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Harbour passenger numbers fall

Wed, 18 Apr 2012

The number of people using Douglas harbour fell significantly in February.

The amount of passengers passing through the port fell by almost 2000, around 9% of last February's total.

Vehicles saw a drop of more than 9%.

The Steam Packet's Liverpool and Birkenhead service saw numbers fall by nearly 15%, whilst there were over 100 fewer passengers on the Heysham route.

The figures, published this morning, include the Steam Packet's services and visiting cruise ships.



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