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Diamant Arrives on Merseyside

Photographs  C.J. Lawrenson & Ian Collard 2006

Following winter lay-up at Tilbury after the winding up of Sea Containers Hoverspeed in October 2005 and a subsequent refit DIAMANT arrived on Merseyside on May 24 for her charter to the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company to provide additional TT Festival Capacity. She remained on the stage for most of the day before departing the stage and heading across to NSL Birkenhead around 20:23. Most of her sailings are will be on the Heysham - Douglas route.

Views taken by Ian Collard shows DIAMANT heading for NSL Birkenhead around 20:25 on May 24.

IMO number:9135884Name of ship:SEACAT DIAMANT
Call Sign:IBQCGross tonnage:4305
Type of ship:Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo ShipYear of build:1996
Flag:ItalyStatus of ship:In Service
Registered owner:HOVERSPEEDAddress:Marine Parade, Dover UNITED KINGDOM
Ship manager:HOVERSPEEDAddress:Marine Parade, Dover UNITED KINGDOM

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