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New vessel will 'usher in new standard' for ferry travel

Construction of Manxman underway

The managing director of the Steam Packet claims a new flagship vessel will usher in a new standard of ferry travel.

Construction is underway on the Manxman, which is expected to start operating in 2023.

She will replace the Ben-my-Chree with the project costing around £78m. 

Brian Thomson says the new boat will be an exciting upgrade:

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