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P&O vessel ruled out of TT 2016

Lack of vessel could mean cut in passenger capacity

The Steam Packet Company has officially confirmed the P&O Express won’t be bringing visitors to and from the Island next TT.

Chief Executive Mark Woodward says the vessel has been returned to her owners by P&O, meaning she won’t be available for charter next year.

He’s warning that could mean a significant cut in passenger capacity during the Island’s busiest fortnight.

But he says finding an alternative vessel for just two weeks a year in advance will be a difficult job.

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