MIC News https://www.mic.co.im Latest articles from MIC Sun, 16 Dec 2018 01:03:13 +0000 en-us We're 32 years old! https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/we-re-32-years-old- Mon, 30 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/we-re-32-years-old- Vehicle fleet upgrade. https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/vehicle-fleet-upgrade- Mon, 16 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/vehicle-fleet-upgrade- Over width loads movement https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/over-width-loads-movement Wed, 11 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/over-width-loads-movement St Georges win unprecedented 3rd Grand Slam https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-in-the-community/st-georges-win-unprecedented-3rd-grand-slam St Georges win the Hospital Cup to complete an unequaled 3rd Grand Slam in their 100th year since founding Mon, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-in-the-community/st-georges-win-unprecedented-3rd-grand-slam Oversize tank load for IOM Creamery https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/oversize-tank-load-for-iom-creamery Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/oversize-tank-load-for-iom-creamery TT Access Bridge https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/tt-access-bridge- Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/tt-access-bridge- New trailer fleet https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/new-trailer-fleet MIC order for 10 new trailers Mon, 10 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/new-trailer-fleet IOM Fire Service training facility https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/iom-fire-service-training-facility Manx Independent Carriers provide unrivalled service for delivery of new facility. Mon, 11 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/iom-fire-service-training-facility Campaign for Steam Packet to sail from Fleetwood again https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/campaign-for-steam-packet-to-sail-from-fleetwood-again Business man organises petition for Isle of Man Ferries to return to Port of Fleetwood Mon, 13 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/campaign-for-steam-packet-to-sail-from-fleetwood-again Vans more important than ever to the UK economy https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/vans-more-important-than-ever-to-the-uk-economy Manx Independent Carriers add 27th Ford Transit to van fleet Mon, 13 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/vans-more-important-than-ever-to-the-uk-economy Manx Independent celebrate 30th Anniversary https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/manx-independent-celebrate-30th-anniversary Manx Independent Carriers celebrated their 30th Anniversary with a reception at Douglas Rugby Club on Wednesday 10th March Mon, 14 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/manx-independent-celebrate-30th-anniversary Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from all the team at Manx Independent Carriers. https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-in-the-community/merry-christmas-happy-new-year-from-all-the-team-at-manx-independent-carriers- Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from all the team at Manx Independent Carriers.<br/><br/> <br/> Tue, 22 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-in-the-community/merry-christmas-happy-new-year-from-all-the-team-at-manx-independent-carriers- New additions to our fleet https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/new-additions-to-our-fleet Major investment for Isle of Man Fleet Tue, 15 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/new-additions-to-our-fleet Don't leave your Christmas Deliveries too late! https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/don-t-leave-your-christmas-deliveries-too-late- With less than 2 weeks until the big day, don't leave your online shopping until the last minute Tue, 15 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/don-t-leave-your-christmas-deliveries-too-late- Liverpool 2 taking shape. https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/liverpool-2-taking-shape- Following delivery of the giant container handling cranes, the first of two berths at Liverpool2, within the Seaforth Container Terminal, is due to officially open by the end of the year. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/liverpool-2-taking-shape- We're 30 Years Old https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/we-re-30-years-old Manx Independent Carriers celebrate their 30th Anniversary Wed, 04 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/we-re-30-years-old Guernsey's government wants 'legal' protection for ferry links https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/guernsey-s-government-wants-legal-protection-for-ferry-links Mon, 20 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/guernsey-s-government-wants-legal-protection-for-ferry-links Snoozebox for IOM TT Festival 2015 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/snoozebox-for-iom-tt-festival-2015 Manx Independent Carriers deliver the Snoozebox portable hotel for TT 2015 Thu, 14 May 2015 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/snoozebox-for-iom-tt-festival-2015 St Georges win Canada Life Premier League for 10th time. https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-in-the-community/st-georges-win-canada-life-premier-league-for-10th-time- The Champions are at it again, Geordies clinch their 10th League title Mon, 27 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-in-the-community/st-georges-win-canada-life-premier-league-for-10th-time- Happy New Year 2015 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/happy-new-year-2015 Manx Independent Carriers wish all our customers a Happy New Year Mon, 05 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/happy-new-year-2015 Ice Skate Isle of Man 2014 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/ice-skate-isle-of-man-2014 Manx Independent Carriers are pleased to have been chosen once again as the preferred carrier for delivery of the Ice Skating Rink to be situated at Tynwald Mills this Christmas. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/ice-skate-isle-of-man-2014 Christmas Delivery Tips https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/christmas-delivery-tips We at Manx Independent want to make sure that you receive your Gifts in time for Christmas, please check our tips to ensure that you are not disappointed. Tue, 11 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/christmas-delivery-tips Christmas Opening Hours 2014 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/christmas-opening-hours-2014 Manx Independent Carriers Christmas Opening Hours Tue, 11 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/christmas-opening-hours-2014 Manx Independent celebrate 29 years in business https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-in-the-community/manx-independent-celebrate-29-years-in-business Manx Independent Carriers celebrate 29 years in business since the company was founded on 4th November 1985 Tue, 04 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-in-the-community/manx-independent-celebrate-29-years-in-business Delivery of new trailer https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/delivery-of-new-trailer Manx Independent Carriers are pleased to announce the delivery of their new Powder Tank trailer Tue, 14 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/delivery-of-new-trailer Football results: Manx triumph against Ireland in Dublin https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/football-results-manx-triumph-against-ireland-in-dublin The Isle of Man Squad representing England played their Irish opposition in a weekend friendly in Dublin Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/football-results-manx-triumph-against-ireland-in-dublin Manx Mountain Bike Club End to End Challenge 2014 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-in-the-community/manx-mountain-bike-club-end-to-end-challenge-2014 Manx Independent Carriers are pleased to have been chosen as the preferred supplier of transport services to the 2014 End to End Challenge. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-in-the-community/manx-mountain-bike-club-end-to-end-challenge-2014 Manx Inflation falls for August 2015 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-falls-for-august-2015 Manx Inflation falls for August Mon, 08 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-falls-for-august-2015 Manx Independent deliver 4G Network https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/manx-independent-deliver-4g-network Manx Independent Carriers deliver the equipment for the Islands new 4G mobile network Mon, 08 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/manx-independent-deliver-4g-network Manx Independent Job Vacancy https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/manx-independent-job-vacancy Manx Independent Carriers have a job vacancy for a CUSTOMER SERVICES SUPERVISOR Tue, 19 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/manx-independent-job-vacancy Depot operating times for Festival of Motorcycling https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/depot-operating-times-for-festival-of-motorcycling We would like to make all our customers aware of road closures on the TT course during the Festival of Motorcycling. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/depot-operating-times-for-festival-of-motorcycling Geordies win Eric Fletcher Charity Shield https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/geordies-win-eric-fletcher-charity-shile St George's got their 2014-15 campaign off to a trophy-winning start by clinching the Eric Fletcher Charity Shield again Mon, 11 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/geordies-win-eric-fletcher-charity-shile Mannanan engine problems go on longer than expected. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/mannanan-engine-problems-go-on-longer-than-expected- The Steam Packet plans to get Mannanan running on full power again have suffered a setback. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/mannanan-engine-problems-go-on-longer-than-expected- Manx Inflation slightly up for June https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-slightly-up-for-june Manx Inflation increase for June 2014 Tue, 08 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-slightly-up-for-june Isle of Man Flower Festival https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-in-the-community/isle-of-man-flower-festival The 2014 Isle of Man Flower Festival is being held during the first week of July. Churches and Manx National Heritage sites will be taking part in this spectacular display. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-in-the-community/isle-of-man-flower-festival Donation to Hospice https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-in-the-community/donation-to-hospice Manx Independent and Douglas Golf Club support Hospice Isle of Man Mon, 30 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-in-the-community/donation-to-hospice Steam Packet enjoy best TT period since 2007 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-enjoy-best-tt-period-since-2007 The Steam Packet have had their best TT period for travel since 2007, the centenary year. Wed, 25 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-enjoy-best-tt-period-since-2007 We now spend £7k a year shopping on the internet https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/we-now-spend-7k-a-year-shopping-on-the-internet Islands survey reveal 7k average spend per household on the internet. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/we-now-spend-7k-a-year-shopping-on-the-internet Snoozebox TT Portable Hotel update. https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/snoozebox-tt-portable-hotel-update- Manx Independent Carriers are pleased to have been chosen once again as the designated carrier for the Snoozebox Portable Hotel for this years 2014 Isle of Man TT. Tue, 20 May 2014 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/snoozebox-tt-portable-hotel-update- Isle of Man Football Squad win FA Inter League Cup https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-in-the-community/isle-of-man-football-squad-win-fa-inter-league-cup The Isle of Man will play European football next season after winning the 2014 FA Inter-League Cup at the Bowl on Saturday afternoon. Tue, 13 May 2014 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-in-the-community/isle-of-man-football-squad-win-fa-inter-league-cup Ben My Chree due back in service Wednesday 21st May https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ben-my-chree-due-back-in-service-wednesday-21st-may Ben my Chree sailings resume Wednesday 21st May Tue, 13 May 2014 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ben-my-chree-due-back-in-service-wednesday-21st-may The Mona's Queen anchor memorial service will take place on May 29 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-in-the-community/the-mona-s-queen-anchor-memorial-service-will-take-place-on-may-29 The Mona's Queen anchor memorial service will take place for the third year running at Port St Mary's Kallow Point at 6.30pm on May 29 Wed, 07 May 2014 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-in-the-community/the-mona-s-queen-anchor-memorial-service-will-take-place-on-may-29 MV Arrow's replacement on Dublin - Heysham route https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/mv-arrow-s-replacement-on-dublin---heysham-route Seatruck Ferries will be launching a larger 14,000 tonnes freight vessel on the Dublin Port-Heysham route following the charter of the MV Arrow to the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company. Tue, 06 May 2014 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/mv-arrow-s-replacement-on-dublin---heysham-route Isle of Man FA Cup semi-final https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-in-the-community/isle-of-man-fa-cup-semi-final Geordies through to FA Cup Final Mon, 31 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-in-the-community/isle-of-man-fa-cup-semi-final Manx Independent assist Stray Dogs Charity https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-in-the-community/manx-independent-assist-animla-charity A death sentence hanging over stray dogs in Romania has prompted a team of animal lovers in the Isle of Man to send aid to help them. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-in-the-community/manx-independent-assist-animla-charity Isle of Man Football squad in Inter League final https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-football-squad-in-inter-league-final Island squad win semi final beating Humber Premier League 2-1 Wed, 26 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-football-squad-in-inter-league-final Pallex grows European Network https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/pallex-grows-european-network The Group network's most recent figures show an overall pallet volume increase of 22 per cent Wed, 12 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/pallex-grows-european-network Manx Inflation falls in February https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-falls-in-february Manx inflation down by 0.2 % Mon, 10 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-falls-in-february Eddie Stobart Logistics sells to IOM Company https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/eddie-stobart-logistics-sells-to-iom-company Stobart Group sells stake in its iconic truck brand to focus on biomass energy and Southend Airport<br/><br/> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/eddie-stobart-logistics-sells-to-iom-company Walter Edmundson (Haulage) Ltd celebrates 80 years in business. https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/walter-edmundson-haulage-ltd-celebrates-80-years-in-business- Founded in 1934, Walter Edmundson (Haulage) Ltd is 80 years old this year and still trading. Tue, 18 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/walter-edmundson-haulage-ltd-celebrates-80-years-in-business- No Channel Island to France sailings in 'foreseeable future' https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/no-channel-island-to-france-sailings-in-foreseeable-future- There will be no Condor ferries between the Channel Islands and France for the foreseeable future, union representatives insist.<br/><br/>French crew staged an unofficial walkout Thursday 6th February and have not returned to work. Mon, 10 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/no-channel-island-to-france-sailings-in-foreseeable-future- Work on Heysham to M6 Link Road officially gets underway https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/work-on-heysham-to-m6-link-road-officially-gets-underway- The leader of Lancashire County Council set construction of the 124 million Heysham to M6 Link Road officially underway during a ground-breaking ceremony on Monday 3rd February. Mon, 10 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/work-on-heysham-to-m6-link-road-officially-gets-underway- Manx Independent sponsor new Local Sport supplement https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-in-the-community/manx-independent-sponsor-new-local-sport-supplement The new Tuesday Examiner sees some big changes.<br/><br/><br/>The paper introduces a new sports section, Final Whistle, which is a newspaper within a newspaper.<br/> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-in-the-community/manx-independent-sponsor-new-local-sport-supplement Island Football Squad through to semi final of FA Inter league Cup https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/island-football-squad-through-to-semi-final-of-fa-inter-league-cup The Isle of Man are through to the semi-finals of the FA Inter-League Cup after they beat the West Riding County League 3-1 at the Bowl on Saturday afternoon. Mon, 27 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/island-football-squad-through-to-semi-final-of-fa-inter-league-cup Steam Packet revised schedule effective 17th January 2014 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ben-my-chree-due-in-drydock-for-repairs Due to damage to a stabiliser in heavy weather, the Ben My Chree will be going into drydock for repairs this weekend 17th January 2014 Wed, 15 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ben-my-chree-due-in-drydock-for-repairs Steam Packet Company has donated three artefacts to Manx National Heritage https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-company-has-donated-three-artefacts-to-manx-national-heritage The Steam Packet Company has donated three artefacts to Manx National Heritage, which its hoped will eventually join the Companys gallery at the House of Manannan. Tue, 14 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-company-has-donated-three-artefacts-to-manx-national-heritage Isle of Man Shipping registry sees continued growth https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-shipping-registry-sees-continued-growth The Isle of Man shipping registry has now moved into 14th place in the table of world registers by tonnage, which places it ahead of Germany for the first time in its history. Wed, 08 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-shipping-registry-sees-continued-growth Steam Packet sailings cancelled again due to bad weather https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/steam-packet-sailings-cancelled-again-due-to-bad-weather Steam Packet sailings for Monday 6th January have been cancelled due to adverse weather conditions in the Irish Sea. Mon, 06 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/steam-packet-sailings-cancelled-again-due-to-bad-weather Manx Independent hit new heights for Christmas Parcels https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/manx-independent-hit-new-heights-for-christmas-parcels On the busy run up to Christmas 2013 Manx Independent Carriers shipped over 65,000 parcels in December Mon, 06 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/manx-independent-hit-new-heights-for-christmas-parcels MIC staff donate to Hospice IOM https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-in-the-community/mic-staff-donate-to-hospice-iom Our staff lottery recently raised the sum of 172 and it was decided that the cash would go to Hospice IOM. Wed, 18 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-in-the-community/mic-staff-donate-to-hospice-iom British Airways to provide 3 daily flights to London City next year. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/british-airways-to-provide-3-daily-flights-to-london-city-next-year- Infrastructure Minister David Cretney has told Tynwald that British Airways will offer three daily return flights to London City starting March 2014. Currently BA only offer one return flight daily. Wed, 11 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/british-airways-to-provide-3-daily-flights-to-london-city-next-year- MIC Staff lottery helps Hospice IOM https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-in-the-community/mic-staff-lottery-helps-hospice-iom We drew our staff lottery today, Wednesday 11th December with all proceeds going to Hospice IOM Wed, 11 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-in-the-community/mic-staff-lottery-helps-hospice-iom 3 Legged race record comes home to the Isle of Man https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/3-legged-race-record-comes-home-to-the-isle-of-man The Guinness World Record for the 3 Legged Race is officially back in the Isle of Man following a ceremony held at Barclays Wealth and Investment Management in Douglas. Tue, 10 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/3-legged-race-record-comes-home-to-the-isle-of-man Christmas Weather https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/christmas-weather A white Christmas? Expect storms returning with 90mph gales and torrential rain Mon, 09 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/christmas-weather Flybe reduce service to only three routes https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/flybe-reduce-service-to-only-three-routes Flybe have announced their substantially reduced schedule of summer services which will leave them serving only Manchester, Liverpool and Birmingham Sat, 07 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/flybe-reduce-service-to-only-three-routes Island Football Squad in action this weekend https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/island-football-squad-in-action-this-weekend Manx travel to Leeds to take on Yorkshire Amateur League Fri, 06 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/island-football-squad-in-action-this-weekend British Airways Isle of Man to London flights to resume? https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/british-airways-isle-of-man-to-london-flights-to-resume- British Airways is expected to announce it will resume a daily weekday service between the Isle of Man and London City, the Manx government has said.<br/> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/british-airways-isle-of-man-to-london-flights-to-resume- Steam Packet sailings update for Thursday 5th December https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-sailings-update-for-thursday-5th-december Steam Packet warn of possible disruption / cancellation of sailings due to forecasted bad weather on Thursday 5th December Wed, 04 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-sailings-update-for-thursday-5th-december Steam Packet sailings cancelled Thursday 5th December https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-sailings-cancelled-thursday-5th-december The mornings Douglas to Heysham and return, Heysham to Douglas sailing on 5th December have been cancelled due to bad weather. Wed, 04 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-sailings-cancelled-thursday-5th-december Heysham - M6 link road construction to start in New Year https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/heysham---m6-link-road-construction-to-start-in-new-year Construction of the long-awaited Heysham to M6 Link Road will begin in the New Year after a final attempt by objectors to derail the scheme was thrown out by the Court of Appeal. Tue, 03 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/heysham---m6-link-road-construction-to-start-in-new-year Amazon deliveries by helicopter https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/amazon-deliveries-by-helicopter Amazon, the company that already automates many of its warehouses and fulfillment centers with robot workers, has unveiled Amazon Prime Air a new delivery method that will see autonomous quadcopters deliver your order within 30 minutes Tue, 03 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/amazon-deliveries-by-helicopter Steam Packet issue weather warning for Thursday 5th December https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-issue-weather-warning-for-thursday-5th-december The IOM Steam Packet have issued a weather warning for Thursday 5th December, There may be disruption to sailings due to bad weather Tue, 03 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-issue-weather-warning-for-thursday-5th-december Port of Liverpool could handle world's biggest container vessels https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/port-of-liverpool-could-handle-world-s-biggest-container-vessels- The Port of Liverpool could increase trading links with countries across Asia by handling some of the biggest ships in the world.