Tag: Isle of Man Steam Packet Company

Steam Packet Company launches photo competition

Steam Packet Company launches photo competition

| October 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

The hunt is on for the perfect photograph to appear on the front cover of the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company’s 2014 brochure. A competition has been launched inviting people to submit their photos showing the beauty of the Isle of Man or featuring the company’s vessels Ben-my-Chree and Manannan Budding photographers can post […]

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New student offer as Isle of Man Steam Packet Company bookings open for 2014

| October 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company has introduced an offer for students which will allow them greater choice when travelling to and from the Island. The student offer was announced as bookings for travel in 2014 opened, alongside more than 900,000 special offer seats available during the year. Students in full-time further and higher […]

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Isle of Man Steam Packet Company secures freighter on long-term charter

Isle of Man Steam Packet Company secures freighter on long-term charter

| October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company has chartered freighter MV Arrow from Seatruck on a long-term basis. The agreement includes an option to purchase, should this be necessary. The charter of MV Arrow provides the Island with a long-term back-up for its vital freight services, as well as guaranteed additional capacity to help grow […]

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Isle of Man Steam Packet provides Pelican crossings

Isle of Man Steam Packet provides Pelican crossings

| September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company has provided its own Pelican crossing, assisting a zoo breeding programme. On Tuesday, Ben-my-Chree welcomed on board an unusual passenger, a Great White Pelican from the Curraghs Wildlife Park, which was heading for its new home in Blackpool Zoo. In a few days, one of Blackpool’s Pelicans will […]

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Isle of Man Steam Packet Company annuonces autumn tourism initiative

Isle of Man Steam Packet Company annuonces autumn tourism initiative

| September 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company, in conjunction with Isle of Man Tourism, has launched a campaign highlighting the Island as a holiday destination for motorcycle fans this autumn. The campaign is targeting bikers throughout September, and includes a prize draw offering the winner a two-night stay in a Sleepwell Hotel, with free return […]

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Isle of Man Steam Packet is ‘purrfect’ partner for animal charity

Isle of Man Steam Packet is ‘purrfect’ partner for animal charity

| September 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company has come to the aid of an animal charity bringing food to the residents of the Mann Cat Sanctuary in Santon. Staff from the Liverpool-based Carla Lane Animals in Need charity asked the Steam Packet Company to assist with a ‘mission of mercy’, and were overwhelmed when they […]

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3.9 million passengers, 1.1 million cars and 15 years of loyal service to the Isle of Man

3.9 million passengers, 1.1 million cars and 15 years of loyal service to the Isle of Man

| September 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Isle of Man Steam Packet company vessel Ben-my-Chree has marked 15 years’ service, during which time she has carried the equivalent of the Island’s population 45 times over and enough freight to reach from Douglas to Liverpool and back more than 20 times. Built for the Steam Packet Company at the Van der Giessen de […]

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Festival of Motorcycling attracts record number of motorcycles to Isle of Man

Festival of Motorcycling attracts record number of motorcycles to Isle of Man

| September 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Festival of Motorcycling brought a record-breaking number of motorcycles to the Isle of Man for its two-week period, official figures from the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company have shown. The fortnight-long Festival incorporated the Manx Grand Prix, celebrating its 90th anniversary, Classic TT and a number of other biking events. […]

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Steam Packet Company goes the extra mile for Douglas food and craft fair

Steam Packet Company goes the extra mile for Douglas food and craft fair

| August 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company pulled out all the stops to ensure the hugely popular Continental Food and Craft Fair went ahead in Douglas. The fair, featuring an array of products from across Europe, opened in Castle Street and Marina Road on August 24 and remains open until September 1, providing an extra […]

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Steam Packet Company supports Manx Basking Shark Watch

Steam Packet Company supports Manx Basking Shark Watch

| August 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Isle of Man Steam Packet Company is proud to announce its sponsorship of a satellite tag to help Manx Basking Shark Watch in its conservation work. The Manx Basking Shark Watch, a Manx Wildlife Trust charity project, has been studying local basking sharks since 2005. Satellite tagging is a significant area of its research, with […]

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