Latest News Headlines
On-Air Now
Listen Live

No injuries in Ben my Chree incident, says Steam Packet

Tue, 08 Feb 2011

Ben my Chree arriving in Douglas
Ben my Chree arriving in Douglas

The Steam Packet Company says none of its passengers were hurt during yesterday's incident at Heysham.

The Ben my Chree made a heavier than usual contact with the dock whilst berthing in Heysham.

A freak gust of wind of around 60 knots struck the vessel whilst it was docking.

Sailings were delayed whilst an inspection was carried out to ensure the Ben was safe to sail.

The Steam Packet says passenger safety is its main priority, but apologises to passengers for the delay


Subscribe to get Energy FM News direct to your mobile device

You can get Energy FM News delivered direct to your mobile device using one of the following methods.

  • In the Apple News App on iOS search for Energy FM IOM and then just add it to your favourites
  • In the Google News & Weather App just search for Energy FM and then add us as a customised section
  • If you use an RSS Reader then just add our feed to your app, click here for our news RSS feed