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#FerryNews- The new ferry terminal planned for Liverpool the IOMToday reports have included images that have been unveiled.

The pictures have been released ahead of a public display in Liverpool this week. A planning application is due to be submitted next month.

The images show that the new building would be glass fronted with a steel frame, with passengers welcomed in English and Manx above the main door.

Infrastructure Minister Ray Harmer MHK said: ’The proposed terminal has been designed to combine a high standard of civil engineering with a high quality building.’

Car passengers will enter from the road currently under construction as part of Liverpool’s city centre connection project, with bus and taxi spaces provided.

Foot passengers will be able to enter along the access bridge, which is at the rear of the Alexandra Tower.

Freight vehicles will wait to board boats in a designated area next to the river.

For more on the development. click here. 

Published in Ferry

William M Nixon has been writing about sailing in Ireland and internationally for many years, with his work appearing in leading sailing publications on both sides of the Atlantic. He has been a regular sailing columnist for four decades with national newspapers in Dublin, and has had several sailing books published in Ireland, the UK, and the US. An active sailor, he has owned a number of boats ranging from a Mirror dinghy to a Contessa 35 cruiser-racer, and has been directly involved in building and campaigning two offshore racers. His cruising experience ranges from Iceland to Spain as well as the Caribbean and the Mediterranean, and he has raced three times in both the Fastnet and Round Ireland Races, in addition to sailing on two round Ireland records. A member for ten years of the Council of the Irish Yachting Association (now the Irish Sailing Association), he has been writing for, and at times editing, Ireland's national sailing magazine since its earliest version more than forty years ago

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