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Summaries of recent stories from local Mexican newspapers and websites.

News about cruise ship fees, a marine traffic control tower, downtown improvements, airport standards and ferry crossings.

27 November 06: Carnival Cruise Lines is to pay $700,000 annually to dock in Cozumel, according to a new agreement between the company and the State Port Authority. Reported by Noticaribe.

01 December 06: The State Port Authority will invest $1 million in a new 'Marine Traffic Control Tower' for Cozumel in 2007. Reported by Noticaribe.

02 December 06: Cozumel Airport is on its way to meet international standard ISO 14000, bringing it up to the highest international level. Reported by Noticaribe.

14 December 06: Some 7 million pesos ($670,000) will be spent on 7 projects to improve the downtown image of Cozumel for tourists. Reported by El Quintanarroense.

16 December 06: Ferries will make more crossings between Cozumel and Playa del Carmen during the winter high season to keep up with demand. Reported by Por Esto!.