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Sanchez, P.  "The reception of the Mermoz in the harbour of Marseille: Analysis of the logistics costs of the disembarkment of a cruise ship," Espaces (Paris), 2000, No. 177, 40-43

Costs for the disembarkment of the passengers of the Mermoz cruiser at Marseille, France, during 1999 are described. Average costs/passenger were FF 240, including piloting into the harbour, harbouring taxes, new food and water supplies, waste removal, security, replacement of crew, medical costs for crew, transport of passengers and their luggage to and from Marseille, and hire of local hostesses.