<br/><br/>Owner Peel Ports is building the 300m Liverpool2 terminal at Seaforth which will be able to handle post-Panamax vessels when it opens in 2015.<br/> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/port-of-liverpool-could-handle-world-s-biggest-container-vessels- St Georges to face Rushen in Boxing Day Railway Cup Final https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-in-the-community/st-georges-to-face-rushen-in-boxing-day-railway-cup-final Our sponsored team, St Georges, once again showed their dominance to beat St Marys and put themselves through to the Railway Cup Final to be played on Boxing Day when they will face Rushen. Mon, 02 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-in-the-community/st-georges-to-face-rushen-in-boxing-day-railway-cup-final Manx inflation goes up again https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-goes-up-again After a few months of inflation going down, November saw a slight increase in the Manx rate Fri, 29 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-goes-up-again Manx Independent sponsor Braddan Parish Christmas Tree https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/manx-independent-sponsor-braddan-parish-christmas-tree Manx Independent Carriers are pleased to provide free transport and delivery for the Braddan Commissioners Christmas Tree. Wed, 27 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/manx-independent-sponsor-braddan-parish-christmas-tree Manx Independent Carriers deliver Ice Skating Rink https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-carriers-deliver-ice-skating-rink Manx Independent Carriers brought you the Peel Bay Festival, Elton Johns Marquee and the TT Snoozebox Portable Hotel, we now bring you the Ice Skate Isle of Man skating rink. Wed, 27 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-carriers-deliver-ice-skating-rink Christmas 2013 Opening Hours https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/christmas-2013-opening-hours Manx Independent Carriers will operate extended opening hours on the run up to Christmas Tue, 26 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/christmas-2013-opening-hours David Cameron describes renewable energy generation as "green crap" https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/david-cameron-describes-renewable-energy-generation-as-green-crap- David Cameron allegedly described levies to boost renewable energy generation as "green crap", could this affect proposed Irish Sea wind farms? Tue, 26 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/david-cameron-describes-renewable-energy-generation-as-green-crap- Iceberg the size of the Isle of Man breaks free https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/iceberg-the-size-of-the-isle-of-man-breaks-free Survey teams monitor drifting 'Isle of Man-sized' iceberg that could threaten shipping Mon, 25 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/iceberg-the-size-of-the-isle-of-man-breaks-free Isle of Man Railways new diesel engine on way https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-railways-new-diesel-engine-on-way Motive Power & Equipment Solutions, today announced the completion of a 42.5 ton Diesel Electric locomotive purchased by the DCCL and is set for delivery to the Isle of Man Railway early December 2013. Mon, 25 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-railways-new-diesel-engine-on-way Manx Independent Carriers success at Awards for Excellence https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/manx-independent-carriers-success-at-awards-for-excellence Isle of Man Newspapers Awards for Excellence ceremony was an unashamed celebration of success in the island. Fri, 22 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/manx-independent-carriers-success-at-awards-for-excellence Steam Packet sailings disrupted due to weather https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-sailings-disrupted-due-to-weather As the first blast of winter weather hit the Island yesterday, the Steam Packet posted a warning on its website that the crossing was subject to disruption<br/><br/> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-sailings-disrupted-due-to-weather Biggest-ever load transported on Britain's roads https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/biggest-ever-load-transported-on-britain-s-roads Biggest-ever load transported on Britain's roads weighing more than a SPACE SHUTTLE crawls to destination at 4mph<br/><br/> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/biggest-ever-load-transported-on-britain-s-roads Stormy weather is likely to disrupt Steam Packet services https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/stormy-weather-is-likely-to-disrupt-steam-packet-services- Gales gusting to Force 9 in the Irish Sea may mean disruption or cancellation of sailings 13.11.13 Wed, 13 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/stormy-weather-is-likely-to-disrupt-steam-packet-services- Ben my Chree sailing update https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ben-my-chree-sailing-update Steam Packet announce revised departure times Wed, 13 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ben-my-chree-sailing-update Steam Packet Charter Vessel update https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-charter-vessel-update The freight only vessel MV Arrow which will provide back-up for the Ben my Chree will enter service in April 2014 Tue, 12 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-charter-vessel-update Worlds largest container ship maiden voyage. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/worlds-largest-container-ship-maiden-voyage- The Worlds largest container ship Majestic Maersk arrived at Felixstowe on its maiden voyage a few weeks ago Mon, 11 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/worlds-largest-container-ship-maiden-voyage- Fleet Investment sees arrival of 4 new vans https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/fleet-investment-sees-arrival-of-4-new-vans Manx Independent Carriers add four new Ford Transits to the fleet. Thu, 07 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/fleet-investment-sees-arrival-of-4-new-vans Tall ship to be berthed at Liverpool for winter https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/tall-ship-to-be-berthed-at-liverpool-for-winter The UK's biggest operational tall ship sailed into Liverpool on Friday morning through the Mersey mist and drizzle to lay-up for the winter - cheaper than to keep on cruising. Wed, 06 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/tall-ship-to-be-berthed-at-liverpool-for-winter Mannanan finishes service for 2013 season https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/mannanan-finishes-service-for-2013-season The Steam Packet Company's 2013 fast craft season drew to a close on Sunday (November 3rd), with Manannan's final Liverpool service Wed, 06 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/mannanan-finishes-service-for-2013-season STEAM PACKET COMPANY WORKS ON IMPROVED ONLINE RESERVATION SYSTEM https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-company-works-on-improved-online-reservation-system The Isle of Man Steam Packet Companys online booking system will be offline for a few days next week as the Company takes the first step in future-proofing its website and reservations system and improving the customer experience. Tue, 05 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-company-works-on-improved-online-reservation-system Stena Line add Freight Ferry to Belfast-Liverpool Route https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/stena-line-add-freight-ferry-to-belfast-liverpool-route A third vessel, Stena Hibernia will be adding extra freight capacity to Stena Line's Belfast-Liverpool service. Tue, 05 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/stena-line-add-freight-ferry-to-belfast-liverpool-route Manx Inflation rate down for October https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-rate-down-for-october Tue, 05 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-rate-down-for-october UK postal strike will affect Isle of Man https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/uk-postal-strike-will-affect-isle-of-man The Manx Post Office is warning that its customers will suffer if postal workers go on strike in the UK Mon, 21 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/uk-postal-strike-will-affect-isle-of-man Wind farm rig Excalibur https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/wind-farm-rig-excalibur Wind farm location finder Mon, 21 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/wind-farm-rig-excalibur Work commences on new Liverpool Container Port https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/work-commences-on-new-liverpool-container-port Liverpool 2 container terminal work starts Wed, 16 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/work-commences-on-new-liverpool-container-port Doubts over sustainabilty of proposed new shipping line https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/doubts-over-sustainiabilty-of-proposed-new-shipping-line Captain Norman Leece, Managing Director of Ramsey based shipping company Mezeron Ltd has expressed his doubts over the viability of the proposed Heysham to Douglas service to be operated by Ellan Vannin Lines early next year. Mon, 14 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/doubts-over-sustainiabilty-of-proposed-new-shipping-line MIC Staff Karting Day https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/mic-staff-karting-day MIC Staff enjoy competitive day at Jurby Karting Mon, 07 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/mic-staff-karting-day Steam Packet charters freight vessel MV Arrow https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/steam-packet-charters-freight-vessel-mv-arrow The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company has announced a long-term charter of the vessel MV Arrow.<br/><br/>The vessel is a regular visitor to Manx Waters having been chartered by the company over the TT period in 2012 and 2013. Tue, 01 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/mic-news/steam-packet-charters-freight-vessel-mv-arrow Isle of Man squad win 5-0 in Inter League cup https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-squad-win-5-0-in-inter-league-cup The Isle of Man emphatically swept into the second round of the FA Inter-League Cup on Saturday (21st Sept) with a fine 5-0 away win over Cumberland.Frank Jones bagged a brace as did St Georges t Mon, 23 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-squad-win-5-0-in-inter-league-cup Edmundson Haulage Golf Day https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/edmundson-haulage-golf-day Our UK depot and sister company, Walter Edmundson (Haulage) Ltd recently organised a golf day. The event was held at Frodsham Golf Club in Cheshire on Saturday the 7th September and our customer Allia Fri, 20 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/edmundson-haulage-golf-day Ben my Chree sailing schedule https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ben-my-chree-sailing-schedule Weekend's schedule for the Ben My Chree. Saturday 21st September 2013 Heysham - Isle of Man @ 0215hrsIsle of Man Heysham @ 0845hrsHeysham Isle of Man @ 1415hrsIsle of Man - Belf Wed, 18 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ben-my-chree-sailing-schedule Heysham to get boost from Fleetwood route closure https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/heysham-to-get-boost-from-fleetwood-route-closure The port of Heysham is to get a boost in traffic after Stena Line acquired the Birkenhead to Belfast and Heysham to Belfast routes from rival DFDS.Stena has also announced the closure of the loss ma Tue, 17 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/heysham-to-get-boost-from-fleetwood-route-closure MIC Chairman on Steam Packet Rival https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/mic-chairman-on-steam-packet-rival Ellan Vannin Line founder Captain Kurt Buchholz confirmed last week that the launch of a daily roll-on, roll off container freight service between Douglas and Heysham would not now take place until th Wed, 11 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/mic-chairman-on-steam-packet-rival 3.9 MILLION PASSENGERS, 1.1 MILLION CARS AND 15 YEARS OF LOYAL SERVICE TO THE ISLE OF MAN https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/3-9-million-passengers-1-1-million-cars-and-15-years-of-loyal-service-to-the-isle-of-man The Isle of Man Steam Packet Companys vessel multi purpose vessel Ben-my-Chree has reached the grand old age of 15 years. The vessels owners estimate that during her service she has carried the equiva Tue, 10 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/3-9-million-passengers-1-1-million-cars-and-15-years-of-loyal-service-to-the-isle-of-man Manx Inflation falls for August https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-falls-for-august The annual Manx rate of inflation as measured by the Retail Price Index (RPI) decreased to 2.6% in August 2013, down from 3.2% in July.Excluding housing cots, the annual rate of inflation shown by t Mon, 09 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-falls-for-august In-Cab telematics pays dividends https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/in-cab-telematics-pays-dividends Manx Independent Carriers have now installed "Fleetmatics" GPS tracking and management systems in the majority of the vehicle fleet.The latest vehicles to have this revolutionary management tool ins Mon, 09 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/in-cab-telematics-pays-dividends MIC sponsor IOM Champions again. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/mic-sponsor-iom-champions-again- Manx Independent Carriers are once again pleased to sponsor the current Isle of Man Premier League Football Champions, St Georges.The most successful Manx Football club in recent years, last season Thu, 05 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/mic-sponsor-iom-champions-again- Record figures for Festival of Motorcycling https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/record-figures-for-festival-of-motorcycling- The recent Festival of Motorcycling brought a record-breaking number of bikes to the Isle of Man over the two-week period, according to official figures released by the IOM Steam Packet.The revital Wed, 04 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/record-figures-for-festival-of-motorcycling- Manx Independent assist Tommy Clucas Memorial Hall Project https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-assist-tommy-clucas-memorial-hall-project- Manx Independent Carriers are pleased to be associated with the recently opened Tommy Clucas memorial Hall at Peel. We transported a significant amount of sports equipment, free of charge, to assist t Tue, 03 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-assist-tommy-clucas-memorial-hall-project- Braddan Parish Day https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/braddan-parish-day Manx Independent Carriers were pleased to be one of the "Best of Braddan" businesses that sponsored the recent Braddan Parish Day. Held on Sunday 1st September at the Strang Corner field, the event Tue, 03 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/braddan-parish-day Largest sailing ship in the World visits the Isle of Man https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/largest-sailing-ship-in-the-world-visits-the-isle-of-man The world's largest sailing ship has anchored in the Isle of Man.The 535 ft (162m) Wind Surf, a Windstar fleet vessel, has five masts and can accommodate more than 300 guests.Geoff Corkish MHK, sa Mon, 02 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/largest-sailing-ship-in-the-world-visits-the-isle-of-man Channel Island shipper Huelin Renouf goes bust https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/channel-island-shipper-huelin-renouf-goes-bust Channel Island shipping company Huelin Renouf has stopped trading after urgent talks to save it failed. In a statement on its website, the company said directors had taken the difficult decision to Wed, 21 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/channel-island-shipper-huelin-renouf-goes-bust Toughmann challenge https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/toughmann-challenge Manx Independent Carriers are pleased to have provided assistance the organisers of the inaugural "Toughmann" challenge.More than 300 entrants threw themselves into the first ever Tough Mann Adventu Wed, 21 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/toughmann-challenge St Georges win season opener https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-win-season-opener The dominant force in Manx football continued their winning ways yesterday evening.Our sponsored team, St George's beat St Mary's 3-2 in the Eric Fletcher Charity Shield at The Bowl.Steven Priestn Mon, 19 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-win-season-opener Manx Independent support Hospice Isle of Man https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-support-hospice-isle-of-man 26 members of Douglas Golf club travelled to the UK for a weekend of friendly competition. Manx Independent Carriers were pleased to provide the loan of a van to transport their golf clubs and baggage Wed, 24 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-support-hospice-isle-of-man Heysham Port in tax avoidance row as Link Road challenge goes to court https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/heysham-port-in-tax-avoidance-row-as-link-road-challenge-goes-to-court- The Transport Solutions for Lancaster & Morecambe (TSLM) legal challenge to the Heysham-M6 Link is due to commence in court on 22 July. In the meantime, a row has broken out over the tax dealings of Mon, 22 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/heysham-port-in-tax-avoidance-row-as-link-road-challenge-goes-to-court- Ben My Chree sailing alterations https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ben-my-chree-sailing-alterations Please be aware of the following alterations to the normal sailings of the Ben My Chree.Saturday 20th July 2013 Heysham - Isle of Man @ 0215hrsIsle of Man Heysham @ 0845hrsHeysham I Wed, 17 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ben-my-chree-sailing-alterations Steam Packet sailings are saved by the Navy https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-sailings-are-saved-by-the-navy Commercial and leisure craft users are being urged not to dispose of unwanted equipment into the sea or lay fishing gear on known shipping routes.It comes after fishing gear became entangled on a pr Mon, 15 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-sailings-are-saved-by-the-navy Manx Inflation on the rise again https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-on-the-rise-again The annual rate of inflation as measured by the Retail Prices Index (RPI) increased from 2.4% to 2.9% for June 2013.Excluding housing costs, the annual rate of inflation shown by the RPI also increa Mon, 01 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-on-the-rise-again LIverpool2 Port Development https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/liverpool2-port-development More than 300 industry guests gathered at the Port of Liverpool to toast the launch of Peel Ports landmark deep water container terminal Liverpool2 and see Sir Bobby Charlton and Kenny Dalglish pus Mon, 24 Jun 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/liverpool2-port-development New Ferry Company for Isle of Man https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/new-ferry-company-for-isle-of-man Following the short lived Liverpool - Isle of Man container service recently operated by the Peter Dohle backed Mezeron, yet another ferry company is seeking to start a service between the IOM and UK. Thu, 06 Jun 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/new-ferry-company-for-isle-of-man Manx Independent Youtube Channel https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-youtube-channel Manx Independent Carriers are pleased to premier our new Youtube channel. As the Isle of Man's market leading freight and parcels company we are always ahead in technology and our Youtube channel pr Tue, 28 May 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-youtube-channel St Georges complete another treble win https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-complete-another-treble-win Once again our sponsored team, St Georges, have impressed with their dominance in Manx Football by putting finalists, Union Mills to the sword with a stunning 9-0 victory in the IOMFA Hospital Cup at Mon, 20 May 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-complete-another-treble-win Ben my Chree berth repairs completed https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ben-my-chree-berth-repairs-completed Following the collision of the Steam Packet vessel Ben-my-Chree with the King Edward Pier Linkspan on Wednesday 1st May, it has been announced that repairs are almost complete to the harbour facility. Mon, 20 May 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ben-my-chree-berth-repairs-completed St Georges win IOM Premier League https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-win-iom-premier-league St Georges have won the Isle of Man Premier League sponsored by Canada Life for the 5th time in 6 years. With the IOMFA Railway Cup under their belts already the only other trophy on offer is the Ho Wed, 15 May 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-win-iom-premier-league Steam Packet charter freighter for TT week https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-charter-freighter-for-tt-week The freighter MV Arrow will return to Manx waters later this month, to supplement the Isle of Man Steam Packet Companys fleet for the TT festival, which will see 11,600 motorcycles arrive in the Is Tue, 14 May 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-charter-freighter-for-tt-week Snoozebox Hotel arrives for TT https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/snoozebox-hotel-arrives-for-tt Manx Independent Carriers are pleased to announce that their expertise has been called upon to provide shipping and logistics for the revolutionary Snoozebox Portable Hotel.The hotel which is manufa Mon, 13 May 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/snoozebox-hotel-arrives-for-tt TT Motorcycle races commence 25th May https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/tt-motorcycle-races-commence-25th-may Once again it's that time of year when the famous Isle of Man TT Races come round.The TT (or Tourist Trophy to give it its official name) was started in 1907 and was run on the St John's short cours Sun, 12 May 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/tt-motorcycle-races-commence-25th-may Ship collision https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ship-collision It isn't just the Ben My Chree which has problems berthing in harbour.Six people were killed and three are missing after a container ship crashed into a control tower in the northern Italian port of Wed, 08 May 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ship-collision Isle of Man Inflation holds steady https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-inflation-holds-steady The annual rate of inflation as measured by the Retail Prices Index (RPI) held at 3.3% for April 2013.Excluding housing costs, the annual rate of inflation shown by the RPI increased to 2.9% from 2. Wed, 08 May 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-inflation-holds-steady Firts time buyer homes completed. