Tag: Isle of Man Steam Packet Company

Final ferry statistics reveal busiest TT since 2007

| June 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Final ferry passenger figures for TT2014 show a significant increase of 7.5% in the number of motorcycles that visited the Island, making it the busiest festival since the Centenary TT in 2007. Statistics from the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company reveal it will have carried 12,050 motorbikes and 36,800 passengers to the Island between […]

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Ride-On Motortours and the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Celebrate Long Relationship

Ride-On Motortours and the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Celebrate Long Relationship

| June 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company and leading TT tour organiser Ride-on MotorTours have celebrated working together on 15 tours bringing motorcycle race fans to the home of road racing. Rob and Dafne de Jong of Ride-on MotorTours have quite a story to tell about the Isle of Man, the TT and the Manx […]

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Steam Packet in buoyant mood for Douglas Carnival

| June 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company is to sponsor the Best Float category in the Douglas Carnival. This will see the winner come away with a £500 cash prize, runner-up with £300 and third place with £200. In addition the Steam Packet’s Ben-my -Chree will sound its horn at 6.30pm on Saturday July 19th […]

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Steam Packet Company continues Marshals’ discount scheme for 2014

Steam Packet Company continues Marshals’ discount scheme for 2014

| June 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Marshals who attend both the TT and Festival of Motorcycling during 2014 will again have their ferry travel discounted by the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company. The discount scheme was introduced in 2008 to support the Isle of Man TT Marshals’ Association and encourage more marshals to volunteer for both motorcycling events. In addition […]

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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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