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Ben-my-Chree damage 'not serious'

Steam Packet CEO issues update after last night's crash

The Steam Packet has confirmed both daytime Ben-my-Chree sailings have been cancelled.

It follows a crash in Douglas harbour last night.

The vessel collided with King Edward Pier at around 6.15pm, after stronger than forecast gusts as she was turning.

Nobody was hurt in the incident and inspections on the vessel are being carried out.

An update on this evening's sailing and the overnight return from Heysham will be made at 5pm.

Packet CEO Mark Woodward says early signs suggest the damage caused isn't too serious:

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