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/firts-time-buyer-homes-completed- Thirty-six first-time buyer homes have been completed on the New Castletown Road in Douglas.The Hampton Farm development is a joint project by the Department of Social Care and Haven Homes.Manx In Wed, 01 May 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/firts-time-buyer-homes-completed- St Georges and Union Mills contest Hospital Cup https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-and-union-mills-contest-hospital-cup Manx footballs end of season showpiece will be contested by holders St Georges and Union Mills.The Millers caused a surprise last night (Sunday) when they defeated Old Boys on penalties in the Mon, 29 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-and-union-mills-contest-hospital-cup Ferry arrivals up for March https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ferry-arrivals-up-for-march The Department of Infrastructure have published passenger figures for arrivals at the Sea Terminal in Douglas for March.Figures show that more than 29,000 passengers travelled through the port last Sun, 28 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ferry-arrivals-up-for-march Irish Sea Windfarm concerns highlighted https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/irish-sea-windfarm-concerns-highlighted House of Keys Speaker Steve Rodan says that our "Dont Cut us Off campaign" against over-intensive offshore windfarm development has effectively and dramatically highlighted public concerns on Sun, 28 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/irish-sea-windfarm-concerns-highlighted Steam Packet Ben My Chree sailings https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-ben-my-chree-sailings- It should be noted that there will be no Heysham sailing on the evening of Saturday 27th April/Sunday 28th April as Ben My Chree will operate the Belfast route.Heysham - Isle of Man @ 0215hrsIsl Wed, 24 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-ben-my-chree-sailings- St`Georges win Premier League title again https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-win-premier-league-title-again Our sponsored team, St. George's have won the Canada Life Premier League title for the eighth time in the last ten years.On Wednesday evening at Glencrutchery Road, in storm force winds, they compre Fri, 19 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-win-premier-league-title-again Steam Packet sailings disrupted by weather https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-sailings-disrupted-by-weather- Current weather forecasts for the Irish Sea predict GALE to SEVERE GALE winds this evening and overnight into Thursday 18th April. Due to these forecast conditions we anticipate disruption or cancella Wed, 17 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-sailings-disrupted-by-weather- Possibility of weather disrupting sailings https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/possibility-of-weather-disrupting-sailings The IOM Steam Packet advise of the following possible weather disruption to sailings.Current weather forecasts for the Irish Sea predict Southerly or South West Gale force winds from the evening of Tue, 16 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/possibility-of-weather-disrupting-sailings Severe gales forecast for Irish Sea https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/severe-gales-forecast-for-irish-sea- Gale warnings - Issued: 0328 UTC Wed 17 AprSoutherly gale force 8 imminent, increasing severe gale force 9 soon, veering southwesterly and increasing storm force 10 laterShipping Forecast - Issued: Tue, 16 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/severe-gales-forecast-for-irish-sea- Anniversary of Titanic sinking https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/anniversary-of-titanic-sinking 101 years ago today, April 15, 1912, the British luxury liner RMS Titanic sank in the North Atlantic off Newfoundland at 2:20 a.m. ship's time, more than 2 hours after striking an iceberg; 1,514 peo Mon, 15 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/anniversary-of-titanic-sinking Heysham - M6 Link Road approval challenged https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/heysham-m6-link-road-approval-challenged Anti M6 Link Road campaigners said they were mounting a legal challenge against the governments recent approval for the link which will provide a direct route from the Port of Heysham to the M6 mot Mon, 08 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/heysham-m6-link-road-approval-challenged Island roads update Wednesday https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/island-roads-update-wednesday The Department of Infrastructure still have a substantial amount of resources deployed including Heavy Plant & Equipment and is being supported by a large number of contractors with similar equipment Wed, 27 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/island-roads-update-wednesday Steam Packet sailings cancelled https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-sailings-cancelled WE are advised by the IOM Steam Packet Company that the following sailings of the Ben My Chree are cancelled due to severe gale conditions in the Irish Sea:Thursday 21st March Douglas to Heysham 19. Thu, 21 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-sailings-cancelled Weather warning for shipping https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/weather-warning-for-shipping Current weather forecasts for the Irish Sea for the evening of Thursday 21st March and during Friday 22nd March 2013 predict GALE to SEVERE GALE conditions which may lead to disruption or cancellation Wed, 20 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/weather-warning-for-shipping Work starts on Heysham - M6 link road https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/work-starts-on-heysham-m6-link-road Work began this week on the controversial Heysham to M6 link road. The contractors are excavating trial trenches, with sites along the length of the route to be explored over the coming months. The Wed, 13 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/work-starts-on-heysham-m6-link-road Cammell Lairds announce profits increase https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/cammell-lairds-announce-profits-increase Cammell Lairds owned by John Whittakers Peel Holdings Group reported in their latest accounts a 25% rise in turnover to 95m. The shipyard firm reported pre-tax profit of for the year to May 2012 of Tue, 12 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/cammell-lairds-announce-profits-increase Harbour User Agreement dispute ends https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/harbour-user-agreement-dispute-ends Seaside Shipping which mounted a legal challenge over the Isle of Man Governments Harbour User Agreement with the Steam Packet Company has now settled its case but the terms of the settlement a Mon, 11 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/harbour-user-agreement-dispute-ends St Georges through to FA Cup Final https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-through-to-fa-cup-final Our sponsored team, St Georges are through to the Isle of Man Football Association's Cup Final to be played at the Bowl on Easter Monday.Playing against a spirited Peel AFC side at the St Johns floo Fri, 08 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-through-to-fa-cup-final Ben My Chree sailings and maintenance schedule https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ben-my-chree-sailings-and-maintenance-schedule Clients should observe this notification and reminder of this weekend's forthcoming maintenance for the Ben My Chree. Saturday 9th March 2013 Heysham - Isle of Man @ 0215hrsIsle of Man B Thu, 07 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ben-my-chree-sailings-and-maintenance-schedule Mannanan fastcraft returns for summer season https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/mannanan-fastcraft-returns-for-summer-season The Isle of Man Steam Packet Companys fast craft, Manannan returns to service on Friday, March 22 servicing the Liverpool, Belfast and Dublin routes.Mannanans first sailing is the 07.30 to Liverp Wed, 06 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/mannanan-fastcraft-returns-for-summer-season Fate of the Manx Viking https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/fate-of-the-manx-viking Many will remember the Isle of Man's first Ro-Ro vessel, Manx Line's "Manx Viking". The Heysham to Douglas service was originally set up by TT Racer, Geoff Duke and John Edmundson of Edmundson Ronage Wed, 06 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/fate-of-the-manx-viking Manx Inflation rate increase https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-rate-increase The annual rate of inflation as measured by the Retail Prices Index (RPI) increased in February to 2.8% up from 2.5% in January 2013. Excluding housing costs, the annual rate of inflation shown by Wed, 06 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-rate-increase Jersey envious of Isle of Man's situation https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/jersey-envious-of-isle-of-man-s-situation- A recent article in the Jersey Evening Post bemoans the fact that the Isle of Man appears to be riding the financial storm better than their own Island.The Isle of Man's position on financial regula Tue, 05 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/jersey-envious-of-isle-of-man-s-situation- Peel Road roadworks chaos due to start 11th March https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/peel-road-roadworks-chaos-due-to-start-11th-march With up to 80 weeks of disruption forecast for motorists and businesses, no one is looking forward to the commencment of work on the reconstruction of Peel Road on Monday, March 11th when the 4.3 mi Mon, 04 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/peel-road-roadworks-chaos-due-to-start-11th-march Isle of Man to tax UK Retailers https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-to-tax-uk-retailers Major retailers such as B&Q, Marks and Spencer and Tesco who it is estimated are producing local profits of more than 0.5m a year will be taxed for the first time, as part of a new proposal outlined Tue, 26 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-to-tax-uk-retailers Peel Ports accounts published. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/peel-ports-accounts-published- Operator of the Port of Heysham, Peel Ports, recently published their accounts which show that the business is carrying a 1bn debt burden, some of which is not due to be repaid until the middle of t Mon, 25 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/peel-ports-accounts-published- St Georges favourites for Premier League Title https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-favourites-for-premier-league-title Current Champions, St Georges took another step towards retaining the Canada Life Premier League title with another fine win on Saturday 23rd February.Geordies won 11-1 at Gymns AFC's Tromode pit Mon, 25 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-favourites-for-premier-league-title St Johns AFC end Bermuda Games bid https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-johns-afc-end-bermuda-games-bid ST JOHNS United have given up on their bid to go to this summers NatWest Island Games in Bermuda.The club had asked to be permitted to take the place of the island side at the July Games when Mon, 25 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-johns-afc-end-bermuda-games-bid Isle of Man Budget 2013 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-budget-2013 Isle of Man Treasury Minister, Eddie Teare proposes to tax major UK retailers like Tesco, M&S and B&Q on their local profits in his 2013 budget.Minister Teares in his second budget said "It's about Tue, 19 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-budget-2013 Manx Inflation static https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-static The annual rate of inflation as measured by the Retail Prices Index (RPI) was 2.5% in January, the same as December 2012. Excluding housing costs, the annual rate of inflation shown by the RPI decr Wed, 06 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-static Bushys TT Beer Tent Tradition continues https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/bushys-tt-beer-tent-tradition-continues Bushy's brewery has been won the three-year contract to site its beer tent during the Isle of Man TT races on the Douglas Corportaions Bottleneck car parkThe beer tent has been a tradition of the TT Tue, 05 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/bushys-tt-beer-tent-tradition-continues Chaotic weekend of weather https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/chaotic-weekend-of-weather Friday evening 25th January turned into a memorable one for all the wrong reasons when a foot of snow fell in just over an hour, causing chaos on both directions of the M6 in Lancashire near to our Mon, 28 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/chaotic-weekend-of-weather Weather conditions ease https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/weather-conditions-ease Although many parts of the UK are still suffering traffic problems due to the continuing snowy conditions the North West of England appears to be faring better than most. Yesterdays snow is now at a Tue, 22 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/weather-conditions-ease MIC Fleet Investment https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/mic-fleet-investment 2012 saw Manx Independent make major investments in its vehicle fleet.The early part of the year witnessed the arrival of three brand new fuel efficient MAN TGS tractor units. These vehicles are equ Mon, 21 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/mic-fleet-investment Snow causes service disruption https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/snow-causes-service-disruption With the continuing snowy weather in England we are experiencing delays due to road conditions. Already today, Monday 21st January, we have had customers cancelling collections because their premsies Mon, 21 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/snow-causes-service-disruption IOM registers one of the worlds largest ships https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/iom-registers-one-of-the-worlds-largest-ships The Isle of Man's Shipping Registry has announced that Gross Registered Tonnage has exceeded fifteen million tonnes for the first time in its history. This is following the registration on January 4 o Wed, 16 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/iom-registers-one-of-the-worlds-largest-ships Gales forecast for 17th / 18th January https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/gales-forecast-for-17th-18th-january Current weather forecasts for the Irish Sea predict East or SouthEast Gale force winds from the evening of Thursday 17th January and during Friday 18th January that may lead to some disruption to Stea Wed, 16 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/gales-forecast-for-17th-18th-january Manx Inflation falls for December 2012 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-falls-for-december-2012 The annual rate of inflation as measured by the Retail Prices Index (RPI) decreased to 2.5% in December, down from 2.9% in November 2012.Excluding housing costs, the annual rate of inflation shown b Tue, 15 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-falls-for-december-2012 UPS terminate planned acquisition of TNT Express https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ups-terminate-planned-acquisition-of-tnt-express On January 11, 2013, TNT Express and UPS met with the European Commission's (EC) case team investigating the proposed acquisition of TNT Express by UPS. The case team informed the companies that on t Mon, 14 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ups-terminate-planned-acquisition-of-tnt-express Pallex looks to Europe for expansion https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/pallex-looks-to-europe-for-expansion The haulage group PALLEX headed by Dragons' Den star Hilary Devey is looking to expand into 11 countries by 2015.The ambitious plan will see the Leicestershire business increase its overseas network Tue, 08 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/pallex-looks-to-europe-for-expansion Our gift to Hospice https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/our-gift-to-hospice Manx Independent Carriers made a decision in December not to send cards or gifts and instead to make a donation to our favourite charity. Pictured are John Quaye and Michael Coleman handing over our c Fri, 04 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/our-gift-to-hospice Happy New Year https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/happy-new-year To all our customers, large and small.Thank you for your business in 2012. It has been a pleasure helping you reach your goals, and we look forward to serving you again in the new year. We wish you Wed, 02 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/happy-new-year St Georges win Railway cup for 3rd time in a row. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-win-railway-cup-for-3rd-time-in-a-row- Our sponsored team St Georges, current Premier League Champions and Railway Cup Holders beat St Johns by 4-2 in the final on Boxing Day at the Bowl. This was Geordies eighth Railway Cup win with t Thu, 27 Dec 2012 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-win-railway-cup-for-3rd-time-in-a-row- Christmas operating hours https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/christmas-operating-hours Manx Independent Carriers - Christmas Operating PlanIsle of Man DepotDecember2012Monday 17th07.00 - 19.00Tuesday 18th07.0 Mon, 17 Dec 2012 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/christmas-operating-hours Manx Inflation falls for November https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-falls-for-november The annual rate of inflation as measured by the Retail Prices Index (RPI) decreased to 2.9% in November, down from 3.1% in October 2012. Excluding housing costs, the annual rate of inflation shown Mon, 10 Dec 2012 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-falls-for-november Fuel duty rise of 3p cancelled https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/fuel-duty-rise-of-3p-cancelled A 3p rise in fuel duty planned for January will not go ahead, to ease the pressure on motorists and businesses who have seen prices at the pump soar.In a rare piece of good news in what will be a gr Wed, 05 Dec 2012 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/fuel-duty-rise-of-3p-cancelled St Georges Sponsorship https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-sponsorship Pictured above;John Quaye, Chairman of Manx Independent Carriers handing over the sponsors cheque to Chris Bass Snr, Manager of St Georges first team, current Premier League Champions and winners of Tue, 04 Dec 2012 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-sponsorship St Georges through to Railway Cup Final https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-through-to-railway-cup-final ST Georges are almost on the first step of another historic grand slam after our sponsored club won 0-3 at Laxey on Saturday 1st December to reach their third consecutive Railway Cup final.Atfer Mon, 03 Dec 2012 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-through-to-railway-cup-final MIC assist IOM Hyperbaric Chamber https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/mic-assist-iom-hyperbaric-chamber Manx Independent Carriers are pleased to have been of assistance to Dave Downey and his team at the Kevin Gray Hyperbaric Chamber based at the Fire Station in Douglas. We transported an oxygen plant f Wed, 28 Nov 2012 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/mic-assist-iom-hyperbaric-chamber Steam Packet sailings to Dublin https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-sailings-to-dublin We are advising our customers that there will be no Heysham - Isle of Man Sailings on the weekend of Saturday 22nd December/Sunday 23rd December and also the following weekend of Saturday 29th/Sunday Mon, 26 Nov 2012 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-sailings-to-dublin Overnight Steam Packet Sailings cancelled 21/22nd November https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/overnight-steam-packet-sailings-cancelled-21-22nd-november Current forecasts are giving gales overnight increasing possible severe gales perhaps storm 10 later.Based on current forecasts this evenings sailing of the Ben my Chree, Wednesday 21st November Wed, 21 Nov 2012 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/overnight-steam-packet-sailings-cancelled-21-22nd-november Possible ferry disruption due to high winds https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/possible-ferry-disruption-due-to-high-winds With winds gusting up to Gale Force 9 forecasted in the Irish Sea overnight (21st November) there is a strong possibility that sailings of the Ben My Chree to and from Heysham may be affected.A deci Tue, 20 Nov 2012 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/possible-ferry-disruption-due-to-high-winds Ferry sailings cancelled due to high winds. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ferry-sailings-cancelled-due-to-high-winds- With southerly gales averaging speeds of up to 40 miles per hour lashing the Island overnight, Sunday (18th Nov)nights Steam Packet sailings between Douglas and Heysham were cancelled, This resulte Mon, 19 Nov 2012 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ferry-sailings-cancelled-due-to-high-winds- Manx Inflation on the increase https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-on-the-increase The annual rate of inflation as measured by the Retail Prices Index (RPI) increased to 3.1% in October, up from to 2.8% in September. The annual rate of inflation excluding housing costs shown by Mon, 05 Nov 2012 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-on-the-increase Road opening eases Douglas congestion. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/road-opening-eases-douglas-congestion- DUE to better than expected progress of the demolition of the Mannin Hotel, Douglas, Broadway will re-opened 1 week early on Saturday 3rd November.The next phase of the work, expected to last 12 mon Mon, 05 Nov 2012 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/road-opening-eases-douglas-congestion- Transparency on Fuel Duty called for. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/transparency-on-fuel-duty-called-for- An important piece of news this past week courtesy of the Road Haulage Association (RHA). Relevant to all who have an interest in road carried freight and that of course means everybody from opera Mon, 22 Oct 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/transparency-on-fuel-duty-called-for- Gales force Isle of Man ferry cancellations https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/gales-force-isle-of-man-ferry-cancellations Mannanan sailings between Douglas and Liverpool have been cancelled today, Wednesday 17th October, following a gale warning in the Irish Sea.Poor weather conditions forecast for today have resulted Wed, 17 Oct 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/gales-force-isle-of-man-ferry-cancellations Isle of Man inflation goes up for Septemeber https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-inflation-goes-up-for-septemeber The annual rate of inflation as measured by the Retail Prices Index (RPI) has increased in September to 2.8%, from 2.1% for August 2012. The annual rate of inflation excluding housing costs shown Mon, 08 Oct 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-inflation-goes-up-for-septemeber Channel Islands freight Co Condor Logistics to close. