El diario Sur, en su versión en inglés, recoge la información publicada anteriormente sobre el abandono de embarcaciones en puertos deportivos.
"The economic crisis has created yet more victims on the Spanish coast. These are abandoned boats, left to their fate by their owners mostly foreign who find themselves unable, for one reason or another, of meeting the considerable costs involved. The Asociación Nacional de Empresas Náuticas (ANEN or national association of nautical businesses) has revealed that there are an estimated 10,000 abandoned boats in Spanish marinas, a situation that has led the ports that are privately owned to ask the government for regulations to help deal with the problem. The alliance of marinas on the western Costa del Sol and in Malaga have estimated that currently they have 35 abandoned boats in their port areas. According to information from the Marinas de Andalucía Asociación de Puerto Deportivos y Turísticos de Andalucía, which represents 90 per cent of the private marinas in Andalucía and over 60 per cent of the total berths available, Cabopino is the marina with the biggest problem. It has 11 abandoned boats, all of them motor launches with 27 horsepower, belonging in large part to foreign owners…".