Coronavirus Information

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread in several countries and the situation has our fullest attention. The safety of our customers and employees is our top priority. We have confirmed that amendment fees will be waived for the time being until 30 April to allow passengers to book alternative services later in the year. Some passengers who have booked non-refundable special offers for travel in the shorter term may wish to cancel and obtain a refund and the Company will in these special circumstances consider written/email applications for a refund. Read more here

Please be aware that any passenger intending to arrive on the Isle of Man after 0630am on Friday 27th March must hold an authorisation issued by the Chief Secretary to confirm that the passenger is a person who is required to perform specific essential work on the Isle of Man.  Authorisation requests must be made 24 hours prior to the intended date and time of travel by contacting [email protected]  Read more here.

TT 2020 NOTICE: The Isle of Man Government has confirmed that TT 2020 has been cancelled. Read more here.

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Main Characteristics

Steam Packet Ben My Chree Main CharateristicsYear built: 1998
GRT 12504
NRT 3751
Service speed: 19 knots
Length overall: 125.2 metres
Breadth: 23.4 metres
Draught loaded: 5.6 metres
Passengers and crew: 666
Vehicles: 275
Freight: 1235 Lane Metres

Main engines: 2 x MAK
Propulsion power: 2x4320 KW Diesel
Built by Van der Giessen de Noord, Rotterdam

Undoubtedly one of the most reliable vessels in the Company’s history, our conventional ferry Ben-my-Chree offers comfort and convenience at a more leisurely pace.  

For additional privacy and comfort, book an en-suite cabin and enjoy complimentary tea and coffee-making facilities and a TV to keep you entertained throughout the sailing. Take advantage of the opportunity to get your head down for a couple of hours so you arrive refreshed for your onward journey. Ben-my-Chree operates daily sailings from Heysham. Just sit back and relax in a choice of comfortable seating areas as you sail.  


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