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/channel-islands-freight-co-condor-logistics-to-close- Shipping company Condor Group is closing its logistics division with the loss of 110 UK jobs, most of them in Portsmouth.The firm blamed a reduction in demand for haulage services, caused by the eco Mon, 08 Oct 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/channel-islands-freight-co-condor-logistics-to-close- Channel Islands container ship aground on maiden voyage https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/channel-islands-container-ship-aground-on-maiden-voyage Channel Island shipping company Huelin Renouf Shipping Limited's new freight ferry ran aground on her maiden voyage near the Island of Alderney, one of the Channel Islands on Friday 21st September.T Mon, 08 Oct 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/channel-islands-container-ship-aground-on-maiden-voyage Road closures to cause congestion in Douglas https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/road-closures-to-cause-congestion-in-douglas Broadway in Douglas will be closed as of today, Monday 1st October and will remain closed for up to six weeks during the demolition of the Mannin Hotel.Ongoing road works in Onchan have already been Mon, 01 Oct 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/road-closures-to-cause-congestion-in-douglas New route, IOM to Gatwick for Easy Jet https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/new-route-iom-to-gatwick-for-easy-jet Air passengers travelling to London now have a choice of two operators on the Gatwick route as of today Monday 1st October. easyJet say the success of its Liverpool route has prompted the new servic Mon, 01 Oct 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/new-route-iom-to-gatwick-for-easy-jet 24 Hours of rain causes localised flooding https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/24-hours-of-rain-causes-localised-flooding Vehilce drivers are being urged to drive with care today following heavy and persistent rain overnight.Road conditions are reported to be poor especially on the minor roads. There is a lot of Tue, 25 Sep 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/24-hours-of-rain-causes-localised-flooding Roadworks to cause disruption for 5 weeks https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/roadworks-to-cause-disruption-for-5-weeks Main Road in Onchan will be shut to traffic from Thursday, September 27th from Avondale Road to Summerhill Road.Road works will include footway reconstruction and ducting installation for new traffi Mon, 24 Sep 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/roadworks-to-cause-disruption-for-5-weeks Foreign lorries face UK road charge https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/foreign-lorries-face-uk-road-charge- Foreign lorries are to be charged up to 1,000 a year to use UK roads in a move to boost British hauliers.The new charge is designed to create a "level playing field" for UK haulage companies, whos Mon, 17 Sep 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/foreign-lorries-face-uk-road-charge- IOM Film Festival 2012 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/iom-film-festival-2012 THE Isle of Man Film Festival 2012 was hosted for three days from Friday 14th September by the MannIN Shorts film scheme.MannIN Shorts co-founders Dave Armstrong, Christy De Haven and Phil Gates ha Mon, 17 Sep 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/iom-film-festival-2012 SPCO Vessel Ben My Chree delayed by technical issues https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/spco-vessel-ben-my-chree-delayed-by-technical-issues The Steam Packet Company has apologised to hundreds of passengers after problems with the Ben-my-Chree forced the 08.45 sailing of the vessel to return to Douglas when she was half way to Heysham yest Mon, 10 Sep 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/spco-vessel-ben-my-chree-delayed-by-technical-issues Isle of Man inflation, August 2012 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-inflation-august-2012 The annual rate of inflation as measured by the Retail Prices Index (RPI) is 2.1% for August 2012. The annual rate of inflation excluding housing costs shown by the RPI decreased in August from 1. Mon, 10 Sep 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-inflation-august-2012 Packet fuel bills would soar if wind farm was built, says Minister https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/packet-fuel-bills-would-soar-if-wind-farm-was-built-says-minister Longer ferry journeys between the Isle of Man and the England as a result of a new Irish Sea wind farm could increase the fuel bills for the Steam Packet's vessels by over 400,000 every year. That Tue, 04 Sep 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/packet-fuel-bills-would-soar-if-wind-farm-was-built-says-minister Isle of Man Roadworks continue https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-roadworks-continue A series of road improvement schemes around the Isle of Man will get under way on Monday, according to the Department of Infrastructure.The junction at Saddle Road in Douglas will be closed with a o Mon, 03 Sep 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-roadworks-continue Manx Grand Prix https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-grand-prix The 2013 Manx Grand Prix practices started on Saturday 18th August with the first races due to take place on Saturday 25th August. Please visit the link below to see road closing times Tue, 21 Aug 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-grand-prix Isle of Man Aircraft Registry "Best in World" https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-aircraft-registry-best-in-world- A recent survey of leading aviation lawyers around the world, conducted by aviation publication Corporate Jet Investor, has voted the Isle of Man Aircraft Registry the best aircraft registry in Mon, 20 Aug 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-aircraft-registry-best-in-world- Wet weather causes road closure https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/wet-weather-causes-road-closure Following almost 48 hours of continuous rain a landslide on the Snaefell Mountain Road has led to it being closed from the Ramsey Hairpin to Creg-ny-Baa. The road was closed on Friday 17th August at l Fri, 17 Aug 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/wet-weather-causes-road-closure Manx Inflation continues downward trend in July https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-continues-downward-trend-in-july Helped by falls in energy and petrol prices, inflation on the Island continued to trend downwards from its recent peak of 6.8% in August last year, to stand at 2.2% in July. There were also signif Fri, 17 Aug 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-continues-downward-trend-in-july Manx Independent service level approaches near perfection https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-service-level-approaches-near-perfection Our valued client UK Pallets have recently advised us that once again for the first quarter of 2012 we have exceeded their minimum service delivery standard with an overall performance level of 99.23% Wed, 01 Aug 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-service-level-approaches-near-perfection Bike arrivals for Southern 100 increase https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/bike-arrivals-for-southern-100-increase The number of bikes and riders who made the journey to this years Southern 100 International Road Races increased by 37 per cent compared to last years event.The ever popular road races, whic Wed, 25 Jul 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/bike-arrivals-for-southern-100-increase Irish Sea Windfarm proposal https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/irish-sea-windfarm-proposal Centrica and a Danish energy company have proposed a joint venture which could see the UK's largest wind farm erected in the Irish Sea. With up to 440 wind turbines the site could generate as much Mon, 16 Jul 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/irish-sea-windfarm-proposal Manx Inflation Falls in June https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-falls-in-june The Isle of Man inflation rate fell in June as measured by the retail prices index. The rate decreased from 2.9% in May to 2.5% Mon, 09 Jul 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-falls-in-june Irish Sea windfarm poses problem for Steam Packet https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/irish-sea-windfarm-poses-problem-for-steam-packet Plans by energy company Centrica for a new wind farm in the Irish Sea, between the Isle of Man and north-west England will cause problems on shipping routes between Douglas and the ports of Heysham a Wed, 27 Jun 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/irish-sea-windfarm-poses-problem-for-steam-packet IOM Football Squad to take part in International Challenge Shield https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/iom-football-squad-to-take-part-in-international-challenge-shield The Isle of Man senior mens football team led by Captain Sean Quaye, our Depot Supervisor, will travel to Gibraltar at the end of June to take part in the inaugural International Challenge Shield t Mon, 18 Jun 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/iom-football-squad-to-take-part-in-international-challenge-shield Ben My Chree sailing delayed 12.06.12 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ben-my-chree-sailing-delayed-12-06-12 Due to technical problems the Tuesday 12th June 02.15 Heysham to Douglas has been delayed. The veseel finally departed Heysham at 06.35 and is due in Douglas at 10.05. Tue, 12 Jun 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ben-my-chree-sailing-delayed-12-06-12 Steam Packets busiest TT for years https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packets-busiest-tt-for-years The Steam Packet Comapany sat that this years TT Festival was the busiest for a decadewith the exception of the centenary year in 2007.Arrival Figures show that the Company carried more passenger Mon, 11 Jun 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packets-busiest-tt-for-years Mona's Queen anchor placed in final resting place https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/mona-s-queen-anchor-placed-in-final-resting-place The anchor of the Steam Packet vessel Mona's Queen which was lost at Dunkirk has at last been positioned in its final resting place at Kallow Point, Port St Mary. The Monas Queen was one of eight Wed, 23 May 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/mona-s-queen-anchor-placed-in-final-resting-place St Georges achieve grand slam of Manx Football https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-achieve-grand-slam-of-manx-football ST GEORGES have achieved the distinction of being only the fourth club to win the Grand Slam of Manx football following a nail biting match at the Bowl on Sunday afternoon when they finally overcam Mon, 21 May 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-achieve-grand-slam-of-manx-football Braddan Commissioners upgrade estate lighting https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/braddan-commissioners-upgrade-estate-lighting Braddan Commissioners have completed installation of new LED streetlights believed to be the first major LED street lighting scheme carried out by the Manx Electricity Authority.The 12 LED lamps hav Tue, 15 May 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/braddan-commissioners-upgrade-estate-lighting Manx inflation continues downward trend https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-continues-downward-trend The annual rate of inflation as measured by the Isle of Man Retail Prices Index (RPI) fell this month to 2.5% for April, down from 3.0% in March. The annual rate of inflation excluding housing cos Mon, 14 May 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-continues-downward-trend MIC provide assistance to TT ZERO team https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/mic-provide-assistance-to-tt-zero-team Manx Independent Carriers are pleased to provide assistance to Isle of Man based Team MANTTX Racing.Team ManTTX Racing return to the series with this years entry, ManTTX MKII. The team from t Wed, 09 May 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/mic-provide-assistance-to-tt-zero-team British Airways new service on London City route https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/british-airways-new-service-on-london-city-route Ever since Irish carrier Aer Arann ceased flying to London City Airport there have been no direct flights from the Island to this useful Eurpoean hub.Today British Airways has announced it will resu Wed, 09 May 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/british-airways-new-service-on-london-city-route St Georges win Canda Life premier league again. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-win-canda-life-premier-league-again- On Wednesday 2nd May, our sponsored team, St Georges AFC secured their seventh premier division title in nine seasons when they beat Castletown 0-11.The win gives Geordies an unassailable lead of fo Tue, 08 May 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-win-canda-life-premier-league-again- Ben My Chree returns to service https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ben-my-chree-returns-to-service Fri, 04 May 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ben-my-chree-returns-to-service St Georges triumph again https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-triumph-again Our sponsored team, St Georges AFC have once again proved their mettle over the Easter Weekend with another cup win.ST Georges Grand Slam hopes remain intact after they came from three goals down Tue, 17 Apr 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-triumph-again Steam Packet criticise wind farm plans https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-criticise-wind-farm-plans The Isle of Man Government is making plans to ensure any wind farms built in Manx waters would not affect ferry routes.This follows criticism from the Steam Packet Company over Centricas plans fo Mon, 16 Apr 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-criticise-wind-farm-plans Ben My Chree in dock for bi-ennial refit https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ben-my-chree-in-dock-for-bi-ennial-refit The Steam Packet has issued a reminder to passengers that the Ben-my-Chree will enter dry-dock next week for its biennial overhaul.The vessel will be in dock from from Monday 16th April until Saturd Mon, 16 Apr 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ben-my-chree-in-dock-for-bi-ennial-refit Manx Inflation down https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-down Manx Inflation as measured by the RPI (retail prices index) fell to 3% in March 2012, the lowest figure since November 2009. Sun, 15 Apr 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-down Isle of Man in English FA Inter League Final https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-in-english-fa-inter-league-final The Isle of Man Football Squad remain on course to win the English FAs Inter-League Cup for a second time after they overcame 2008 victors the Southern Amateur League 2-1 in the competitions sem Wed, 28 Mar 2012 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-in-english-fa-inter-league-final Ben My Chree suffers engine failure https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ben-my-chree-suffers-engine-failure The Isle of Man Steam Packet vessel Ben-my-Chree had to return to Douglas on Saturday afternoon (10th March) when a problem occurred with one of its engines during the regular weekend sailing to Birke Mon, 12 Mar 2012 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ben-my-chree-suffers-engine-failure Manx Independent Carriers investment in new vehicles https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-carriers-investment-in-new-vehicles Pictured above are three brand new MAN TGS tractor units being handed over to John Jones, Managing Director of our UK subsidiary, Walter Edmundson (Haulage) Ltd. These vehicles will compliment our exi Tue, 06 Mar 2012 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-carriers-investment-in-new-vehicles Isle of Man Ferry Service 'vulnerable' https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-ferry-service-vulnerable- The ferry service to the Isle of Man operated by the Steam Packet Company is one of the most vulnerable in the north west of Europe, a travel watchdog has said.Consumer group, Travel Watch Isle of M Wed, 29 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-ferry-service-vulnerable- Oversize Portakabin delivery https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/oversize-portakabin-delivery Manx Independent Carriers were pleased to have been entrusted with the movement of 5 huge portakabins which will form a new suite of offices for Colas IOM. The Portakabins measured some 4 metres in Wed, 22 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/oversize-portakabin-delivery Isle of Man Budget announced. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-budget-announced- Eddie Teare the Islands Treasury Minister, has this morning (21st February) delivered the Government's budget to Tynwald outlining a four year rebalancing plan.Tax remains largely unaltered with the Tue, 21 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-budget-announced- St Georges AFC nominated for IOM Sports Awards https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-afc-nominated-for-iom-sports-awards Our favourite sponsored team, St Georges have reached the short list for nominations for the Isle of Man Sports Awards. Former World Superbike Champion James Toseland is to be the Guest of Honour at t Mon, 20 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-afc-nominated-for-iom-sports-awards Steam Packet stand in vessels found? https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-stand-in-vessels-found- During question time in the House of Keys on Tuesday 14th February, Onchan MHK Zac Hall asked Chief Minister Allan Bell what framework was in place to guarantee the Isle of Man's strategic lifeline. Tue, 14 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-stand-in-vessels-found- Steam Packet considering moving to Liverpool https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-considering-moving-to-liverpool The Isle of Man Steam Packet has indicated that it is considering concentrating its main services in Liverpool instead of the Port of Heysham which was the port that Manx Line used from the late 1970' Mon, 13 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-considering-moving-to-liverpool Hilary Devey, Pallex boss, guest speaker at Mount Murray Hotel. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/hilary-devey-pallex-boss-guest-speaker-at-mount-murray-hotel- Award-winning entrepreneur and star of the BBCs Dragons Den Hilary Devey was the guest speaker at the Isle of Man Sporting and Dining Club event on Thursday 26th January.Ms Devey is the founde Tue, 31 Jan 2012 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/hilary-devey-pallex-boss-guest-speaker-at-mount-murray-hotel- Monas Queen anchor memorial decided on. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/monas-queen-anchor-memorial-decided-on- Port St Mary Commissioners have decided that the anchor from the Steam Packet vessel Monas Queen should go at the very point of the headland known as Kallow Point where it will become a fitting and Mon, 23 Jan 2012 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/monas-queen-anchor-memorial-decided-on- Isle of Man counts cost of ferry disruption in December https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-counts-cost-of-ferry-disruption-in-december Isle of Man businesses are counting the cost of the recent ferry cancellations in December, according to the Government.In the January sitting of Tynwald on Tuesday 17th, Minister for Economic Devel Wed, 18 Jan 2012 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-counts-cost-of-ferry-disruption-in-december Port of Heysham silting up https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/port-of-heysham-silting-up Peel Ports, the owners of Heysham Port, is seeking contractors for the dredging project at the harbour.Plans were revealed which include dredging some 36,000 cubic metres of silt from the harbour an Mon, 16 Jan 2012 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/port-of-heysham-silting-up Ben my Chree due for biennial inspection. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ben-my-chree-due-for-biennial-inspection- The IOM Steam Packet RO-Pax vessel Ben My Chree is due to go into dry dock in April this year for her statutory inspection and overhaul which is expected to take about three weeks.During this time, Fri, 13 Jan 2012 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ben-my-chree-due-for-biennial-inspection- Severe weather boosts Isle of Man air freight figures https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/severe-weather-boosts-isle-of-man-air-freight-figures Disruption to recent sailings and poor weather in December 2011 meant there was a big jump in the number of people using Ronaldsway last month as well as a 75% boost in air freight traffic between the Wed, 11 Jan 2012 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/severe-weather-boosts-isle-of-man-air-freight-figures MIC Chairman calls for Fast Craft replacement https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/mic-chairman-calls-for-fast-craft-replacement Following a disastrous December 2011 in terms of reliability of service of the Islands ferries, our Chairman, John Quaye, has called on the Steam Packet Company to consider disposing of its fast craft Tue, 10 Jan 2012 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/mic-chairman-calls-for-fast-craft-replacement Manx Inflation falls https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-falls The Manx annual rate of inflation as measured by the Retail Prices Index (RPI) fell again in December, finishing the year at 4.7 per cent, down from 5 per cent in November and well below its peak of 6 Mon, 09 Jan 2012 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-falls Steam Packet overnight sailing cancelled. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-overnight-sailing-cancelled- Due to the forecast deterioration in conditions with Northwest severe gales forecast later this evening and tonight this evenings Ben my Chree (Wednesday 4th January) Douglas to Heysham 19:45 sai Wed, 04 Jan 2012 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-overnight-sailing-cancelled- Steam Packet sailings cancelled tonight https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-sailings-cancelled-tonight Continued high winds in the Irish Sea have forced cancellation of tonights 19.45 sailing to Heysham and the return journey to Douglas at 02.15 tomorrow, Wednesday 4th January 2012.Follow us on Twitt Tue, 03 Jan 2012 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-sailings-cancelled-tonight Steam Packet sailings resume today but more gales forecast https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-sailings-resume-today-but-more-gales-forecast The Ben My Chree sailed from Douglas on time today Wednesday 4th and the return journey from Heysham at 14.15 is expected to be on time also. However forecasted gales this evening may cause further Tue, 03 Jan 2012 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-sailings-resume-today-but-more-gales-forecast New Year starts of with more shipping cancellations. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/new-year-starts-of-with-more-shipping-cancellations- Sustained high winds have once again forced the cancellation of Steam Packet sailings from Douglas to Heysham this morning. The 14.15 afternoon return sailing from Heysham has also been cancelled.Th Mon, 02 Jan 2012 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/new-year-starts-of-with-more-shipping-cancellations- Sailings cancelled due to high winds https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/sailings-cancelled-due-to-high-winds Steam Packet sailings have once again been cancelled due to high winds at the Port of Heysham. With winds of 50mph forecast at Heysham, the 19.45 sailing from the Isle of Man was cancelled on Wednesda Thu, 29 Dec 2011 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/sailings-cancelled-due-to-high-winds St Georges win Railway Cup again. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-win-railway-cup-again- Our sponsored team St Georges have once again won the IOMFA Railway Cup.A late winner in extra-time saw St George's lift the Cup at the Bowl on Boxing Day.Frank Jones scored after being set up by Thu, 29 Dec 2011 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-win-railway-cup-again- Isle of Man sailings back to normal https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-sailings-back-to-normal The Ben My Chree arrived in Douglas harbour early this morning Tuesday, 20.12.11, with a full load of trailers having departed from Heysham at 02.15 in freight only mode. There is still a substantial Tue, 20 Dec 2011 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-sailings-back-to-normal Isle of Man sailings update https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-sailings-update- Following calmer weather over the past weekend, the fastcraft Mannanan has performed well and managed to keep the Island supplied with foodstuff and perishables although the vessel can only carry eigh Mon, 19 Dec 2011 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-sailings-update- Isle of Man sailings update. