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Engineers begin work on Ben-my-Chree's propeller issue

Tue, 17 May 2016


Engineers will begin work on the Ben-my-Chree today in a bid to fix an "unexplained vibration" which is coming from the propeller. 
 
The boat will spend the next two days in dry dock - the Steam Packet Company has described the process as a  "precautionary inspection". 
 
Contingency plans are in place to cover the vessel's absence - it's hoped it will return to service on Thursday morning.
 
Chief executive Mark Woodward says due to the close proximity of the TT period the boat must be reliable: 

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