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Ben-my-Chree out of service for two weeks

Manannan to take over key daytime services

Daily sailings to and from the Island will be carried out by the Manannan, while the Ben-my-Chree is out of service for two weeks.

The latest changes to the Steam Packet Company's schedule are a further response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

From tomorrow the fast craft is to carry out daytime sailings to and from Heysham - with additional overnight freight services provided by the MV Arrow.

The Ben is out of operation for two weeks, set to return on 29 April.

At this time only passengers with permission to travel back to the Island will be contacted by the Steam Packet, which includes essential workers and returning residents.

Anyone returning must have an official authorisation from the chief secretary.

Refunds are now being offered to anyone affected by the changes.

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