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Petition for competition on ferry routes

An online petition’s been set up calling for Douglas Harbour to be opened up to competition, just days after a would-be rival to the Steam Packet was told it couldn’t use the linkspan bridge.

Ellan Vannin Line has also announced it’s censoring certain words and phrases on its Facebook page after potentially libellous posts from people alleging corruption.

The petition on petitionbuzz.com has attracted more than 600 signatures since it was started on Monday.

Chief Executive of Ellan Vannin Line Kurt Buchholz says he’s seen the petition, although he doesn’t know who launched it:


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