Tag: Steam Packet Company

Fast craft season ends

| November 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Steam Packet Company’s 2013 fast craft season drew to a close on Sunday (November 3rd), with Manannan’s final Liverpool service. 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 Heysham and one Birkenhead sailing on each day, as […]

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Steam Packet Company teams up with PDMS to deliver an improved online reservation system

| November 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company’s online booking system will be offline for a few days next week as the Company takes the first step in future-proofing its website and reservations system and improving the customer experience. The changes begin with the website being transferred to Isle of Man-based PDMS, having previously been operated […]

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Generous ferry passengers boost MGP Helicopter Fund

Generous ferry passengers boost MGP Helicopter Fund

| October 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Steam Packet Company passengers have raised another fantastic £6,150.89 for the Manx Grand Prix Helicopter Fund. The annual collection is coordinated by crew members from Ben-my-Chree and Manannan on all sailings during what is now known as the Isle of Man Festival of Motorcycling, and the team would like to thank ferry passengers for their […]

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Sisters make emotional visit to Mona’s Queen Memorial in Port St Mary

Sisters make emotional visit to Mona’s Queen Memorial in Port St Mary

| August 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Two sisters whose family was evacuated from Europe by Mona’s Queen during World War Two made an emotional visit to the Island to see the resting place of the ship’s anchor. Three weeks before the ship was lost at Dunkirk, the family of sisters Anita Turpin and Cecilia Duggan were among many rescued from Belgium […]

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TT festival collection raises almost £14,000 for Rob Vine Fund

TT festival collection raises almost £14,000 for Rob Vine Fund

| July 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

A Director of the Rob Vine Fund has praised the fantastic generosity of passengers on board Steam Packet Company vessels during this year’s TT after they donated almost £14,000 to the charity. Rob, who hailed from Dover in Kent, was a regular TT competitor, who lost his life at Black Dub during the 1985 Senior […]

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Steam Packet Company assists IoM Cycling squad on way to Island Games

| July 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man’s bid for cycling supremacy at next month’s Island Games in Bermuda is being supported by the Steam Packet Company. A van carrying the Isle of Man Cycling Association’s 25 bicycles will be shipped to Liverpool on-board Manannan on July 8th – prior to the bikes being flown to Bermuda – and […]

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Nedbank Private Wealth announced as new on-board lounges sponsor for Steam Packet Company vessels

Nedbank Private Wealth announced as new on-board lounges sponsor for Steam Packet Company vessels

| April 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company is pleased to announce leading wealth management company, Nedbank Private Wealth, as the new sponsor of its on-board lounges for 2013 and 2014. Nedbank Private Wealth, headquartered in Douglas, is a trusted brand across the UK, Channel Islands, UAE and South Africa, with a long and well-respected heritage. […]

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Additional sailing to meet increased demand for Isle of Man Festival of Motorcycling

| March 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

An additional sailing has been scheduled for the new Isle of Man Festival of Motorcycling this summer, with motorcycle bookings at this point up 25% on last year’s forward bookings position for the Manx Grand Prix. The Festival, which encompasses the new Classic TT, the MGP, the 2 Day and Classic Trials and the VMCC […]

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Steam Packet Company welcomes Heysham M6 link road

| March 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company has welcomed news that the M6 to Heysham link road has received the green light. Construction of the link road is expected to start this summer following approval from the UK Secretary of State for Transport after a lengthy planning and public inquiry process. It is scheduled to […]

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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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