On Air Alex in The Afternoon Alex Brindley | 3:00pm - 5:30pm

Dredging required for new Liverpool ferry terminal

Facility now not expected to be complete until July 2021

Dredging is required in the development of a new ferry terminal in Liverpool.

Infrastructure Minister Ray Harmer has confirmed the position following an update on the project in Tynwald.

The news came after a delay was announced to the work, which is set to cost a total of £38 million.

It's now set to be completed by 21 July, 2021.

Mr Harmer says there are many complicated facets to the construction:

More from Isle of Man News