Melilla (Spanish Morocco)

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Melilla cruise port

Region
Mediterranean - Black Sea

Local Time
2020-08-06 08:09

min: 75 °F (24 °C) / max: 84 °F (29 °C) 78°F
25.7°C
Wind: 84°/ 4.6 m/s  Gust: 7.1 m/sWind: 84°/ 4.6 m/s  Gust: 7.1 m/sGentle breeze
4.6 m/s
Min / Max Temperature84 °F / 29 °C
75 °F / 25 °C
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Port Melilla (Spanish Morocco) serves mainly ferries from mainland Spain (Motril, Malaga, Almeria). Together with Ceuta, Melilla is one of two Spanish cities in Africa (northwest African coast) classed as autonomous territories of Spain. The largest ferry companies serving Spanish Morocco are BALEARIA, TRASMEDITERRANEA, Naviera ARMAS, FRS Iberia.

Port Melilla (Spanish Morocco) cruise port

In 2013, Port Melilla handled nearly 1 million tons of cargoes, of which mainly general cargo (93%), 35,800 TEU-containers, 146,600 vehicles and 783,595 ferry passengers. Tax-free goods can be purchased in the harbour area.

Ceuta and Melilla were free ports before 2011, when Spain joined the EU. The city has population around 80,000, most of whom are Iberians (Andalusians and Catalonians). Morocco continues to claim both cities, plus Perejil Island and other African territories. Span's position is that Ceuta and Melilla are parts of Spain (not a colony), being established in the 15th century, before Morocco was founded as country (in 710 AD).

The city is served by Melilla Airport with regularly scheduled domestic flights (by Air Nostrum) to Span (Malaga, Madrid, Barcelona, Sevilla, Almeria, Granada, Badajoz), Canary Islands (Las Palmas) and Majorca Island (Palma de Mallorca), Since 2013, Melilla Airlines link to Málaga. Three roads connect Melilla with Morocco but clearance is required when passing through border checkpoints.

Melilla cruise terminal

Melilla Ferry Terminal address is "Terminal de Ferry, Beni Ensar, 52001 Melilla".

Port Melilla (Morocco) cruise ferry port

  • Regularly scheduled ferry services from Melilla to Almeria (travel time 3,5 hours / 5,5 hours / 7,5 hours) are provided by the companies BALEARIA (7 weekly crossings), TRASMEDITERRANEA (7 weekly crossings) and ARMAS (1 weekly crossing).
  • Regularly scheduled ferry services from Melilla to Malaga (travel time 6,5 hours) are provided by the companies BALEARIA (6 weekly crossings) and TRASMEDITERRANEA (7 weekly crossings).
  • Regularly scheduled ferry services from Melilla to Motril (travel time 6 hours) are provided by the company ARMAS (6 weekly crossings).
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