The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company provides freight, passenger and vehicle services between the port of Douglas and four ports in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
The aim is to provide consistent services with convenient and fast crossing times and to offer a wide range of promotional fares to the travelling public.
Fastcraft and conventional vessels make up a modern fleet providing high levels of on-board service.
The routes which the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company operates are: Isle of Man to Heysham – year-round service; Isle of Man to Liverpool – year-round service; Isle of Man to Belfast -seasonal service only; Isle of Man to Dublin – seasonal service only; A year-round service for passengers, vehicles (including coaches) and freight operates between Heysham and the Isle of Man.
Twice daily services are operated by the Ben-my-Chree (pictured). A year round service for passengers and vehicles operates between Liverpool and the Isle of Man. Fastcraft vessels provide twice daily sailings from April to the end of October with a crossing time of 2 hours 30 minutes.
In Winter a service is operated at weekends. Services for passengers and vehicles to Dublin and Belfast are operated by fastcraft up to three times weekly between Easter and September, with a crossing time to both ports of 2 hours 50 minutes.
In line with their recent rebranding of their logo, the 1st Class has changed to the Manannan Premium Lounge and the Blue Riband to the Manannan Executive Club.