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Introducing Manxman artists: Ellie Baker

Mixed media artist Ellie Baker, uses acrylic, oil pastel and coloured pencil to create abstract landscapes. What name do you go by for your art business (name or business name)? Ellie Baker How long have you been a practicing artist? About 15 years. What media do you work in? Acrylic mainly, often with the addition […]

Environmentally-friendly travel with the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company is dedicated to making travel greener. With the introduction of Manxman next year with its state-of-the-art hybrid engine, travelling with the Steam Packet will be greener than ever. We encourage residents and visitors alike, to choose travel with a conscience, and were delighted to welcome Luke Adebiyi and […]

A celebration of travelling by ferry

We are delighted to welcome Abby Penlington, Director of Discover Ferries, as our Guest Blogger, to tell us a bit more about the launch of the ferry industry campaign Big Ferry Fortnight. Discover Ferries is the industry body representing 13 ferry operators in the British Isles, including the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company, which […]

Typhoon season

Manxman prepares for a challenge Typhoons hit South Korea 7 times per year on average, between April and November, but this typhoon is expected to be the strongest since records began. The shipyard has well-rehearsed emergency procedures in place to deal with Typhoons and has prepared Manxman and other vessels in the dockyard to weather […]