Isle of Man Steam Packet Company vessel Ben-my-Chree is due to return to Manx waters next week following the completion of her scheduled statutory biennial overhaul.
The 12,500 tonne ship, which has served the Island for 18 years, has been in dry dock for three weeks for her scheduled ‘service’. The work has included a technical overhaul as well as refreshing some of the passenger areas, including refurbishments to the seating, general decor and lighting in the Executive, Niarbyl and Premium lounges
During the overhaul MV Arrow has maintained freight services whilst fast craft Manannan has operated scheduled passenger services to Heysham, Liverpool and Belfast.
Ben-my-Chree is due to return to Douglas by Tuesday 3rd May and will return to service on Wednesday 4th May.