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Ben-my-Chree: Repairs completed and sailing again

Fri, 13 Feb 2015

Repairs have been completed to the Ben-my-Chree's propeller system and the boat is now sailing again.

Last night the vessel got into difficulty as it made its way into Douglas Harbour.

Passengers were stuck on the boat for four hours - engineers then spent the night and this morning working to get it back up and running.

Sailings today will run with a delay - so passengers are being asked to look for their new check-in times.

Steam Packet chief executive Mark Woodward says it's difficult to identify what caused the problem: 


  • Mark Woodward

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