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-sailings-update- The Steam Packet vessel Ben my Chree sailed late Wednesday morning (14th December) and finally arrived in the Port of Heysham in the evening. Sailing as a dedicated freight vessel, she carried in the Thu, 15 Dec 2011 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-sailings-update- Good news on the weather front https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/good-news-on-the-weather-front Following the unprecedented recent bad weather with wind gusts to storm force 10 on occasions it appears that there is now a break in the forthcoming weather with winds diminishing as the weekend appr Wed, 14 Dec 2011 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/good-news-on-the-weather-front Unprecedented weather conditions disrupt sailings again. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/unprecedented-weather-conditions-disrupt-sailings-again- Having cleared most of the backlog of freight over the weekend the Isle of Man Steam Packet once again had to cancel the overnight sailing on Monday 12th December and have announced that there will be Tue, 13 Dec 2011 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/unprecedented-weather-conditions-disrupt-sailings-again- Sailings update https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/sailings-update The Ben My Chree sailed overnight on Wednesday 7th December and arrived Thursday morning with a full compliment of freight trailers. However there is still a substantial backlog of trailers awaiting s Thu, 08 Dec 2011 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/sailings-update Christmas Opening Hours https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/christmas-opening-hours Manx Independent Carriers Christmas opening hours are as follows:Isle of Man DepotMonday 19th to Friday 23rd December: Open as normal 8am - 6pmSaturday 24th December: 8am - 11amSunday 26th to Tu Thu, 08 Dec 2011 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/christmas-opening-hours Gales continue to disrupt sailings https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/gales-continue-to-disrupt-sailings Severe gales gusting to Force 9 in the Irish Sea have severely affected IOM Steam Packet sailings to and from Heysham. Both round trip sailings on Tuesday 6th December were cancelled and Wednesday 7th Wed, 07 Dec 2011 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/gales-continue-to-disrupt-sailings Ongoing bad weather threatens sailings https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ongoing-bad-weather-threatens-sailings After a week of almost constant gales and with the Isle of Man Steam Vessel suffering with a damaged bow thruster leading to numerous cancellations, a considerable backlog of trailers has built up at Mon, 05 Dec 2011 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ongoing-bad-weather-threatens-sailings New trailers delivered. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/new-trailers-delivered- Further investment in our UK subsidiary, Walter Edmundson (Haulage) Ltd has seen the delivery of two new SDC Double Deck curtain sided trailers which will be used on the nighly trunk to Melton Mowbray Mon, 21 Nov 2011 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/new-trailers-delivered- Mona's Queen anchor finally on Manx soil https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/mona-s-queen-anchor-finally-on-manx-soil Manx Independent Carriers are proud to announce the arrival on Manx soil of the anchor of the ill fated vessel Mona's Queen.The Steam Packet Company ship Mona's Queen was sunk by the Germans during Mon, 31 Oct 2011 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/mona-s-queen-anchor-finally-on-manx-soil Latest Addition to MIC Van Fleet https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/latest-addition-to-mic-van-fleet Manx Independent Carriers have taken delivery of four new Ford Transit 300/115 delivery vans. The vehicles were supplied locally by the 4WD and Van Centre and bring our parcel van fleet to 22. This gi Mon, 24 Oct 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/latest-addition-to-mic-van-fleet John Quaye standing for Onchan Commissioners election https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/john-quaye-standing-for-onchan-commissioners-election Following the resignation of Brian Stowell and the death of Ray Kniveton there are two vacancies on the board of Onchan Commissioners. John Quaye has put his names forward as a candidate - John Quaye Mon, 24 Oct 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/john-quaye-standing-for-onchan-commissioners-election Monday 24th October Steam Packet Sailings cancelled https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/monday-24th-october-steam-packet-sailings-cancelled Storm force winds have led to the cancellation of sailings to Heysham and Liverpool today Monday 24th October.The Ben-my-Chree's morning sailing - and its return from Heysham were cancelled an Mon, 24 Oct 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/monday-24th-october-steam-packet-sailings-cancelled Isle of Man has new Chief Minister https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-has-new-chief-minister The Isle of Mans new Chief Minister, Allan Bell has stated his intention to lead a united government which is intolerant of in-fighting.Allan Bell made the promise after being chosen as the Wed, 12 Oct 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-has-new-chief-minister MIC expertise required for giant bridge load https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/mic-expertise-required-for-giant-bridge-load Manx Independent Carriers expertise in moving abnormal loads was called for when we recently delivered the new footbridge which will span the TT course near Signpost Corner between the new Bemahague S Mon, 10 Oct 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/mic-expertise-required-for-giant-bridge-load Manx Independent assist Freemasons TLC Appeal https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-assist-freemasons-tlc-appeal Manx Independent Carriers are pleased to have been of assistance to the local Freemasons Lodge by shipping, free of charge, a consignment of Teddy Bears.Nobles Hospital has been chosen as one of Mon, 03 Oct 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-assist-freemasons-tlc-appeal St Georges win 1st match on new pitch https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-win-1st-match-on-new-pitch Reigning Premier League champions and MIC sponsored team St George's were 8-1 winners of the 2011 Eric Fletcher Charity Shield, when they played Rushen under floodlights at the newly refurbished Bowl Mon, 03 Oct 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-win-1st-match-on-new-pitch Isle of Man General Election 29.09.11 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-general-election-29-09-11 The highest number of people ever have registered to vote in the Isle of Man General Election on Thursday 29th September.Statistics produced by the Government show that there are some 60,000 potenti Tue, 27 Sep 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-general-election-29-09-11 TOTAL sold for €67 MILLION https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/total-sold-for-67-million Irish based DCC has agreed to buy oil distribution assets owned by Total in Britain, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands in a deal worth 67 million.DCC Energy is one of the leading oil and li Tue, 27 Sep 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/total-sold-for-67-million BEN-MY-CHREE DRY DOCK POSTPONED https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ben-my-chree-dry-dock-postponed The planned three day dry-dock to effect bow thrusters repairs to the Ben-my-Chree from Friday 30th September has now been postponed.The dates were scheduled after advice from the manufacturer as to Mon, 26 Sep 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ben-my-chree-dry-dock-postponed Warehouse for rent https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/warehouse-for-rent Manx Independent Carriers are pleased to offer one of our modern warehouses for rent. The building is steel clad with two roller shutter doors and 5 metre eaves. Total internal area is approximately 3 Wed, 14 Sep 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/warehouse-for-rent Steam Packet cancel sailings for Monday 12th September https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-cancel-sailings-for-monday-12th-september Strong winds which have been forecast for the next few days may affect Isle of Man Steam Packet sailings, the company has warned.The tail end of Hurricane Katia has promoted warnings of winds South Mon, 12 Sep 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-cancel-sailings-for-monday-12th-september Commonwealth Youth games 2011 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/commonwealth-youth-games-2011 Following a long build up the 2011 Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG) is finally about to begin. With around 1,000 athletes arriving from 66 nations and spanning five continents, the athletes will comp Wed, 07 Sep 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/commonwealth-youth-games-2011 Bofors gun for Military Museum https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/bofors-gun-for-military-museum Manx Independent Carriers are pleased to have been of assistance to the Manx Aviation Preservation Society in shipping a Bofors Gun for display at the Manx Aviation and Military Museum at Ronaldsway A Tue, 06 Sep 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/bofors-gun-for-military-museum Manx National Two day Trial 2011 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-national-two-day-trial-2011 Manx Independent Carriers are pleased to sponsor the premier award for the Manx National Two day Trial for a fifth year and which is now a major event within the Manx Grand Prix festival.The event t Tue, 30 Aug 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-national-two-day-trial-2011 Order for 2 new trailers placed https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/order-for-2-new-trailers-placed Manx Independent Carriers have placed an order for two new double deck curtainsided trailers to service our UK Pallex business. Our UK depot, Walter Edmundson (Haulage) Limited are the Liverpool "L" P Tue, 30 Aug 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/order-for-2-new-trailers-placed OFT report into Steam Packet pulled https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/oft-report-into-steam-packet-pulled The cost of dealing with a major investigation by the IOM Office of Fair Trading into the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company has cost the company almost 1 million, says SPCo chairman Robert Quayle.I Mon, 22 Aug 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/oft-report-into-steam-packet-pulled Steamer "Manxman" to be broken up https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steamer-manxman-to-be-broken-up The historic Steam Packet vessel "Manxman" will finally sail into oblivion later this year as all rescue attempts have been exhausted.The Manxman, last of the Steam Packets traditional passenger ves Sun, 21 Aug 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steamer-manxman-to-be-broken-up Isle of Man Recycling https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-recycling The future of the Isle of Man's eastern district civic amenity site has been secured for the benefit of future generations.Responsibility for the site at Middle River industrial estate is now divide Thu, 04 Aug 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-recycling Pallex boss joins the Dragons Den. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/pallex-boss-joins-the-dragons-den- Hilary Devey started Pall-Ex in 1996 as a one-woman, one-truck operation which made 50 a day.Now, her multi-million pound empire is the UK's number one company for the distribution of palletised f Wed, 27 Jul 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/pallex-boss-joins-the-dragons-den- New Meat Processing Plant for Isle of Man https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/new-meat-processing-plant-for-isle-of-man William and Lynda Christian have proposed to build a new meat processing plant at their Ellerslie Farm and say they want to provide the local industry with some healthy competition.Thy claim the ex Tue, 26 Jul 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/new-meat-processing-plant-for-isle-of-man Manx Grand Prix 2011 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-grand-prix-2011 The 2011 Manx Grand Prix Festival is less than a month away with practice and qualifying for the races getting underway on Saturday 20th AugustThe two week festival, which has been held ever since 1 Mon, 25 Jul 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-grand-prix-2011 Golfers donation to Hospice. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/golfers-donation-to-hospice- A group of golfers from Douglas Golf Club have made a donation to Hospice IOM following their annual Golfing trip to the UK. 26 members of the club travelled to the UK for a weekend of friendly comp Wed, 13 Jul 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/golfers-donation-to-hospice- Assistance for Morocco https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/assistance-for-morocco Our sister company, Walter Edmundson (Hualage) Ltd recently collected a pallet of goods free of charge from Liverpool and shipped it through the Pallex Network for a very good cause.The goods are ob Tue, 12 Jul 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/assistance-for-morocco Staff news https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/staff-news Tony Brown the Pallex Manager at our Skelmersdale depot had the pleasure of marrying his lovely new bride Kristie at Wigan Magistrates office on Saturday 2nd July. Tonys wife Kristie has moved from Mon, 11 Jul 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/staff-news Elton John concert ready to rock https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/elton-john-concert-ready-to-rock Following delivery of the giant marquee which will house the Elton John Concert, we have been working closely with the promoters, Marshall Arts, to deliver all the peripheral equipment required to sta Tue, 14 Jun 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/elton-john-concert-ready-to-rock Ben My Chree out of service for repairs https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ben-my-chree-out-of-service-for-repairs Prior to TT Week the Steam Packet vessel, Ben My Chree suffered damage to one of her two bow thrusters when debris was ingested. Whilst the vessel can still operate safely with only one thruster, a qu Mon, 13 Jun 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ben-my-chree-out-of-service-for-repairs Edmundson Haulage came second place in the Pallex Charity Golf tournament. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/edmundson-haulage-came-second-place-in-the-pallex-charity-golf-tournament- Partnered with 2 gentlemen from the Bristan Group who are suppliers of bathroom suites and accessories, playing at the Oulton Hall De-Vere course in Leeds, John Jones & Steve Hamblett (MD and Transpor Mon, 13 Jun 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/edmundson-haulage-came-second-place-in-the-pallex-charity-golf-tournament- TT arrivals up on previous years https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/tt-arrivals-up-on-previous-years The Isle of Man Steam Packet have reported that sea arrivals for this years TT period are up 6.7% on 2010's total. A spokesman said that the total number of passengers carried amounts to 33,172 for th Mon, 13 Jun 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/tt-arrivals-up-on-previous-years Tent for Elton John concert arrives on the Isle of Man https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/tent-for-elton-john-concert-arrives-on-the-isle-of-man Manx Independent Carriers have once again been called on to provide logistics for another major pop concert on the Isle of Man.Following the demise of the Bay Festival, strenuous efforts have been m Sun, 12 Jun 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/tent-for-elton-john-concert-arrives-on-the-isle-of-man Final resting place for Monas Queen anchor decided on. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/final-resting-place-for-monas-queen-anchor-decided-on- THE anchor from the Steam Packet ship Mona's Queen which was recovered last year as part of the 70th anniversary commemoration of Operation Dynamo at Dunkirk will become a permanent memorial to all th Tue, 31 May 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/final-resting-place-for-monas-queen-anchor-decided-on- IOM TT Races Mountain Course Centenary https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/iom-tt-races-mountain-course-centenary There is no sporting event anyhwere which compares to the Isle of Man TT Races. Other motorcycle races held on circuits don't come anywhere near the thrill and spectacle of watching intrepid riders re Wed, 25 May 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/iom-tt-races-mountain-course-centenary Bad weather forces cancellation of sailings https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/bad-weather-forces-cancellation-of-sailings The Steam Packet vessel Ben my Chree and fast craft Mannanan were kept in port yesterday, Monday 24th May, due to winds gusting to 70mph in the Irish Sea. The Ben My Chree finally sailed to Heysham Tue, 24 May 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/bad-weather-forces-cancellation-of-sailings St Georges complete the treble! https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-complete-the-treble- St Georges win IOM FA Hospital CupSt Georges took their third trophy of a fantastic season at Ballafletcher on Sunday night (22nd May) when they overwhelmed St Marys 5-1 to once again win t Mon, 23 May 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-complete-the-treble- St Georges win Junior Cup https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-win-junior-cup ST Georges became Ascot Hotel Junior Cup champions for 2010-11 after a 1-0 victory over St Johns in a tense game at Ramsey AFC's, Ballacloan Stadium on Sunday 15th May.A header by Stuart Bell- Tue, 17 May 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-win-junior-cup Isle of Man Bay Festival cancelled https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-bay-festival-cancelled Citing poor advance ticket sales, Isle of Man Bay Festival promoter, Jonathan Irving announced today, Tuesday 17th May that there was no alternative but to cancel the 3 day festival which would have i Tue, 17 May 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-bay-festival-cancelled SS Manxman to be broken up. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ss-manxman-to-be-broken-up- One of the last remaining traditional passenger vessels, TSS Manxman is to be sent to the breakers yard.It's a sad end for the ship that completed its maiden voyage on the Douglas to Liverpool route Mon, 16 May 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ss-manxman-to-be-broken-up- St Georges break another record https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-break-another-record In the Isle of Man's Canada Life Premier League on Wednesday 11th May, St Georges completed their final game of their successful league campaign as they eased past Castletown 9-0 at Glencrutchery R Sun, 15 May 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-break-another-record Rally star David Higgins to attempt TT Course lap record - in a car https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/rally-star-david-higgins-to-attempt-tt-course-lap-record-in-a-car Former British Rally Champion and islander David Higgins will attempt to set a new lap record for a car on the closed road Isle of Man TT course, in a production-based Subaru Impreza.The standing la Wed, 11 May 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/rally-star-david-higgins-to-attempt-tt-course-lap-record-in-a-car Ellan Vannin Airways mystery https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ellan-vannin-airways-mystery A new Airline are claiming to be bringing back the "Golden Age of Travel" when they launch their services on the Isle of Man next year. However IOM Airport Director, Anne Reynolds says it's strange Tue, 10 May 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ellan-vannin-airways-mystery New Hyster fork lift trucks delivered https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/new-hyster-fork-lift-trucks-delivered As part of our ongoing vehicle replacement programme, a further three new Hyster Fork Lift Trucks have been handed over to our UK depot, Walter Edmundson (Haulage) Limited at Skelmersdale.The trucks Wed, 27 Apr 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/new-hyster-fork-lift-trucks-delivered St George’s lift Premier League title https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-george-s-lift-premier-league-title- St Georges Captain Sean Quaye lifting the Canada Life Premier League cup.Our sponsored team St Georges defeat Kirk Michael to land their sixth top-flight crown in eight seasonsSt Georges lande Tue, 26 Apr 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-george-s-lift-premier-league-title- Commonwealth Youth Games https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/commonwealth-youth-games The first Commonwealth Youth Games were held in Scotland in August 2000 when 733 Athletes from 14 countries competed in 8 sports over 3 days. The second edition of the Commonwealth Youth Games took Thu, 21 Apr 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/commonwealth-youth-games Steam Packet Company launch new website https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-company-launch-new-website THE Isle of Man Steam Packet Company has launched a new updated website.The site promises a more user-friendly experience for passengers and provides several enhancements over the old site.The Ste Thu, 21 Apr 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-company-launch-new-website ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET COMPANY ANNOUNCES NEW OWNERSHIP STRUCTURE https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-steam-packet-company-announces-new-ownership-structure The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company has announced that following the successful refinancing of the business by a group of banks led by Banco Espirito Santo, a new ownership structure is now in place. Fri, 08 Apr 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-steam-packet-company-announces-new-ownership-structure IOM Post strike cancelled https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/iom-post-strike-cancelled Strike action planned by Isle of Man postal workers on Tuesday, April 12, has been called off, after further talks between management and the Communication Workers Union.Terry Pullinger, CWU nationa Thu, 07 Apr 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/iom-post-strike-cancelled Isle of Man Postal Workers go on strike https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-postal-workers-go-on-strike The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has now confirmed that its Isle of Man Post members will be striking for 24 hours next Tuesday the 12th April.Isle of Man Post Chief Executive, Mike Kelly, has Tue, 05 Apr 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-postal-workers-go-on-strike Haulage legend Edward Stobart dies aged 56 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/haulage-legend-edward-stobart-dies-aged-56 TRUCKING legend Edward Stobart, whose lorry empire is so famous it has a 25,000-strong fan club, has died aged 56.The haulage magnate, who built up the Eddie Stobart lorry business and ran it for mo Mon, 04 Apr 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/haulage-legend-edward-stobart-dies-aged-56 44 tonne weight limit legislation withdrawn at 11th hour. