hanjin in Southern Spain, has gone live with an innovative new Real Time Locating System from IDENTEC SOLUTIONS, for the tracking and control of containers.