Book direct for the best fares. Construction is due to start in the middle of next year, with delivery scheduled for spring 2023. Unit prices and legal measures for alcohol on Manx shores will be discussed by MHK's this week. Once the new ferry enters service, the registry team will continue to provide advice and regulatory oversight. The Steam Packet Company are looking for a Senior Master to help oversee a planned new company vessel. Steam Packet considers new ferry options. The Steam Packet Company is looking for a new Senior Master. It's believed the Ben my Chree may become the back-up vessel in the fleet with the new ship taking her place. The team will also advise on any novel design features to ensure compliance with international conventions. From the registry’s side there is a lot more involvement when you are dealing with a new-build compared to flagging an existing ship. 'At Berge Bulk we consider our Flag Administrations as partners and value the support and services we get from IOM very highly', Claus Jensen - Technical Director, Berge Bulk Maritime Pte, 'MX Bulk are delighted to maintain their long standing working relationship with the Isle of Man Ship Registry. You can get Energy FM News delivered direct to your mobile device using one of the following methods. It's believed the Ben my Chree may become the back-up vessel in the fleet with the new ship taking her place. Its fleet already includes the Ben-my-Chree and the Steam Packet Company’s wave-piercing high-speed catamaran, Manannan. “It is the Company’s first new-build vessel in 23 years, so it is an exciting project for the Steam Packet Company and the Isle of Man. A mother and son from Pulrose have been committed to a Court of General Gaol Delivery over drug-dealing allegations. The BBC has announced it will pay for free TV licences for some over-75s on Island from the beginning of next year. If Condor could order a vessel that had room for 350 cabin berths (Clipper has 160) and decent onboard public rooms that'd be perfect. The Isle of Man Steam packet have announced a proposal to replace the BEN-MY-CHREE by 2020/21 with a new 140m long vessel designed to carry around 800 passengers. It was a busy weekend for the Island's Fire and Rescue Service which dealt with three separate incidents over the last two days. It's thought the person chosen will oversee a planned new company vessel. A new Diesel Electric Hybrid ferry being built for the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company will be flagged with the Isle of Man Ship Registry, extending a longstanding relationship between the two Manx organisations. He said: “The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company is less than a mile down the road from our office and we have always had a good working relationship. Do you live on the Isle of Man? Founded in 1830 as the Mona's Isle Company and in 1832 renamed Isle of Man Steam Packet Co. An advert placed by the Packet notes that the successful person will "assist with the successful delivery of the new company vessel and manage that vessel for the foreseeable future. It will also need to be capable of tolerating winter weather conditions in the Irish Sea when sailing between Douglas and Heysham, Lancashire. So that you are presented with the information most relevant to you we have tailored some of the information on our homepage based on your location. Police are looking into a reported theft from an Island church. The number 1 ranking in the Paris MoU Annual Report is richly deserved and a testament to their professionalism and dedication. We are very pleased to see that continuing with this new vessel. YES NO. IOM Steam Packet now have the benefit of having the Manx Government as shareholders. The Steam Packet Company are looking for a Senior Master to help oversee a planned new company vessel. It's thought the person chosen will oversee a planned new company vessel. The company initially operated passenger services from Douglas to Liverpool. If you use an RSS Reader then just add our feed to your app. An advert placed by the Steam Packet says the successful person will "assist with the successful delivery of the new company vessel.". The Steam Packet says the process of finding the right yard to build the next Steam Packet ferry is continuing. “It is the Company’s first new-build vessel in 23 years, so it is an exciting project for the Steam Packet Company and the Isle of Man. 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The Steam Packet Company announced in July that it had signed a contract with South Korea’s Hyundai Mipo Dockyard for a purpose-built roll-on/roll-off passenger (RoPax) vessel. Once in service, the Ben-my-Chree will be retained as a back-up vessel, enhancing security of the Steam Packet Company’s passenger and freight links, and providing increased capacity during major annual events such as the Isle of Man TT and Classic TT. A Diesel Electric Hybrid power system will be one of a number of features aimed at making the new ship as environmentally efficient as possible. A Ramsey woman has been banned from the roads for three years after admitting drink- driving. The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company operates ferries to/ from Heysham, Liverpool, Belfast & Dublin. @leannelily18. An advert placed by the Steam Packet says the successful person will "assist with the successful delivery of the new company vessel." From the registry’s side there is a lot more involvement when you are dealing with a new-build compared to flagging an existing ship. ... More from Isle of Man News. Trivia London-based design and engineering consultancy Houlder has been appointed to act as technical advisor during the design and build process. Criminal damage to a restaurant in Douglas is now being investigated by authorities. By Leanne Cooke The Steam Packet Company is looking for a new Senior Master. Three new cases of Coronavirus have been detected on Island. Chris Martin, a Senior Surveyor at the Isle of Man Ship Registry, said the registry’s role will include liaising with the Steam Packet Company, its chosen classification society Lloyd’s Register, and the shipyard during the build. When that vessel enters service it is planned that BEN-MY-CHREE will be relegated to providing backup duties as third ship to the new vessel and MANANNAN. The new ship will replace the firm’s conventional ferry, Ben-my-Chree, offering considerably more passenger space, enhanced on-board facilities and greater freight capability. Our experience of new-build commercial vessels puts us in a great position to provide support throughout the construction process and beyond.”. Applicants for the positions should have new build or shipyard experience and be able to travel to wherever the vessel is being built.”, Subscribe to get Energy FM News direct to your mobile device. The Isle of Man Ship Registry is one of the world’s leading registers of ships and super yachts.