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/44-tonne-weight-limit-legislation-withdrawn-at-11th-hour- In yet another remarkable U-turn, Transport Minister, Phil Gawne, has ordered the withdrawal of legislation which would have allowed 44 tonne GVW artics on Manx roads from 1st April 2011.Minister Ga Fri, 01 Apr 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/44-tonne-weight-limit-legislation-withdrawn-at-11th-hour- RMT Union backs Steam Packet https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/rmt-union-backs-steam-packet The Rail, Maritime and Transport Union (RMT) have issued a warning to any other operator attempting to set up a rival freight service to the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company. The RMT is concerned wi Wed, 30 Mar 2011 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/rmt-union-backs-steam-packet St Georges AFC make record score! https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-afc-make-record-score- Our sponsored team St Georges Football Club broke a record today, Saturday 26th March, when they racked up the Canada Life Premier Leagues biggest ever scoreline with a 0-24 win over already relega Sat, 26 Mar 2011 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-afc-make-record-score- Addition to vehicle fleet https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/addition-to-vehicle-fleet As part of our continous vehicle replacement programme and our switch over to the German manufacturer MAN, we have recently acquired another 44 tonne MAN TGA tractor unit resplendent in its new liver Thu, 17 Mar 2011 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/addition-to-vehicle-fleet Isle of Man postal workers vote in favour of strike action https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-postal-workers-vote-in-favour-of-strike-action- Manx postal workers have voted overwhelmingly in favour of taking strike action over a pay dispute with IOM Post.For the first time, a secret strike ballot of members of the Communication Workers Un Wed, 16 Mar 2011 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-postal-workers-vote-in-favour-of-strike-action- New Technology https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/new-technology An example of our new barcode scanning technology can be found above. This barcode contains our Company contact information and is the same system we use to label goods. The information can be read by Mon, 14 Mar 2011 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/new-technology Isle of Man Post dispute https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-post-dispute Postal workers on the Isle of Man are to hold their first ever strike ballot, in a row over pay. The Communication Workers Union said its 270 members will vote on whether to launch industrial action f Tue, 22 Feb 2011 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-post-dispute LIverpool - Isle of Man container service ends. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/liverpool-isle-of-man-container-service-ends- The container service operated by Mezeron between Douglas and Liverpool officially ends Saturday 19th February. The two vessels used, the Kurkse and the Kalana, have come to the end of their charte Sat, 19 Feb 2011 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/liverpool-isle-of-man-container-service-ends- Manx Inflation continues upward https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-continues-upward Manx Inflation has risen to its highest level for 27 months. The Treasury advises that it is now 6% for January up from 5.5% in December 2010. Treasury Minister Anne Craine says the latest annual Fri, 18 Feb 2011 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-continues-upward Isle of Man - Liverpool container service finished - Official https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-liverpool-container-service-finished-official An official press release from Peter Dohle, the parent company of local shipping company Mezeron Ltd of Ramsey, have today, Thursday 10th February 2011, announced that their container service between Thu, 10 Feb 2011 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-liverpool-container-service-finished-official Graylaw / Mezeron container service comes to an end. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/graylaw-mezeron-container-service-comes-to-an-end- The Manx rumour mill is coming to the conclusion that the much vaunted and heralded Liverpool to Douglas container service is due to fold on Friday 19th February 2011Both the container vessels Kalan Wed, 09 Feb 2011 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/graylaw-mezeron-container-service-comes-to-an-end- High Winds disrupt Irish Sea sailings https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/high-winds-disrupt-irish-sea-sailings Gale force winds caused disruption to sailings in the Irish Sea this weekend. On Friday 4th February the Liverpool - Douglas container service operated by Mezeron was 10 hours late arriving in Douglas Tue, 08 Feb 2011 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/high-winds-disrupt-irish-sea-sailings Monas Queen anchor begins journey home to the Isle of Man https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/monas-queen-anchor-begins-journey-home-to-the-isle-of-man The anchor from the ill fated vessel, Monas Queen, one of three Isle of Man Steam Packet Company ships which were sunk by enemy action at Dunkirk in 1940, is finally on its way home.The anchor wa Fri, 28 Jan 2011 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/monas-queen-anchor-begins-journey-home-to-the-isle-of-man MIC Isle of Man delivery service commended. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/mic-isle-of-man-delivery-service-commended- Manx Independent Carriers attention to detail, training and modern equipment pays dividends when it comes to customer service.Our new lorry mounted crane, already mentioned in our news bulletins ear Mon, 24 Jan 2011 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/mic-isle-of-man-delivery-service-commended- Isle of Man Container service delayed again. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-container-service-delayed-again- Pictured above, the Steam Packet Ro-Ro vessel, Ben-My-Chree in Douglas harbour.The controversial Liverpool - Isle of Man, lift on-lift off, container service once again suffered delays over the week Mon, 24 Jan 2011 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-container-service-delayed-again- Manx Telephone Directory delivered. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-telephone-directory-delivered- Andrew Honour, Manx Telecoms Personal Communications Sales Manager pictured with Michael Coleman, MD of Manx Independent alongside the first load of Telephone Directories. ONCE AGAIN, Manx Independ Fri, 21 Jan 2011 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-telephone-directory-delivered- Steam Packet Company axe fastcraft Snaefell https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-company-axe-fastcraft-snaefell The Isle of Man Steam Packet have announced a major cut back in their fleet as they attempt to reduce their operating costs following freight competition from coastal shipper, Mezeron. Steam Packet Tue, 18 Jan 2011 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-company-axe-fastcraft-snaefell Manx Independent win Delivery Service Accolade https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-win-delivery-service-accolade In our constant strive to be the best, we monitor our own performance and we know the service levels that we achieve. It was therefore most gratifying to have this fact confirmed by one of our custo Mon, 17 Jan 2011 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-win-delivery-service-accolade Manx Inflation up again https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-up-again The annual rate of Manx inflation as measured by the Retail Price Index increased from 5.4% in November to 5.5% in December.Of immediate concern is the significant increase in fuel prices which are Fri, 14 Jan 2011 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-up-again St Georges win Railway Cup https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-win-railway-cup Once again, our sponsored team and Premier League leaders, St Georges AFC, have won the Railway Cup having soundly thrashed their opponents, Peel by 5 goals to 1 at Ballacloan Stadium in Ramsey on Sun Mon, 10 Jan 2011 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-win-railway-cup Manx Independent Carriers wish all their customers Happy New Year https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-carriers-wish-all-their-customers-happy-new-year The Directors and staff at Manx Independent Carriers would like to take this opportunity to thank all their Isle of Man Freight Customers for their support during our 25th anniversary year, 2010 and w Sat, 01 Jan 2011 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-carriers-wish-all-their-customers-happy-new-year Isle of Man Christmas Deliveries https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-christmas-deliveries- The widespread snow which started falling on Friday 17th December and continued into the following day has had a huge impact on our Christmas deliveries. Our UK parcel partners have suffered delays an Thu, 23 Dec 2010 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-christmas-deliveries- Steam Packet issue to be debated in Tynwald https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-issue-to-be-debated-in-tynwald The problems faced by the Isle of Man Steam Packet following the introduction of a rival freight shipping service by Ramsey based company, Mezeron, look set to dominate the December sitting of Tynwald Mon, 13 Dec 2010 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-issue-to-be-debated-in-tynwald More snow predicted https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/more-snow-predicted The British Isles will have a white Christmas this year with heavy snowfall on December 25 a 'foregone conclusion', forecasters said today. Bitterly cold winds from the Arctic will blanket London, Sco Mon, 13 Dec 2010 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/more-snow-predicted MIC Finalists in Awards for Excellence https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/mic-finalists-in-awards-for-excellence Michael Coleman, MD of Manx Independent Carriers being presented with the award by Kathy Smith of Isle of Man Newspapers.HUNDREDS gathered in the Villa Marina on Thursday 18th November, for the bla Mon, 06 Dec 2010 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/mic-finalists-in-awards-for-excellence Weather Update https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/weather-update Manx Independent Carriers are pleased to advise all our customers that we have experienced minimal problems or delays due to the current weather conditions. The North West of England has escaped relat Thu, 02 Dec 2010 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/weather-update HOSPICE ISLE OF MAN AND MANX INDEPENDENT CARRIERS https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/hospice-isle-of-man-and-manx-independent-carriers- HOSPICE ISLE OF MAN AND MANX INDEPENDENT CARRIERS A COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP With pic (by John Dale) A local freight company celebrated 25th years in business by supporting their local hospice, Hospi Wed, 01 Dec 2010 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/hospice-isle-of-man-and-manx-independent-carriers- Onchan School Minibus Appeal https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/onchan-school-minibus-appeal Onchan Primary School children have designed reusable shopping bags which are to be sold to raise funds for a second school mini bus to be used for school outings. Manx Independent Carriers were ple Tue, 30 Nov 2010 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/onchan-school-minibus-appeal RMT Union enters Steam Packet / Mezeron battle https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/rmt-union-enters-steam-packet-mezeron-battle Bob Crow, the defiant left-wing general secretary of the Rail Maritime and Transport Workers union (RMT), was due on the Isle of man on Tuesday 23rd November to meet Phil Gawne, Minister for Infrastru Tue, 23 Nov 2010 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/rmt-union-enters-steam-packet-mezeron-battle Weather causes disruption to travel services https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/weather-causes-disruption-to-travel-services Severe gales in the Irish Sea caused the cancellation of Steam Packet sailings today, Thursday 11th November. Both round trip sailings had to be cancelled following the forecast of storm force 10 gale Thu, 11 Nov 2010 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/weather-causes-disruption-to-travel-services Container vessel suffers engine problem https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/container-vessel-suffers-engine-problem Mezerons chartered container vessel, Kalana got into difficulties when her engine failed as she departed Douglas harbour for Liverpool at about 1.30pm on Wednesday 10th November.The Estonia-regis Wed, 10 Nov 2010 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/container-vessel-suffers-engine-problem New Truck Mounted Crane for Manx Service https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/new-truck-mounted-crane-for-manx-service Manx Independent Carriers are pleased to announce yet another addition to their fleet following delivery of a new truck mounted crane. The Atlas 165.2 has a capacity of 3.8 tonnes at 4 metre radius Mon, 08 Nov 2010 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/new-truck-mounted-crane-for-manx-service Steam Packet CEO comments on rival freight service https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-ceo-comments-on-rival-freight-service Mark Woodward, Chief Executive at the Isle of Man Steam Packet makes comment on the current situation whereby some 30% of the Islands freight has moved overnight to a rival service provided by contain Wed, 03 Nov 2010 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-ceo-comments-on-rival-freight-service Threat to Isle of Man sea passenger services. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/threat-to-isle-of-man-sea-passenger-services- Following the introduction of a daily lift on/lift off freight container service to the Island, the possibility of a reduction in passenger services offered by the IOM Steam Packet has been raised by Sun, 31 Oct 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/threat-to-isle-of-man-sea-passenger-services- St Georges AFC sponsorship. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-afc-sponsorship- John Quaye, Chairman of Manx Independent pictured handing over the sponsors cheque to Team Manager Chris Bass Snr, with St Georges first team.For a sixth consecutive year, Manx Independent Carrier Sun, 17 Oct 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-afc-sponsorship- Manx Inflation on the up again! https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-on-the-up-again- The annual rate of Manx inflation as measured by the Retail Price Index increased from 4.4% in August to 4.7% in September.Despite claims of continued economic growth in the Isle of Man, our politic Fri, 15 Oct 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-on-the-up-again- Aer Arrann to be baled out by haulage firm Eddie Stobart? https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/aer-arrann-to-be-baled-out-by-haulage-firm-eddie-stobart- Cash strapped Irish airline, Aer Arran who connect the Isle of Man with London City and Dublin lost 4.5 million euros due to the problems caused by the Icelandic ash cloud earlier this year and as a r Wed, 13 Oct 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/aer-arrann-to-be-baled-out-by-haulage-firm-eddie-stobart- Element Six delivery Project https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/element-six-delivery-project Manx Independent Carriers have been contracted by Projector Lifting Services to provide transport of some 950 tonnes of press equipment used in the process of manufacturing industrial diamonds by Elem Mon, 11 Oct 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/element-six-delivery-project Isle of Man delivery software continues to receive accolades https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-delivery-software-continues-to-receive-accolades Parcel track and trace is now an industry "must have" with all the major parcel carriers having their own bespoke packages to provide instantaneous delivery data.Manx Independent Carriers recently d Thu, 07 Oct 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-delivery-software-continues-to-receive-accolades Isle of Man's remarkable economic growth https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-s-remarkable-economic-growth The financial year 2008-2009 saw a remarkable net growth rate of 4.7 per cent for the Isle of Man's economy which puts it ahead of many other nations across Europe.Allan Bell. the Minister of the De Wed, 06 Oct 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-s-remarkable-economic-growth Further investment in Isle of Man Haulage https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/further-investment-in-isle-of-man-haulage A further batch of new 13.6 metre curtain sided trailers has now entered the Manx Independent fleet. The trailers when coupled to our new tractor units provide a stunning sight as they travel over the Fri, 01 Oct 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/further-investment-in-isle-of-man-haulage EU meddling threatens haulage efficiency. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/eu-meddling-threatens-haulage-efficiency- UK EU Road haulage representatives in Britain were unanimous in their condemnation of draft legislation to be considered in Brussels which they believe would cause significant damage to Britai Wed, 29 Sep 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/eu-meddling-threatens-haulage-efficiency- Manx Inflation continues downward trend https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-continues-downward-trend The Manx annual rate of inflation as measured by the RPI (retail prices index) decreased to 4.4% in August down from 4.7% in July.The Bank of England said that inflation expectations for the next 12 Mon, 20 Sep 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-continues-downward-trend Isle of Man Economy performing well https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-economy-performing-well August saw the first decrease in unemployment in the Isle of Man for the same month since 2006. The total amount of people without work decreased by 51 to 771, which means there are over 200 less un Tue, 14 Sep 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-economy-performing-well Isle of Man Natural Gas pipeline project https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-natural-gas-pipeline-project Manx Independent Carriers are pleased to have been awarded the contract for transport of some 40 kilometres of gas pipe and associated fittings for the extension to the Islands natural gas distributio Thu, 09 Sep 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-natural-gas-pipeline-project New Manx MAN for the Island. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/new-manx-man-for-the-island- The first of our new fleet of MAN tractor units has now arrived on the Island and has been put into use in our Manx Haulage fleet from 1st August. The TGA 26-390 premium tractor which has a fully auto Thu, 02 Sep 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/new-manx-man-for-the-island- Manx Two Day Trial https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-two-day-trial Manx Independent Carriers were once again pleased to sponsor the presitigious National event of the annual Manx Two Day motorcycle trial.The event attracts more than 275 riders and was once again wo Mon, 30 Aug 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-two-day-trial Manx Independent Depot Improvements https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-depot-improvements A substantial investment in our parcel depot has provided efficiencies in our delivery operations.The installation of five 6 metre wide doors has provided ten loading bays and along with a new parce Mon, 16 Aug 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-depot-improvements St Georges get off to a good start in 2010 football season. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-get-off-to-a-good-start-in-2010-football-season- Our sponsored team, St Georges AFC, captained by our warehouse supervisor Sean Quaye, have made a promising start to the 2010-2011 new Manx football season at Peel on Sunday evening as they defeated R Sun, 15 Aug 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-get-off-to-a-good-start-in-2010-football-season- Manx Inflation falls again. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-falls-again- The annual Manx rate of inflation as measured by the Retail Prices Index fell to 4.7% in July from 5.3% in June .It peaked at 5.6 per cent in May, after rising sharply around the turn of the year. Wed, 11 Aug 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-falls-again- IOM Postal Workers pay dispute still unresolved https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/iom-postal-workers-pay-dispute-still-unresolved IOM Post Office staff are no closer to resolving a pay dispute, Communication Workers' Union national officer Terry Pullinger has warned. This followed the latest meeting on Friday to try to find a so Wed, 11 Aug 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/iom-postal-workers-pay-dispute-still-unresolved Isle of Man Freight Forwarding Success https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-freight-forwarding-success As part of our everyday activities we also carry out Freight Forwarding on behalf of our many and varied customers.Our continued attention to detail and customer care has resulted in an ever growing Wed, 28 Jul 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-freight-forwarding-success Steam Packet Fastcraft suffer engine problems https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-fastcraft-suffer-engine-problems The Steam Packet have issued a statement regarding the technical issues they're currently experiencing with two of their fastcraft vessels.Both the Manannan and the Snaefell vessels have been hit by Wed, 21 Jul 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-fastcraft-suffer-engine-problems New Fleet Addition https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/new-fleet-addition Pictured above is the latest addition to our UK Fleet. The MAN TGA 18-240 rigid joins our fleet which already includes 6 other MAN's which are our preferred manufacturer.The vehicle will be used on Mon, 19 Jul 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/new-fleet-addition Fall in Manx Inflation https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/fall-in-manx-inflation The annual Manx rate of inflation as measured by the Retail Prices Index fell to 5.3% in June from 5.6% in May.Meanwhile on the adjacent Island, according to the Bank of England's forecast for UK in Fri, 16 Jul 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/fall-in-manx-inflation Happy Tynwald Day https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/happy-tynwald-day As the Manx nation prepares to celebrate its National day on Monday 5th July 2010, Manx Independent Carriers would like to wish all our customers and friends a Happy Tynwald Day.TYNWALD IN HISTORY Thu, 01 Jul 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/happy-tynwald-day New Isle of Man Temperature Controlled Distribution Service https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/new-isle-of-man-temperature-controlled-distribution-service Manx Independent Carriers are pleased to announce that we have introduced a new Temperature Controlled Transport and Distribution service between the UK and Isle of Man. Utilising the latest Schmitz t Mon, 21 Jun 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/new-isle-of-man-temperature-controlled-distribution-service Isle of Man Bay Festival https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-bay-festival Work to prepare Nobles park in the Isle of Man for the huge BAY FESTIVAL is under way, organiser Jamie Irving has said. The Isle of Man Bay Festival will be held in Noble's Park in Douglas from 18 Thu, 17 Jun 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-bay-festival Manx Inflation on the rise again! https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-on-the-rise-again- Inflation in the Isle of Man is continuing to rise, and has reached the highest level in almost two years.Manx Inflation now stands at 5.6% an increase of 0.6% on April. Treasury Minister Anne Cra Wed, 16 Jun 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-on-the-rise-again- Isle of Man Postal Strike Warning https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-postal-strike-warning Isle of Man Postal workers could go on strike over the recently announced Government pay freeze. POSTAL workers have moved a step closer to strike action following unsuccessful talks between their u Tue, 15 Jun 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-postal-strike-warning Victoria Pier damaged by "prop-wash" https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/victoria-pier-damaged-by-prop-wash- A huge hole under the stone structure of the Victoria Pier was discovered during scheduled inspections by Department of Infrastructure divers, during TT fortnight.The hole is thought to have been ca Tue, 15 Jun 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/victoria-pier-damaged-by-prop-wash- Manx Independent help promote male cancer awareness https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-help-promote-male-cancer-awareness Some of Manx Independent Carriers team pictured with Near Naked Man.The Male Cancer Awareness Campaign visited the Isle of Man 2010 TT Event to promote their excellent campaign.Near Naked Man is Tue, 08 Jun 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-help-promote-male-cancer-awareness TT 2010 proves great success. