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Vlore Port, Albania

Vlore Port, Albania

The port of Vlore in Southern Albania. This Adriatic port is mainly famous as the centre for people smuggling from Eastern Europe into Italy. In the late 90s the evening used to be rent by the noise of powerful outboard engines as the smugglers set off for Italy which is about 40 miles across the

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Used to be Marine Superintendent for a ro/ro ferry which traded Otranto - Vlore & Igonomitsa Greece(most probably spelt wrong) in the early 90's, the return run to Otranto she had on board normally around 100 passengers whose paperwork shall we say would not live up to close scrutiny, we used to take them back to Vlore where their reception from the Albanian authorities was less than friendly.

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