Ferry crossings affected by bad weather

Passenger and car ferries between Tarifa and Tangier have been temporarily suspended today, Sunday, due to heavy seas and winds up to force 6. Some ferries between Algeciras and Ceuta and Tangier have also been cancelled due to the weather.

Three police officers arrested in Algeciras drugs bust

Two Guardia Civil officers, one National Police officer and two Spanish citizens of Moroccan origin have been arrested in Algeciras in connection with the smuggling of hashish into Spain via the port of Algeciras.

Drugs haul in Algeciras

Officers from the Agencia Tributaria (Inland Revenue) have intercepted a boat carrying 4.5 tons of hashish and have arrested three crew members on charges of crimes against the public health. The boat, the Phoenix III, was intercepted ten miles off Algeciras. The source and destination of the drugs is not yet known.

Search continues for missing fisherman

A search is continuing for a man who disappeared on Sunday while fishing between Tarifa and Punta Carnero in Algeciras, Cádiz province.

11 tons of hashish seized in Algeciras

National Police officers and agents from the Inland Revenue have arrested five people and seized 11 tons of hashish as part of an operation against a drugs trafficking network based in the Murcia region.

900 kilos of drugs intercepted in Algeciras

Police in Algeriras have detained two 21 year old youths and confiscated 900 kilos of hashish in the latest operation against drugs trafficking in the area.

Man dies in fire in Algeciras

A fire early this morning in an apartment block in Algeciras has claimed the life of a 69 year old man.

High-speed ferry crossings cancelled

There are no high-speed services between Ceuta and Algeciras today due to force seven winds and heavy seas. Acciona, Euroferrys, Buquebús España, Balearia and FRS have all cancelled their scheduled crossings for today.