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/tt-2010-proves-great-success- THE Isle of Man 2010 TT festival has turned out to be a much better supported event than last year and has enjoyed the best start in years.The Steam Packet has announced that forward booking numbers Mon, 07 Jun 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/tt-2010-proves-great-success- Joey Dunlop Foundation dream becomes reality https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/joey-dunlop-foundation-dream-becomes-reality "Mad Sunday" (6th June) was the day many years of hard work came to fruition for members of the Joey Dunlop Foundation with the grand opening of their disabled holiday accommodation at Braddan Bridge Sun, 06 Jun 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/joey-dunlop-foundation-dream-becomes-reality Steam Packet Vessel Monas Queen Anchor raised https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-vessel-monas-queen-anchor-raised THE anchor of a Steam Packet vessel sunk by the Nazis at Dunkirk was raised from the seabed on the 70th anniversary of the evacuation.Mona's Queen's anchor is being brought back to the Isle of Man t Tue, 01 Jun 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-vessel-monas-queen-anchor-raised Buy local pledge by Isle of Man Government https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/buy-local-pledge-by-isle-of-man-government The Isle of Man Government has announced a new co-ordinated approach to its buying of goods and services that aims both to support the local economy by keeping expenditure on the Island and achieve be Tue, 25 May 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/buy-local-pledge-by-isle-of-man-government UK Trucking Associations Welcome Tax On Foreign Freight Hauliers https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/uk-trucking-associations-welcome-tax-on-foreign-freight-hauliers The Freight Transport Association (FTA)and the Road Haulage Association (RHA) representing the interests of British freight hauliers have welcomed the new coalition governments statement of intenti Mon, 24 May 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/uk-trucking-associations-welcome-tax-on-foreign-freight-hauliers Manx Inflation holds steady https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-holds-steady The annual rate of inflation in the Isle of Man as measured by the Retail Prices Index (RPI) remained the same in April as in March at 5%.In comparison to the UK this is somewhat better news than in Wed, 19 May 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-holds-steady Ladies Driving Challenge https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ladies-driving-challenge Manx Independent Carriers are once again pleased to be associated with the Anthony Nolan Trust. The IOM Friends of the Trust recently organised a Ladies Driving Challenge on Monday 3rd may 2010 at J Mon, 17 May 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ladies-driving-challenge Edmundsons livery revamp https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/edmundsons-livery-revamp In line with our policy of constantly reviewing and updating our operation and profile, the above picture shows our revised livery for our Edmundson operation at Skelmersdale, Lancs. The livery has be Fri, 14 May 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/edmundsons-livery-revamp Manx Independent Carriers assist our Favourite Charity https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-carriers-assist-our-favourite-charity Manx Independent Carriers are once again privileged to assist our favourite charity, Hospice Isle of Man, with a donation of a selection of toys and sports equipment.The fundraising department are h Wed, 12 May 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-carriers-assist-our-favourite-charity Volcanic ash cloud returns causing more air travel chaos https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/volcanic-ash-cloud-returns-causing-more-air-travel-chaos AIR travellers face further disruption due to the Icelandic volcanic ash cloud.The majority of flights to and from Isle of Man Airport were cancelled on Wednesday 5th May due to high density ash. Thu, 06 May 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/volcanic-ash-cloud-returns-causing-more-air-travel-chaos Manx Independent help couples charity effort https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-help-couples-charity-effort Manx Independent Carriers were pleased to assist motorcycle fan Nigel Bowery and his wife with shipment of their Harley Davidson to Atlanta, Georgia, USA in August 2009. They set off on their two mont Sun, 02 May 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-help-couples-charity-effort Airfreight backlog begins to clear https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/airfreight-backlog-begins-to-clear Airfreight hauliers say they are glad to be back to near-normal conditions after the six-day closure of airspace following the Icelandic volcanic eruption caused delays in the global supply chain.Ho Wed, 28 Apr 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/airfreight-backlog-begins-to-clear New Irish Groupage and Full Load Service https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/new-irish-groupage-and-full-load-service IRISH SERVICEManx Independent Carriers have launched a new Irish Groupage and Full Load Service from Northern and Southern Ireland. Loading our own trailers in Ireland we are able to provide quick a Mon, 26 Apr 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/new-irish-groupage-and-full-load-service Manx Independent Carriers the Market Leader in freight https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-carriers-the-market-leader-in-freight Our services continue apace with more innovations and efficiencies. Our hand held scanner technology is now live with our major next day parcels customers and not only has it improved our own effici Sun, 25 Apr 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-carriers-the-market-leader-in-freight Ash cloud halts Northern European air cargo https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ash-cloud-halts-northern-european-air-cargo Following the ongoing closure of European Airspace, the obvious reaction is to use other modes of transport such as Rail, Road and Sea. Air freight for traffic within Europe is not essential as it is Mon, 19 Apr 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ash-cloud-halts-northern-european-air-cargo Air freight suffers ongoing problems due to volcanic dust cloud https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/air-freight-suffers-ongoing-problems-due-to-volcanic-dust-cloud Businesses relying on "just-in-time" air freight across Europe are seeking to minimise the commercial damage from the flight ban across much of northern Europe by utilising road & sea transport follow Sun, 18 Apr 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/air-freight-suffers-ongoing-problems-due-to-volcanic-dust-cloud Volcanic ash causes delays to air services https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/volcanic-ash-causes-delays-to-air-services The European air traffic control organisation has said flights could be disrupted for another 48 hours by ash spewing from a volcano in Iceland. Freight being transported by air may suffer service d Thu, 15 Apr 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/volcanic-ash-causes-delays-to-air-services Manx Inflation up again! https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-up-again- The annual rate of inflation in the Isle of Man increased from 4.8% in February to 5% in March.This figure is considerably more than the current UK figure of 3% and looks set to get worse with the r Tue, 13 Apr 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-up-again- Businesses lodge VAT claims for using Parcelforce https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/businesses-lodge-vat-claims-for-using-parcelforce- Mail-order businesses, internet retailers and other users, including Royal Mail's Parcelforce subsidiary, could potentially backdate VAT reclaims for the past four years following a ruling by HM Reven Tue, 13 Apr 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/businesses-lodge-vat-claims-for-using-parcelforce- Reigning Champions win Isle of Man FA Cup https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/reigning-champions-win-isle-of-man-fa-cup St Georges have once again won the Isle of Man Football Association Cup.A brace of goals from Island forward Calum Morrissey and a penalty from Chris Bass Jnr meant St George's secured the CuPlas FA Tue, 06 Apr 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/reigning-champions-win-isle-of-man-fa-cup 25th Anniversary for Islands Number 1 Carrier https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/25th-anniversary-for-islands-number-1-carrier The Flagship of the Fleet - MAN TGX 26.440THE ISLE OF MAN'S FAVOURITE CARRIER SINCE 1985!This year Manx Independent Carriers commence their 25th year in business with our birthday in November 2010 Thu, 01 Apr 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/25th-anniversary-for-islands-number-1-carrier Return to wintry conditions causes disruption to ferry sailings https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/return-to-wintry-conditions-causes-disruption-to-ferry-sailings The Steam Packet have announced changes to sailing schedules due to Severe Weather Warnings in the Irish Sea, today, Tuesday, March 30th 2010With gales gusting to Force 9 in the Irish Sea this eveni Tue, 30 Mar 2010 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/return-to-wintry-conditions-causes-disruption-to-ferry-sailings St Georges through to IOM Cup Final https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-through-to-iom-cup-final St Georges Captain, Sean Quaye picking up the FA Cup in 2008Our sponsored team, St George's and St Marys clashed at the Bowl today, Saturday 27th March in the IOMFA semi-final of the FA Cup and b Sat, 27 Mar 2010 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-through-to-iom-cup-final Ben My Chree gangway incident https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ben-my-chree-gangway-incident Eight people had to be rescued by the local fire services after a gangway was dislodged while foot passengers boarded the Steam Packet vessel Ben My Chree at Heysham, this afternoon, Friday 26th March Fri, 26 Mar 2010 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ben-my-chree-gangway-incident Ben My Chree back in service https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ben-my-chree-back-in-service The Steam Packet Companys' flagship Ben-my-Chree resumes service on the Douglas - Heysham route on Friday 26th March to the Isle after a three-week absence. The vessel has been undergoing her bienni Thu, 25 Mar 2010 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ben-my-chree-back-in-service Manx Independent Carriers photo archive. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-carriers-photo-archive- Some of our older trucks feature on a website dedicated to North West of England Hauliers and Carriers. The site "Northwest Trucks" owned and maintained by Paul Anderson hosts our archive pictures of Tue, 16 Mar 2010 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-carriers-photo-archive- Manx Independent Carriers in the news again https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-carriers-in-the-news-again As a result of our stunning new 25th Anniversary Livery being seen on the roads of the UK, it seems the trade press are sitting up and taking notice of our Flagship of the Fleet, the MAN TGX 26.440. T Mon, 15 Mar 2010 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-carriers-in-the-news-again Cheats at Royal Mail fix delivery times https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/cheats-at-royal-mail-fix-delivery-times The postal regulator, Postcomm, has discovered that countless workers - from postmen to area managers - have been involved in a nationwide operation to intercept mail sent by an independent monitorin Sun, 14 Mar 2010 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/cheats-at-royal-mail-fix-delivery-times Manx Inflation rises again https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-rises-again The annual rate of inflation as measured by the Retail Prices Index (RPI) increased to 4.8% in February from 4.5% in January Wed, 10 Mar 2010 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-rises-again Clipper Ranger takes over Douglas Heysham freight service. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/clipper-ranger-takes-over-douglas-heysham-freight-service- The Steam Packet Companys' regular vessel, Ben My Chree, is in dock for annual survey and overhaul for three weeks and the freight service has been taken over by the Clipper Ranger which is carrying o Tue, 09 Mar 2010 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/clipper-ranger-takes-over-douglas-heysham-freight-service- Manx Independent deliver steel frame for new school https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-deliver-steel-frame-for-new-school The expertise of Manx Independent Carriers has been called upon to deliver the structural steel framework for the 30 million new secondary school at Bemahague, Onchan, that will house pupils aged 11 Mon, 08 Mar 2010 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-deliver-steel-frame-for-new-school Anne Frank [+ you} Exhibition https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/anne-frank-you-exhibition To coincide with the 65th Anniversary of the arrest of Anne Frank, the 'Anne Frank [+You}' exhibition finally arrives at St Germans Cathedral, Peel.Anne Frank was a Jewish girl who was born in t Thu, 04 Mar 2010 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/anne-frank-you-exhibition Edmundsons History on the Web https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/edmundsons-history-on-the-web A treasure trove of old photographs from our sister company Walter Edmundson (Haulage) Ltd, formerly of Preston, has been unearthed and now features on a prominent website which specialises in the his Wed, 03 Mar 2010 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/edmundsons-history-on-the-web Steam Packet CEO comments on rival freight service https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-ceo-comments-on-rival-freight-service CEO of the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company, Mark Woodward, has commented on Manx Radio on the rival freight container service recently started by Ramsey based Mezeron. The new service operates only Tue, 02 Mar 2010 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-ceo-comments-on-rival-freight-service Ben my Chree in dry dock for annual survey https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ben-my-chree-in-dry-dock-for-annual-survey The Isle of Man Steam Packet vessel Ben-my-Chree will be out of service from March 6th and March 26th for her annual survey.During this period a freight vessel will be chartered to provide the freig Mon, 01 Mar 2010 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ben-my-chree-in-dry-dock-for-annual-survey Easyjet threat to sea services https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/easyjet-threat-to-sea-services Budget airline Easyjet have annouced new services to the Island from Liverpool. This has raised concerns about the impact it will have on other airlines and the Isle of Man Steam Packet. The airl Mon, 01 Mar 2010 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/easyjet-threat-to-sea-services LGV Driver Training https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/lgv-driver-training Our UK Depot, Edmundson Haulage, is already well on the way to having drivers trained to national standards to comply with the requirements of a drivers CPC (Certificate of Professional Competence) A Mon, 22 Feb 2010 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/lgv-driver-training No additional Linkspan in Douglas Harbour https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/no-additional-linkspan-in-douglas-harbour Despite rumours currently circulating, Minister for Transport, David Anderson has stated that it is unlikely that there will be a third linkspan in Douglas Harbour as it would likely breach the Harbou Wed, 17 Feb 2010 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/no-additional-linkspan-in-douglas-harbour Fleet addition https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/fleet-addition Following the recent purchase of new Hyster fork lift trucks for the Isle of Man operation, further new equipment has been purchased for our UK depot at Skelmersdale. Once again we have opted for Hyst Tue, 16 Feb 2010 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/fleet-addition Manx Inflation up again https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-up-again The Manx annual rate of inflation as measured by the Retail Price Index (RPI) has increased from 3.3% in December to 4.5% in January 2010.Prices over the month to mid January increased by only 0.19% Mon, 08 Feb 2010 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-up-again Ben My Chree departure delayed Wednesday https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ben-my-chree-departure-delayed-wednesday The Isle of Man Steam Packets' vessel Ben My Chree has encountered problems prior to her departure to Heysham this morning. On arrival in the early hours a rope and chain from one of the pier fen Wed, 27 Jan 2010 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ben-my-chree-departure-delayed-wednesday Jump in inflation for December 2009 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/jump-in-inflation-for-december-2009 A sharp increase in Manx inflation has been noted for December last year. The annual rate as measured by the retail price index increased from 1.3% in November to 3.3%.This increase is being blamed Tue, 19 Jan 2010 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/jump-in-inflation-for-december-2009 Weather update https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/weather-update Fresh snow has been falling in many parts of the UK, causing more problems for transport made worse by Government imposed by Government imposed limits on road gritting.Met Office warnings of heavy s Wed, 13 Jan 2010 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/weather-update Weather update https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/weather-update Monday 11th January. A mild thaw has set in today and along with rain at low levels most of the snow on the Isle of Man has vanished overnight and conditions are back to normal.However conditions in Mon, 11 Jan 2010 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/weather-update Weather update https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/weather-update With most roads on the Island clear of snow there are still problems with ice due to the very low temperatures which have not risen much above freezing with the forecast predicting the cold spell to c Fri, 08 Jan 2010 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/weather-update Weather update https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/weather-update Most roads on the Isle of Man have now been gritted and are passable with care although a considerable number of roads and streets remain closed due to the freezing conditions. Our vehicles are attemp Wed, 06 Jan 2010 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/weather-update Isle of Man snowbound. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-snowbound- Heavy overnight snow and freezing conditions have brought the island to a standstill today, Tuesday 5th January. Cancellation of postal deliveries, bus services, closure of schools and reduced servi Tue, 05 Jan 2010 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-snowbound- Happy New Year https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/happy-new-year The Directors and staff of Manx Independent Carriers wish all our customers, suppliers and friends a Happy New Year.This time last year, the year ahead looked like being a gloomy one and the forecas Fri, 01 Jan 2010 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/happy-new-year Merry Christmas https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/merry-christmas The Directors and Staff at Manx Independent Carriers wish all our customers and suppliers a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.2009 has been a difficult year for everyone due to the financial turmoi Fri, 25 Dec 2009 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/merry-christmas Weather problems cause delays https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/weather-problems-cause-delays The recent icy weather which created treacherous conditions in the UK and which was the reason for the non shipment of more than 40 trailers on the 02.15 sailing from Heysham on Tuesday morning has ca Wed, 23 Dec 2009 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/weather-problems-cause-delays FREIGHT DELAY NEWSFLASH https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/freight-delay-newsflash TUESDAY 22ND DECEMBER 09.00ICEBOUND HEYSHAM PORT RESTRICTS FREIGHT SHIPMENTSThe Isle of Man Steam Packet Company advise as follows;"Due to extremely severe snow and ice at Heysham Port the Healt Tue, 22 Dec 2009 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/freight-delay-newsflash Manx Inflation increase https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-increase The annual rate of inflation in the Isle of Man rose to 1.3 per cent last month, up from zero in October. The Isle of Man Treasury says the increase was partly due to the sharp fall in the Retail Pr Fri, 11 Dec 2009 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-increase Yet more Isle of Man Steam Packet sailings disrupted by weather https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/yet-more-isle-of-man-steam-packet-sailings-disrupted-by-weather- THE stormy weather has forced the Steam Packet to cancel sailings of the Ben My Chree to Heysham today (Tuesday).With severe gales lashing the Irish Sea, the 8.45am Douglas to Heysham sailing and the Tue, 24 Nov 2009 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/yet-more-isle-of-man-steam-packet-sailings-disrupted-by-weather- Business Synergy https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/business-synergy Over 50 Manx companies and enterprises attended the first Isle of Man Business Synergies event on Tuesday 17th November.The event organised by the Department of Trade and Industry was to encourage Mon, 23 Nov 2009 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/business-synergy Government proclaim "Buy Local" fiasco https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/government-proclaim-buy-local-fiasco Isle of Man Local hauliers have protested against the use of off-island contractors used on the Ronaldsway Airport Runway Extension Scheme. It was considered that the some of the work could have been Sun, 22 Nov 2009 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/government-proclaim-buy-local-fiasco Defective vehicles used on runway extension https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/defective-vehicles-used-on-runway-extension- A recent controversial story regarding the use of UK based haulage contractors being employed on the Ronaldsway Airport Extension Scheme when local hauliers were ignored, has come to a head with news Thu, 19 Nov 2009 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/defective-vehicles-used-on-runway-extension- BOGUS PARCEL DELIVERY ALERT https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/bogus-parcel-delivery-alert We would alert customers to beware of a postal scam which is doing the rounds on the Island at the moment. Cards are being put through letterboxes from a company called PDS (Parcel Delivery Service) Thu, 12 Nov 2009 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/bogus-parcel-delivery-alert