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Emeraude France Arrives at Douglas

Photographs  Alex McCormac 2007

IMO number :8903703
Name of ship :EMERAUDE FRANCE
Call Sign :8POW
Gross tonnage :3012
Type of ship :Passenger/Ro-Ro
Year of build :1990
Flag :Barbados
Status of ship :In Service

EMERAUDE FRANCE of Maritime Charter Sales, Douglas arrives on the Isle of Man for the first time on March 29. This fine sequence of shots shows the 74m Incat approach the harbour and retreat again to allow SUPERSEACAT TWO to enter on her morning sailing from Liverpool. She then followed her into the harbour, berthing at Edward Pier. She has been chartered to the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company to provide cover for the collision damaged sister vessel SEA EXPRESS I. EMERAUDE FRANCE is expected to dry dock on Merseyside for refit before entering service with the Steam Packet later this season.

 

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