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What wages will new shipping line pay?

A union representative says he's unsure about wage rates which are to be offered by a new shipping company.

The Ellan Vannin Line plans to have a freight service up and running by October, with a passenger service due to follow in time for TT next year.

Captain Kurt Buchholz, the man behind the firm, presented his plans at a public meeting on Friday.

One of those who attended was Chris Bowen, who's chief officer on the Ben-my-Chree and liaison officer for the union Nautilus.

He told Manx Radio wages are a concern:

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