End to End walk for Malawi https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/end-to-end-walk-for-malawi Youngsters from the Broadway Baptist Church in Douglas recently completed a 40 miles walk from one end of the Island to the other and raised more than 800 for charity.The 10 youngsters aged 13 and Thu, 12 Nov 2009 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/end-to-end-walk-for-malawi GRAB A BAG FOR HOSPICE ISLE OF MAN https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/grab-a-bag-for-hospice-isle-of-man GRAB A BAG FOR HOSPICE ISLE OF MANPictured are staff from Hospice Isle of Man with their bright new re-usable Hessian bags. These are now available from Hospice fundraising department or from the Tue, 10 Nov 2009 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/grab-a-bag-for-hospice-isle-of-man POSTAL STRIKE https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/postal-strike In view of the recent disruption to the UK Postal service Manx Independent Carriers would like to offer its UK Express Delivery Service to new Customers. A fully secure web traceable service that prov Thu, 05 Nov 2009 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/postal-strike 2 out of 3 isn’t bad for Collister and Craine https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/2-out-of-3-isn-t-bad-for-collister-and-craine 2009 has proven to be a very successful year for George Collister and Janet Craine on the rallying scene having had two overall wins and a top 10 finish in what is considered to be one of the most pre Thu, 05 Nov 2009 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/2-out-of-3-isn-t-bad-for-collister-and-craine Ronaldsway, Isle of Man Airport Runway Extension Scheme https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ronaldsway-isle-of-man-airport-runway-extension-scheme Manx Independent Carriers are pleased to have been contracted by Ramsey Steamship Company to transport dredging equipment from Douglas Harbour to the Ronaldsway, Isle of Man Airport runway extension s Thu, 05 Nov 2009 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/ronaldsway-isle-of-man-airport-runway-extension-scheme It's our birthday https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/it-s-our-birthday Manx Independent Carriers was founded on 4th November 1985 by Chris Workman and John Quaye. At that time the Company employed only 3 staff and operated two trucks and three trailers and today as we en Wed, 04 Nov 2009 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/it-s-our-birthday Fork Lift Truck Delivery https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/fork-lift-truck-delivery John Quaye handing over the keys for the new Fork Lift Trucks to Tony Moore, Warehouse Manager.By coincidence, on the Company's 24th birthday, 4th November, our order for 3 new Hyster 2.5 tonne for Wed, 04 Nov 2009 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/fork-lift-truck-delivery Tax blow: Isle of Man set to lose £90m next year https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/tax-blow-isle-of-man-set-to-lose-90m-next-year- CHIEF MINISTER Tony Brown has described the changes to the customs revenue sharing agreement with the UK as 'extremely serious' and unprecedented for the Island. Revision of the sharing arrangement wi Wed, 21 Oct 2009 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/tax-blow-isle-of-man-set-to-lose-90m-next-year- BUY LOCAL, Support our Island https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/buy-local-support-our-island Following the announcement by the British Government that they have unilaterally amended the VAT sharing agreement between the Isle of Man and the UK, Manx Independent Carriers support a "BUY LOCAL" p Wed, 21 Oct 2009 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/buy-local-support-our-island Christmas Rush https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/christmas-rush As usual about this time of year we prepare ourselves for the Christmas period and the expected increase in parcel volumes. This will be more important than ever this year due to anticipated posatal s Mon, 19 Oct 2009 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/christmas-rush New Isle of Man Flagship https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/new-isle-of-man-flagship As part of our ongoing vehicle replacement programme, the Isle of Man service is proud to display its latest acquisition. The vehicle is a 420 bhp Volvo FM12 Globetrotter tractor unit which is resplen Mon, 12 Oct 2009 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/new-isle-of-man-flagship A tribute to Roly Drower https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/a-tribute-to-roly-drower An evening of Manx poetry, comedy and music took place at the Centenary Centre in Peel on Sunday 11th October to celebreate the life and achievments of our good friend Roly Drower who died last year. Mon, 12 Oct 2009 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/a-tribute-to-roly-drower Isle of Man Football Squad launch NLS bid in style https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-football-squad-launch-nls-bid-in-style The Isle of Man national side began their campaign in the FA National League Systems Cup in fine style on Saturday 26th September when they defeated Midlands Combination 3-0 on their own turf.The fi Mon, 28 Sep 2009 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-football-squad-launch-nls-bid-in-style Manx Economy shows continuous growth https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-economy-shows-continuous-growth The economy of the Isle of Man grew for the 25th consecutive year, last year.Goverment Treasury's Economic Affairs Division Figures show there was real growth in nearly every area in 2007/08. The Mon, 28 Sep 2009 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-economy-shows-continuous-growth Isle of Man Home Delivery Service https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-home-delivery-service As a further upgrade to our Isle of Man Home Delivery service, an additional Ford Transit Luton Van has been added to the fleet. Our home delivery service provides delivery of white goods, furniture a Thu, 24 Sep 2009 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-home-delivery-service Manx Independent sponsor Manx National Two Day Trial https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-sponsor-manx-national-two-day-trial Once again Manx Independent Carriers were pleased to sponsor awards for the Manx National Two Day Motorcycle Trial held during Manx Grand Prix week.This spectacular event held in some of the most sc Sat, 19 Sep 2009 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-sponsor-manx-national-two-day-trial Manx National 2 Day Trial https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-national-2-day-trial Manx Independent Carriers were pleased to have sponsored the Clubman class of the Manx National 2 Day Trial. Held in less than appealing conditions over the weekend of 29th and 30th August the trial h Mon, 07 Sep 2009 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-national-2-day-trial Digger falls from trailer onto family saloon https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/digger-falls-from-trailer-onto-family-saloon The incident happened on Monday 10th August at Governor's Bridge, Douglas, when a Leyland Daf lorry towing a machinery trailer carrying a digger was travelling around the roundabout at the junction. Tue, 18 Aug 2009 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/digger-falls-from-trailer-onto-family-saloon Manx Inflation holds steady. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-holds-steady- The Retail Prices Index (RPI) increased between mid June and mid July to stand at the same value as at July last year, so producing a 0% annual rate of inflation. This compares with the -0.9% rate rec Tue, 18 Aug 2009 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-holds-steady- Manx Independent place £50,000 order for fork lift trucks https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-place-50-000-order-for-fork-lift-trucks As part of our continuing vehicle replacement program, Manx Independent Carriers are pleased to announce that an order worth more than 50,000 has been placed with Barlow Handling Ltd for 3 new 2.5 t Tue, 18 Aug 2009 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-place-50-000-order-for-fork-lift-trucks 25 Years serving the Isle of Man https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/25-years-serving-the-isle-of-man A further addition to the Manx Independent Carriers fleet is a pair of Ford Transit vans in the new 25th Anniversary Livery.Manx Independent commence their 25th year in business on 4th November this Tue, 18 Aug 2009 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/25-years-serving-the-isle-of-man Isle of Man Hauliers against Operator Licensing https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-hauliers-against-operator-licensing Local Hauliers have branded proposed heavy goods vehicle operator licences as an unfair money-making venture by the Department of Transport.The proposed scheme is seen as a disproportionate response Wed, 05 Aug 2009 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-hauliers-against-operator-licensing Eastern Airways pull out of Isle of Man Routes https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/eastern-airways-pull-out-of-isle-of-man-routes EASTERN Airways has confirmed it will withdraw services from the Island from August 24. The airline today (Wednesday) said it was withdrawing its Birmingham and Newcastle routes.An Eastern Airways s Wed, 05 Aug 2009 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/eastern-airways-pull-out-of-isle-of-man-routes "Manx Tiger keeps its teeth" https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/-manx-tiger-keeps-its-teeth- An article entitled "The Manx tiger keeps its teeth in recession" has appeared in the June 2nd issue of the Financial Times:"While recession sweeps through Europe, one corner of the continent remain Wed, 03 Jun 2009 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/-manx-tiger-keeps-its-teeth- Sean Quaye picks up Isle of Man FA's "Player of the Year" Award https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/sean-quaye-picks-up-isle-of-man-fa-s-player-of-the-year-award SEAN Quaye has been awarded the Isle of Man FA's prestigious Burrell Rosebowl. The St George's centre-back pipped Peel's Kerron Christian, DHSOB goalkeeper Sam Halliday and St Mary's captain Frank Jon Wed, 27 May 2009 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/sean-quaye-picks-up-isle-of-man-fa-s-player-of-the-year-award St Georges can't stop winning! Hospital Cup 2009 comes home.. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-can-t-stop-winning-hospital-cup-2009-comes-home- ST George's claimed their second trophy in a week this Sunday evening, 24th May, Castletown Stadium. Having already snatched the Sure Mobile Premier League crown from Peel FC on Wednesday night, Chris Mon, 25 May 2009 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-can-t-stop-winning-hospital-cup-2009-comes-home- People who go the extra mile! https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/people-who-go-the-extra-mile- Jackie Killey, Service Support Manager at Hospice Isle of Man explains how local companies go that extra mile and help beyond the call of duty! The latest edition of the Isle of Man Hospice newsletter Thu, 21 May 2009 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/people-who-go-the-extra-mile- St Georges claim fifth Premier League title win in six years. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-claim-fifth-premier-league-title-win-in-six-years- ST George's lifted their fifth top-flight title in six years by beating DHSOB 6-1 at Glencrutchery Road on Wednesday 20th Victory means Manx Independents sponsored team edged past long-time leaders Pe Thu, 21 May 2009 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/st-georges-claim-fifth-premier-league-title-win-in-six-years- Isle of Man Steam Packet's fast craft Mannannan arrives in Douglas https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-steam-packet-s-fast-craft-mannannan-arrives-in-douglas THE ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKETS's flagship new vessel, MANANNAN, finally arrived in Douglas on Monday May 11th after completing an 18-hour journey from Portsmouth, where it has spent the past nine month Tue, 12 May 2009 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-steam-packet-s-fast-craft-mannannan-arrives-in-douglas Isle of Man Football Squad claim 2 wins in friendly matches in NW England https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-football-squad-claim-2-wins-in-friendly-matches-in-nw-england THE Isle of Man's two-game tour of the north west came to a close on Sunday 10th May, with a 2-0 win over Runcorn Town. A screamer from the in-form Calum Morrissey and a first senior goal for Geordies Mon, 11 May 2009 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-football-squad-claim-2-wins-in-friendly-matches-in-nw-england Manx Inflation rises in April. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-rises-in-april- Isle of Man Inflation April 2009The annual rate of inflation as measured by the Retail Prices Index increased slightly to 0.7% in April, from 0.5% in the previous month. Amongst the items to increas Mon, 11 May 2009 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-rises-in-april- Commercial Vehicle Operators Licences to be introduced to the Isle of Man. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/commercial-vehicle-operators-licences-to-be-introduced-to-the-isle-of-man- The Isle of Man Department of Transport is soon to introduce Operators Licences for Commercial Goods Vehicle Operators. This follows on from the tragic death of a young cyclist near Ballacraine.Haul Mon, 27 Apr 2009 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/commercial-vehicle-operators-licences-to-be-introduced-to-the-isle-of-man- Isle of Man Government debate Steam Packet ownership. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-government-debate-steam-packet-ownership- Questions have been asked in the House of Keys regarding the ownership of the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company following a news article in the Sydney Morning Herald which claimed that the present owne Mon, 27 Apr 2009 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-government-debate-steam-packet-ownership- Manx Inflation falls again. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-falls-again- ISLE OF MAN INFLATION 17TH MARCH 2009 - INFLATION CONTINUES TO FALLThe Island's annual rate of inflation as measured by the Retail Prices Index (RPI) has decreased for the fifth month in succession, Thu, 09 Apr 2009 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-falls-again- Isle of Man Football Squad beat Manchester in National League Systems Cup https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-football-squad-beat-manchester-in-national-league-systems-cup NEW Captain, Sean Quaye led out the Isle of Man team as International football returned to Manx shores for the first time in a year when the Island hosted opponents, Manchester on Saturday in the prel Sat, 28 Mar 2009 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-football-squad-beat-manchester-in-national-league-systems-cup Manx Inflation falls again. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-falls-again- ISLE OF MAN INFLATION 17TH FEBRUARY 2009The annual rate of inflation as measured by the Retail Prices Index (RPI) decreased to 1.0% in February from 1.2% in January, primarily due to a fall in mortg Thu, 12 Mar 2009 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-falls-again- Walter Edmundson (Haulage) Limited celebrates 75 years in business https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/walter-edmundson-haulage-limited-celebrates-75-years-in-business Edmundson Ronagency have been specialists in freight transportation to and from the Isle of Man for over 35 years having pioneered "Lift On / Lift Off" and later "Roll On / Roll Off" services to the I Mon, 16 Feb 2009 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/walter-edmundson-haulage-limited-celebrates-75-years-in-business Manx Independent Facts https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-facts * Manx Independent Carriers enter their 25th year in business in 2009 * Subsidiary Company, Walter Edmundson (Haulage) Ltd celebrates 75 years in business this year, visit: http://www.edmunds Mon, 16 Feb 2009 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-facts Manx Inflation Rate falls again https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-rate-falls-again The Isle of Man's annual rate of inflation fell again last month. The figure, as measured by the Retail Prices Index dropped to 1.2% in January, from 2.8% in December 2008.The main reasons for the dec Mon, 16 Feb 2009 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-rate-falls-again Manx Independent Carriers sponsor St Georges AFC for a fourth year https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-carriers-sponsor-st-georges-afc-for-a-fourth-year Manx Independent Carriers are pleased to continue their sponsorship of St Georges Football Club for a fourth year. "Geordies" have become the dominant force in Manx Football over the past few years an Sat, 07 Feb 2009 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-carriers-sponsor-st-georges-afc-for-a-fourth-year Employee Profile: Pawel Wrega https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/employee-profile-pawel-wrega Despite having only worked for the company for just over six months, Pawel has quickly become an integral part of the Warehouse Operations Team. At the root of his success is his success "can do" atti Thu, 29 Jan 2009 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/employee-profile-pawel-wrega LVP award for Roly Drower https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/lvp-award-for-roly-drower The late satirist, website owner, broadcaster and poet Roly Drower has been honoured.He has been named the inaugural winner of the Libertarian Vannin Award, given to someone who has fought hard to u Tue, 27 Jan 2009 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/lvp-award-for-roly-drower Manx Inflation falls to lowest level for 2 years https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-falls-to-lowest-level-for-2-years Inflation in the Isle of Man dropped by a huge 1.9% last month, hitting its lowest level for two years.It now stands at 2.8%, with the Treasury attributing the fall in the most part to November's Ba Mon, 12 Jan 2009 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-falls-to-lowest-level-for-2-years Jersey discusses Ferry Fares https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/jersey-discusses-ferry-fares Jersey Government has announced that it is looking into setting Channel Island Freight and Passenger ferry fares through an independent regulator rather than allowing Condor Ferries to set fares.Con Fri, 09 Jan 2009 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/jersey-discusses-ferry-fares Manx Independent Carriers wish all their customers Happy New Year https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-carriers-wish-all-their-customers-happy-new-year The Directors and staff at Manx Independent Carriers would like to take this opportunity to thank all their Isle of Man Freight Customers for their support during 2008 and wish everyone a Happy and P Thu, 01 Jan 2009 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-carriers-wish-all-their-customers-happy-new-year Isle of Man Steam Packet comes in for more criticism https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-steam-packet-comes-in-for-more-criticism Peter Karran MHK has criticised the Steam Packets' freight charges and has asked questions in Tynwald. He suggests that money already budgeted for replacing one of the Douglas Harbour linkspans should Mon, 08 Dec 2008 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/isle-of-man-steam-packet-comes-in-for-more-criticism MIC Managing Director criticises shortcomings of the Douglas Harbour User Agreement https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/mic-managing-director-criticises-shortcomings-of-the-douglas-harbour-user-agreement John Quaye, Managing Director of Manx Independent Carriers, today (20th November 2008) spoke on Manx Radio about the extremely high cost of shipping freight to the Isle of Man, whilst it is generally Thu, 20 Nov 2008 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/mic-managing-director-criticises-shortcomings-of-the-douglas-harbour-user-agreement Steam Packet increase Freight Rates https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-increase-freight-rates THE Steam Packet had a choppy ride in Tynwald as MHKs criticised 'very high' profits, larger than necessary freight charges, confusion over discounted fares and lack of scrutiny of the user agreement. Tue, 18 Nov 2008 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-increase-freight-rates Manx Independent Carriers receive Finalists Award in IOM Newspapers Awards for Excellence. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-carriers-receive-finalists-award-in-iom-newspapers-awards-for-excellence- Now in its third year, Isle of Man Newspapers' prestigious Awards for Excellence ceremony recognised the outstanding achievements of the Island's high fliers in the public, private and voluntary secto Fri, 14 Nov 2008 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-independent-carriers-receive-finalists-award-in-iom-newspapers-awards-for-excellence- NetDespatch to revolutionise Manx parcel deliveries https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/netdespatch-to-revolutionise-manx-parcel-deliveries The Isle of Man's largest distribution company, Manx Independent Carriers, is rolling out an innovative system for tracking parcels and freight using a new international 'databank' called PODXchange. Thu, 18 Sep 2008 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/netdespatch-to-revolutionise-manx-parcel-deliveries Steam Packet increases fuel surcharge https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-increases-fuel-surcharge The Steam Packet is to double the fuel surcharge it levies on passengers while freight carriers will be hit by a four-fold increase.From September 1, the passengers' fuel surcharge will rise fro Wed, 17 Sep 2008 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/steam-packet-increases-fuel-surcharge Manx Inflation for August 08 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-for-august-08 Treasury figures recently announced show that Manx Inflation was 6.4% for the month of August. Treasury Minister Alan Bell was pleased with this figure but of course recent hikes in the cost of domest Thu, 28 Aug 2008 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/manx-inflation-for-august-08 June 2008 Newsletter. Manx Independent Carriers purchase eight new parcel vans. https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/june-2008-newsletter-manx-independent-carriers-purchase-eight-new-parcel-vans- A 114,000 order for eight new Ford Transits from the 4 Wheel Drive and Van Centre at Isle of Man Business Park was received this month. The vehicles will increase the Isle of Man Parcel Delivery fle Sun, 01 Jun 2008 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/june-2008-newsletter-manx-independent-carriers-purchase-eight-new-parcel-vans- May 2008. Newsletter Euromanx Ceases Trading https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/may-2008-newsletter-euromanx-ceases-trading Island airline EUROMANX has announced that it has ceased trading.In a statement on its website on Friday 9th May 2008 the company says: 'It is with great regret that EuroManx have announced today th Fri, 16 May 2008 00:00:00 +0100 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/may-2008-newsletter-euromanx-ceases-trading Happy New Year https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/happy-new-year To all our customers, large and small.Thank you for your business in 2012. It has been a pleasure helping you reach your goals, and we look forward to serving you again in the new year. We wish you Tue, 02 Jan 2007 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/happy-new-year Happy New Year https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/happy-new-year To all our customers, large and small.Thank you for your business in 2012. It has been a pleasure helping you reach your goals, and we look forward to serving you again in the new year. We wish you Tue, 02 Jan 2007 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.mic.co.im/news/isle-of-man-news/happy-new-year