Tag: Isle of Man Steam Packet Company

Isle of Man Steam Packet Company launches TT Magic Moments competition

Isle of Man Steam Packet Company launches TT Magic Moments competition

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company has launched an online competition to celebrate the magic of the world-famous Isle of Man TT road races. The Company is asking fans to share their best photos of the iconic TT festival on its Facebook page, so people around the world can see the action and atmosphere […]

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Steam Packet Company continues support for road racing heroes Conor Cummins and Dan Kneen

Steam Packet Company continues support for road racing heroes Conor Cummins and Dan Kneen

| May 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

With the 2014 Isle of Man TT in full swing, the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company is celebrating its continued support of two leading Manx road racers. Conor Cummins and Dan Kneen have both been supported by the Company in recent years, receiving assistance with their travel to off-Island race events and commitments. That […]

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sle of Man Steam Packet Company TT 2015 bookings experience first day increase of 41%

| May 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The first day of Isle of Man Steam Packet Company bookings for the 2015 TT saw a substantial increase compared with last year, with almost 7,000 passengers booked to travel in just 10 hours. The Company started taking reservations at 8.30am on Bank Holiday Monday (26th May), and by 6.30pm more than 2,500 bookings had […]

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Isle of Man Steam Packet Company supports Snaefell climb in aid of MIND charity

Isle of Man Steam Packet Company supports Snaefell climb in aid of MIND charity

| May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

A group of friends will finish a year-long fundraising effort in the Isle of Man next month, with support from the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company. David Glover, Brendan Storch and James Beasley, from the Hull and Beverley areas of the UK, have taken on a series of challenges to raise money for mental […]

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£1.6M Ben-my-Chree overhaul progressing well

£1.6M Ben-my-Chree overhaul progressing well

| May 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Isle of Man Steam Packet Company vessel Ben-my-Chree is on schedule to return to service on Wednesday (21st May) following a £1.6 million overhaul and refurbishment. The 12,500 tonne ship, which has served the Island for 16 years, went into dry dock at the end of April for her regular biennial ‘service’. The work at […]

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Steam Packet Company springs into action to assist Milntown garden development

Steam Packet Company springs into action to assist Milntown garden development

| May 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company has lent its support to a project to develop the grounds and gardens at historic Manx estate Milntown in Lezayre. The charitable trust which looks after the estate, once the home of Manx martyr Illiam Dhone, is working with UK Garden Designer Richard Lucas to redevelop the grounds, […]

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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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