Tag: Manannan

Update on repairs to Manannan & Ben-my-Chree

| June 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Manannan services on Tuesday, June 17th are being cancelled to allow the damage caused to one of her engines by fishing gear during TT week to be repaired. The fast craft had to operate on slightly reduced power for the last few days of the TT festival after ingesting discarded fishing gear which damaged a […]

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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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IOM Steam Packet Company statement – emergency exercise in Liverpool

| October 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

A planned exercise on board Manannan will take place in Liverpool tomorrow afternoon (Saturday, October 19th). The exercise, in conjunction with Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service (MFRS), is scheduled to start at 1300 hours, after Manannan has completed its scheduled Douglas-Liverpool sailing and passengers have disembarked. It is expected that the exercise will take approximately […]

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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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Marshals’ recruitment drive on board Manannan

Marshals’ recruitment drive on board Manannan

| August 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man TT Marshals’ Association will be staging a recruitment drive on board Manannan in the run-up to the Festival of Motorcycling, which gets underway on August 17th and incorporates five events, including the Classic TT and Manx Grand Prix. IOMTTMA representatives will travel on several sailings, starting with the 19:15 Liverpool-Isle of […]

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Book now for discount on Round-the-Island cruise!

| March 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Tickets are now on sale for the 2013 Round-the-Island cruise offered by the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company. Manannan will host the cruise on Sunday, April 7th, and a £5 discount is being offered on all bookings made before March 31st. Manannan will depart Douglas at 11.00am for a cruise of around two hours, […]

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Manannan returns for start of fast craft season

Manannan returns for start of fast craft season

| March 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Manannan returns to service on Friday, March 22 to launch the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company’s spring fast craft schedule. Her first sailing of the season will be the 07.30 to Liverpool, with a return sailing at 11.15. Manannan will primarily service the Liverpool, Belfast and Dublin routes through to the end of the […]

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Steam Packet Passengers generous donations for MGP Helicopter Fund Collection

Steam Packet Passengers generous donations for MGP Helicopter Fund Collection

| February 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Steam Packet Company passengers have raised a fantastic £5,472.13 for the Manx Grand Prix Helicopter Fund. The annual collection is carried out by crew members from the Ben-my-Chree and the Manannan during the Manx Grand Prix period, and the team is keen to express their thanks to passengers for their donations towards the 2012 collection. […]

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FERRY PASSENGERS SUPPORT VITAL RACE CHARITY

FERRY PASSENGERS SUPPORT VITAL RACE CHARITY

| August 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Isle of Man Steam Packet Company passengers visiting the Island for TT 2012 have raised £13,227 for essential medical and rescue equipment used around the Mountain course. Ben-my-Chree and Manannan crew members organised collections during the TT period with the donations collected going to the Rob Vine Fund (registered Charity No 954 (Isle of Man)). […]

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IRISH SUMMER SEASON UNDERWAY

IRISH SUMMER SEASON UNDERWAY

| May 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Steam Packet Company’s Isle of Man summer sailings to Belfast and Dublin are underway, with the 96-metre wave-piercing catamaran Manannan predominantly servicing both routes throughout the season. This is the third year in succession that Manannan has been scheduled and sailings will run throughout the summer until September 30. Marketing and Online Manager Renée […]

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