Tag: Isle of Man Steam Packet Company

Isle of Man Steam Packet Company assists falconer’s ‘flying’ visit to the Curraghs Wildlife Park

Isle of Man Steam Packet Company assists falconer’s ‘flying’ visit to the Curraghs Wildlife Park

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Visitors to the Curraghs Wildlife Park during the last weekend of the Easter school holidays will be able to enjoy stunning falconry displays, supported by the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company. The Ballaugh attraction is welcoming back Phil Gibbons on April 26th and 27th, and the Steam Packet Company is helping out by assisting […]

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Isle of Man Steam Packet Company’s new freight vessel to begin operating

Isle of Man Steam Packet Company’s new freight vessel to begin operating

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company’s latest investment in freight services will begin operating on April 28th. MV Arrow, which has been secured on a long-term charter, will cover for Ben-my-Chree while she undergoes her scheduled biennial overhaul. The overhaul, which will include some of the passenger lounges being refurbished and additional seats being […]

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Isle of Man Steam Packet Company marks retirement of former captain of Manannan

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Isle of Man Steam Packet Company vessel Manannan had a different look on its sailing from Liverpool to Douglas on Friday, 4th April when she flew a United States of America flag to mark the retirement of Captain Thomas Shaw, who commanded the vessel during her time with the US Navy. Captain Shaw officially retires […]

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Unusual passengers on board Isle of Man Steam Packet Company vessel Ben-my-Chree

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company welcomed some unusual passengers on board Ben-my-Chree as part of its support for the Curraghs Wildlife Park. Between March 17th and 19th, the vessel carried a Roul-roul Partridge, two Ring-tailed Lemurs, a Kookaburra and two Dik-diks. The Steam Packet Company is assisting with the transport of the animals, […]

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History-making Darvill Racing team receives Isle of Man Steam Packet Company backing

History-making Darvill Racing team receives Isle of Man Steam Packet Company backing

| February 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company will support the ground-breaking Darvill Racing team this year. The long-established team plans to make history by racing an electric bike alongside conventional machines at the 2014 Steam Packet Southern 100 International Road Races, which are being sponsored by the Company for the 15th year in a row. […]

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Lights, camera, action as Steam Packet Company supports film project

Lights, camera, action as Steam Packet Company supports film project

| February 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company has leant its support to a Manx team involved in a new film project. Eight film crew members travelled to England to shoot ‘Him Upstairs’. The short film is a touching character-led comedy drama about a Liverpudlian psychic, Margaret Conroy. The screenplay was written by Manx resident Sonya […]

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Steam Packet Company supports IOM Four Wheel Drive Club Championship

Steam Packet Company supports IOM Four Wheel Drive Club Championship

| December 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company is sponsoring the Isle of Man Four Wheel Drive Club Trial Championship for 2014. The trials, which have been held annually since 1989, take place on private or Government property, such as quarries, and are tests of skill and manoeuvring, with competitors negotiating a series of 10 gates, […]

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Increase in forward bookings for the Isle of Man Festival of Motorcycling

| November 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Interest in the Isle of Man Festival of Motorcycling is on the increase, with forward bookings for Isle of Man Steam Packet Company sailings up on previous years. The first year of the Festival, which brought together the Manx Grand Prix, all-new Classic TT and other bike events, saw the number of motorcycles carried to […]

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Steam Packet Company confirms title sponsorship of Southern 100

| October 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Southern 100 Racing, organisers of the Southern 100 International Road Races, is delighted to announce that the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company is to continue as the event’s title sponsor for 2014. Also known as ‘the friendly races’, the Southern 100 has a history dating back to 1955, with the Steam Packet Company becoming […]

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Isle of Man International Sea Kayak Symposium

Isle of Man International Sea Kayak Symposium

| October 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

The annual Isle of Man Sea Kayak Symposium ran during the last week in September, and this year attracted over 70 kayakers from the United States, Sweden, Estonia, Finland, Spain, and the UK, as well as some of the growing number of local kayakers from the Island. The symposium is hosted by the adventure sports […]

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