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A cruise liner has boosted tourism across North Wales after being diverted to Anglesey. The Ocean Countess set off from Liverpool on Tuesday afternoon. But just hours after leaving port, an electrical failure hit the ship near the Isle of Man, and it was forced to dock in Holyhead.
The Ocean Countess set sail from Liverpool on Tuesday and was diverted to Anglesey after losing power that night. It was heralded on Merseyside, as the first liner to start its voyage from the city's new cruise terminal. ITV Granada has more details.
Holyhead's expected to play host to 20 cruise ships this year - but it wasn't expecting to host the 800 passengers of the liner Ocean Countess.
When the Countess hit electrical problems after sailing out of Liverpool earlier this week she put into port at Holyhead - and they set about making a virtue out of a problem, ferrying hundreds of people round North Wales rather than the trip to Edinburgh they were expecting.