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Increased ferry terminal costs 'worrying, but worth it'

New Steam Packet MD says securing Liverpool route is vital

The excessive cost of the new ferry terminal in Liverpool is worrying but will be worth it to secure the future of the Merseyside route.

That's the view of the Steam Packet Company's new managing director after it was announced an additional £13.8m is needed for the project.

It takes the spend to more than £52m - the construction is being overseen by the Department of Infrastructure rather than the ferry operator.

But Brian Thomson says all Manx residents have a right to be concerned:

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