Isle Of Man Ferry

“I couldn’t believe it”: Ferry employee travels 500 miles to help passenger who missed the bus on vacation

A Wightlink ferry employee has been hailed as a hero after traveling more than 500 miles to save a passenger’s vacation. Hilary Spink had missed her coach in Portsmouth after traveling from Ryde to the Isle of Wight and returned home in tears thinking she had missed her long-awaited vacation. …

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New ferry ramp opens, luxury 50th anniversary PopSocket logo appears in Disney Springs, and more: Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disney Springs photo report 12/18/21

Hello, buddies! We start our day at the Transportation and Ticket Center, so tie your laces and let’s go. The new ferry launching ramp is now in use at the TTC. Guests without a stroller or wheelchair can use the ramp to go upstairs. This ramp is a much more …

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Christmas travel chaos as thick fog significantly disrupts Isle of Man ferries

Heavy fog over the Irish Sea resulted in ferry cancellations between the Isle of man and Lancashire, causing serious disturbances Christmas travelers. Weather prevented the Ben-my-Chree from docking safely in Heysham on Saturday and Sunday noon, forcing the boat to return to Douglas on both days. Meanwhile, the ferry sailing …

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piece from 1979 to be placed under the keel of the new vessel |

Print and digital download photos available A piece from the Isle of Man will fulfill a centuries-old tradition and rest under the Steam Packet Company’s new ship, the Manxman, when it is built in South Korea next year. A keel piece is considered a symbol of good fortune and is …

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A man convicted of fraud and misuse of justice

The investigation began when Veterans UK, part of MOD’s Commercial Defense Services in Blackpool, raised concerns about the pension of a veteran who may have died and was still being paid. It was reported to the Ministry of Defense police (MDP) and Portsmouth officers furthered the investigation into suspect Michael …

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Ferry companies are reporting a boom in duty-free shopping by passengers looking for bargains

Ferry operators have seen a boom in duty-free sales since the restrictions were lifted, according to industry body Discover Ferries. This year’s reintroduction of duty-free shopping on board has led to a surge in pre-Christmas sales, with passengers enjoying discounted festive gifts and drinks on services to the Republic of …

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Climate Change Act Gets Royal Assent

Legislation committing the Isle of Man to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 has received Royal Assent. The 2021 Climate Change Act sets out the legal framework for planning, monitoring and reporting the reduction in greenhouse gas emissions needed to achieve net zero. This is the time when emissions from human …

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High pressure rises this week after a stormy night for the Scottish islands

There are big north-south differences with our UK weather for Monday morning and it continues this week. The high pressures accumulate from the south bringing more stable conditions, not too cold and sometimes very mild, like today. Further north we start with wild weather for the Northern Isles, a yellow …

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Travelers to Ireland from Britain Advised to Take Covid Tests for Five Days | Ireland

People traveling to Ireland from Britain will be asked to perform daily lateral flow tests for five consecutive days after arrival, the Irish government said Thursday evening. The tests will add to the recently announced requirement that travelers to the republic must undergo a PCR test or negative lateral flow …

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Bulletin 14 – December 2021

Errors in transit declarations from Great Britain In Bulletin 1 – January 2021, HMRC reminded you of the obligation to declare a transit office in departure declarations from January 1, 2021 once the UK has become a contracting party to the Common Transit Convention (CCT). For goods in transit, comply …

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