Tag: Isle of Man Steam Packet Company

2014 WINTER SCHEDULE STARTS IN NOVEMBER

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Manannan’s final sailing of the 2014 summer season will be her Liverpool service on Sunday, November 2nd, marking the start of the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company’s winter schedule. The winter schedule will see Ben-my-Chree operate two Heysham services per day from Monday to Friday, with Saturdays and Sundays seeing her carry out one […]

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ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET COMPANY ANNOUNCES EXTRA LIVERPOOL SERVICES FOR 2015

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

There will be extra Liverpool services and increased availability of offer fares next year, the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company has confirmed as bookings open for the rest of 2015 at www.steam-packet.com. The Company has announced Manannan will operate 48 additional seasonal Liverpool sailings next year. The schedule also includes extra year-round services to […]

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ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET COMPANY SUPPORTS HEROES ON THE WATER CHARITY LAUNCH

| August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company is supporting the launch of an initiative aimed at providing physical and mental rehabilitation and social reintegration of members of the military, emergency services personnel and anyone who serves the public in uniform, whether paid or volunteer. Heroes on the Water Isle of Man will be launched on […]

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THUNDERBIRDS ARE GO FOR RAMSHACKLE RALLY CHALLENGE WITH STEAM PACKET COMPANY SUPPORT

THUNDERBIRDS ARE GO FOR RAMSHACKLE RALLY CHALLENGE WITH STEAM PACKET COMPANY SUPPORT

| August 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company is supporting four charity fundraisers as they set out on an ambitious journey across Europe in a former taxi with almost 200,000 miles on the clock. Patrick Capelen, Daniel Bougourd, David Forrest and John Forrest have signed up to take part in Ramshackle Valencia Rally 2014, which will […]

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Isle of Man to be showcased at Tour de France Grand Départ

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company is teaming up with Isle of Man Stamps & Coins and the Department of Economic Development to help showcase the Island at the Grand Départ of the 2014 Tour de France in Yorkshire this weekend. On Saturday 5th July the world’s leading cyclists, including Manx sporting legend and […]

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Isle of Man Steam Packet Company supports visit by Band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines

Isle of Man Steam Packet Company supports visit by Band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines

| June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company is delighted to be supporting a rare opportunity to hear the Band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines perform in the Island. The Band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines Collingwood will perform a summer concert at Castle Rushen High School on July 2nd, and there will also be a […]

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Action-packed Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Southern 100 International Road Races anticipated

Action-packed Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Southern 100 International Road Races anticipated

| June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Excitement is growing ahead of the 2014 Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Southern 100 International Road Races. The Company is proud to be headline sponsor of the ever-popular races at the Billown course for the 15th year in a row, and the 2014 ‘friendly races’ look set to be absolute thrillers. Running from July […]

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Isle of Man Steam Packet Company supports Douglas Carnival ‘Best Float’ prize

Isle of Man Steam Packet Company supports Douglas Carnival ‘Best Float’ prize

| June 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Isle of Man Steam Packet Company vessel Ben-my-Chree will help mark the revival of the Douglas Carnival, it has been confirmed. The vessel will sound its horn at 6.30pm on July 19th to mark the return of the popular festivities to the town. Douglas Carnival is making a comeback after more than 15 years away, […]

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Tickets On Sale for Ben-My-Chree Round-The-Island Sunset Cruise

Tickets On Sale for Ben-My-Chree Round-The-Island Sunset Cruise

| June 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

This year’s Ben-my-Chree round-the-Island sunset cruise will take place on Saturday, June 28th. The Ben-my-Chree will depart Douglas at 1900 for a trip of around 4 hours and tickets are now on sale, priced at £26 for adults and £16 for children, including a main meal, non-alcoholic drink and ice cream. The bar will not […]

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Manannan operating on reduced power after damage caused by fishing gear

| June 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Manannan will be operating on slightly reduced power for the remainder of the TT period after ingesting discarded fishing gear which has damaged a shaft bearing on one of her four engines. With the damaged engine operating at reduced power, there may be some slight delays to departure/arrival times as a result of longer crossing […]

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