Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Announces Successful 2023 Statistics


The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company (IOMSPC) is confirming final 2023

passenger statistics show the highest number of passengers and vehicles carried

since 2007, TT’s 100th anniversary.


In 2023, the Company transported 623,037 passengers and 196,430 vehicles. In

comparison, in 2007 the Company transported 632,942 passengers and 197,745



The numbers show growth over 2022’s figures which saw the Company’s vessels

carrying a total of 595,390 passengers and 192,928 vehicles. The statistics show

continued growth in passenger figures post-Covid-19 Pandemic and reflect a

positive trend for the Company to build on going forward.


Brian Thomson, Managing Director, commented: "We are delighted to share the

Company's 2023 statistics. The high volume of passengers and vehicles carried is

a testament to the ongoing commitment to improving services across the

Company. In 2023, we refurbished Manannan and brought Manxman into service.

Looking ahead to 2024 we have further improvements currently underway on

Manannan including improved children’s play area, a larger retail space and other

facilities to improve the passenger experience. We’re also looking forward to

bringing the Isle of Man Government’s new Liverpool terminal online. As a

Company we’re not resting on our laurels, we’re determined to grow passenger

numbers even further."