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Visitors travelling to the TT Races will be able to sail on board the Manxman, the flagship’s first year involved in the annual major sporting event.
Passenger ferry figures for those booked on the Isle of Man Steam Packet sailings for the annual TT are up this year. This will be the first year for visitors traveling for the motorsport fortnight (May 27–June 8) when coming…
Manannan on berthing trials at the new Liverpool terminal, where the seasonal route will connect between north-west England and Douglas; however it won't be open in time for the TT Races.
On Merseyside, the new Isle of Man Steam Packet Co. ferry terminal in Liverpool won’t be open in time for this year’s TT. The £70 million facility at the Princes Half-Tide Dock, where work began in 2019 has been plagued…
The Isle of Man Post Office stamp collection will depict Peel Traditional Boats and will be available starting May 13, 2024
The Isle of Man Post Office has announced the upcoming release of a stunning stamp collection featuring the works of Isle of Man-based artist Nicola Dixon. The collection will depict Peel Traditional Boats and will be available starting May 13,…
The world’s most powerful sailing cargo ship, Berge Olympus, is part of the IOMSR fleet and where Captain Raja Ray, on right, with Gurpreet Sandhu of Berge Bulk are on board the vessel featuring Four WindWings installed on the Newcastlemax bulker. It is the company’s ambition to become carbon neutral by 2025 with use of the cutting-edge technology to reduce fuel and emissions.
The world’s most powerful sailing cargo ship has gone into service under the Isle of Man flag. Berge Olympus, a pionering bulker was officially unveiled in October after its retrofit by Berge Bulk, one of the world’s leading dry bulk…
Toby Brooks (above) deputy director of Isle of Man Ship Registry (IOMSR) is further expanded its operations by appointing a new business development manager, Alexander Christensen to focus on Scandinavia and Northern Europe. The IOMSR is one of the world’s leading registers of ships and super yachts.
A new appointment at The Isle of Man Ship Registry (IOMSR) to further expand its presence in northern Europe, has taken place with a business development manager to focus on the region and Scandinavia. Alexander Christensen, who has a wealth…
A Manx registered cargo ship, the Verity which departed Bremen in Germany bound for Immingham, England, has sank in the North Sea on Tuesday. The search for four missing crew members has been called off by German authorities as the time frame for survival in the cold water has passed.
A 91m cargo ship registered in Douglas, the Isle of Man, the Verity has sank off the German coast on Tuesday (24 Oct) reports Manx Radio. The 2,601 gross tonnes Verity had collided with the larger 190m bulk-carrier Polesie as…
Captain Rakesh Yadav has been appointed by The Isle of Man Ship Registry (IOMSR) to further grow its presence in the Middle East region.
To expand operations, The Isle of Man Ship Registry (IOMSR) is looking forward to further growing its presence in the Middle East with the appointment of a representative for the region. Captain Rakesh Yadav, who has more than three decades experience in…
Isle of Man Director of Harbours, David Gooberman said the King Edward VIII Pier at Douglas would still be used by ferries while the work took place. The 24,161 gross tonnage newbuild Manxman which is almost twice larger than its predecessor, the Ben-my-Chree, currently together operate the Douglas-Heysham route.
A project to upgrade Douglas Harbour on the Isle of Man will according to the boss of the works "protect the infrastructure for the next 50 years". Director of Harbours, David Gooberman said the harbour remained a "critical piece of…
The largest cruise ship to visit the Isle of Man took place today as the Nieuw Statendam arrived in Douglas Bay and follows yesterday's Irish call, also involving anchorage off Dun Laoghaire Harbour.
A Holland America Line cruise ship has become the largest to visit the Isle of Man having anchored in Douglas Bay this morning with over 2,000 American passengers on board. The 99,500 gross tonnage cruise ship Nieuw Statendam had sailed overnight…
An exhibition in Isle of Man is to commemorate the loss in WW2 of the Mona's Queen which was involved in the Dunkirk evacuation.
An exhibition about the Isle of Man Steam Packet's passenger steamer Mona's Queen which was lost at Dunkirk in northern France during WW 2 is to take place on 22nd May. The exhibition writes EnergyFM, is to commemorate the Mona's…
The first cruise ship of the year to visit the Isle of Man, the Spitsbergen is to arrive in Douglas this Sunday, 26th March. The 180 passengers of the cruise ship operated by Hurtigruten, will call as part of ‘British Isles Cruise’ route. Above at the Manx capital, is a fleetmate, Maud which next month as Afloat previously reported, is to visit Waterford when the port's cruise season opens on 28th April.
The Isle of Man is to welcome cruise passengers and generate around £1.7m to the island's economy in what will be a record year in the number of ships calling. The Manx Government's Department for Enterprise says it's expecting 18,000…
Toby Brooks IOMSR deputy director said the dry bulk sector is hugely important to the ship registry.
The Douglas based Isle of Man Ship Registry (IOMSR) has become an associate member of The International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners (INTERCARGO). The organisation represents the interest of quality dry cargo shipowners and provides the forum where dry bulk…
(L-R) The IOMSR's Capt Raja Ray, Peninsula Shipping's Teh Kah Him and vessel captain Madayag Vladimir on the bridge of the chemical tanker Peninsula XI
The fleet of the Isle of Man Ship Registry (IOMSR) is growing and also extending its relationship with the Singapore-based ship owner Peninsula International Shipping PTE Ltd. The latest ship to join the register is the 12,113-tonne chemical tanker Peninsula…
A teenage student, Harry Besley is planning to travel on an 'electric' rigid inflatble boat  (RIB) to locations with a 'Round Britain' tour to promote alternative to fossil-fuelled boats. The project calls to accelerate the need for eBoat charging and for the industry to invest in appropriate boat designs.
A student is to visit the Isle of Man as part of a Round Britain tour using an 'electric' rigid inflatable boat (RIB) rather than a traditional outboard engine. The tour will be a World Record attempt to travel around…
HMS Racehorse: There are more than 2,000 shipwrecks recorded in Manx waters but one has a unique place in maritime history, which would led to the creation of the RNLI. An exhibition with items recovered from the wreck and 3D modelling is on display at Castletown Civic Hall until 30 December.
Around the coast of the Isle of Man which is just shy of 100 miles, there are more than 2,000 shipwrecks recorded but one has a special place in maritime history. In the south of the Island is where the…
A plaque commemorating an Isle of Man shipwreck that proved to be a catalyst in the formation of the RNLI, was yesterday unveiled at Castletown Harbour Office in the south of the Island.
A shipwreck on the Isle of Man which took place two centuries ago that proved to be a catalyst in the formation of the RNLI was yesterday (14th December) recognised with an unveiling of a plaque to commemorate the tragedy.…