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Steam Packet says maintenance is essential

Fri, 10 Jan 2014


Passengers are set for further disruption later this month as the Ben-my-Chree undergoes repair work.

One of the boat’s stabilising fins is damaged as a result of prolonged use in the bad weather.

To assess and fix the damage the vessel will be put into dry dock on January 17th.

Mannanan will be brought in to cover passenger services and a freight ship will also be chartered.

Steam Packet chief executive Mark Woodward says the work is necessary:

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