A massive floating hulk that will house 500 migrants has arrived in the UK this morning for a refit ahead of going into service next month as part of a government plan to tackle the Channel small boats crisis.
The enormous 306-foot-long Bibby Stockholm could be seen this morning being towed into port in Falmouth, Cornwall, after arriving from Genoa, Italy.
The 50-year-old vessel has previously been used to house the homeless and asylum seekers in Europe, as well as having been used as accommodation for off-shore workers.
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