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Bad weather triggers further disruptions to freight

Mon, 23 Dec 2013

The bad weather currently hitting the UK is having a major impact on freight deliveries to the Island.

Storm force winds of up to 80 miles per hour are forecast for tomorrow - leaving sailings later today and tomorrow in doubt.

It follows disruption at the end of last week, which saw crossings cancelled and a number of containers stranded at Heysham.

Manx Independent Carriers says it's working hard to bring fresh food and parcels to the Island.

However, chairman John Quaye says the current forecasts could set things back again:


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