The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company is advising of a severe weather forecast which will cause disruption to Viking sailings on Saturday 9th August 2008.
To enable a service between Douglas and Liverpool to operate the sailing schedule has been amended for Saturday morning. The Douglas to Liverpool 07:30 sailing will now be departing at 05:00 and the Liverpool to Douglas return 11.15 sailing will depart at 09.00.
The Douglas to Liverpool 15:00 sailing will be delayed until 18:00 and the 19.00 Liverpool to Douglas return sailing will be delayed until 22:00.
Saturday 9th August Douglas / Liverpool Schedule is as follows:
Douglas to Liverpool 05:00
Last Check in - passengers with Cars 04:15, Foot Passengers 04:35
Liverpool to Douglas 09:00
Last Check in - passengers with Cars 08:15, Foot Passengers 08:35
Douglas to Liverpool 18:00
Last Check in - passengers with Cars 17:15, Foot Passengers 17:35
Liverpool to Douglas 22:00
Last Check in - passengers with Cars 21:15, Foot Passengers 21:35
Affected customers are currently being contacted to be advised of the alteration to services.
Ben-my-Chree and Snaefell sailings are anticipated to operate as scheduled
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company reservation staff can be contacted on 01624 661661 (Isle of Man), 0871 222 1 333 (UK) and 1800 805055 (Republic of Ireland).