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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Spain's Civil Guard at Algeciras port has imposed new regulations, without prior notice, on MREs leaving the port.MREs driving cars with temporary plates have been surprised by Spanish authorities asking them to pay 31% of the car's value.
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Lucrecio Fernandez, Government delegate in Andalusia isited the Algeciras port, its the civil protection service center , and health services.
Major organization : PRESIDENCIA DE LA AUTORIDAD PORTUARIA DE LA BAHA DE ALGECIRAS
In Algeciras, some ferries left more than 30 minutes after their scheduled departure due to the large volume of vehicles.Officials anticipated the large influx of MREs, and there were no incidents reported in connection with the delays at Algeciras.
Contract notice: electrical maintenance of medium voltage, low voltage, exterior lighting and other electrical receivers of the port authority of the bay of algeciras
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