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Yet more Isle of Man Steam Packet sailings disrupted by weather

24th November, 2009

THE stormy weather has forced the Steam Packet to cancel sailings of the Ben My Chree to Heysham today (Tuesday).
With severe gales lashing the Irish Sea, the 8.45am Douglas to Heysham sailing and the 2.15pm return were cancelled.

The 7.45pm Douglas to Heysham sailing and the 2.15am return tomorrow (Wednesday 25th) have also been cancelled.

A Steam Packet spokesman added: 'Current forecast indicates possible disruption to the 8.45am to Heysham and the 2.15pm from Heysham on Wednesday.

'The captain will make the final decision 7.15am on Wednesday.'

The following sailings are subject to probable disruption/cancellation:

Douglas to Heysham 08.45 Tuesday;
Heysham to Douglas 14.15 Tuesday;
Douglas to Heysham 19.45 Tuesday;
Heysham to Douglas 02.15 Wednesday.

Manx Independent Carriers assure customers that we will be doing our utmost to deliver backlogged freight and would ask everyone to bear with us at this busy time of the year.

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