Steam Packet Company Ferry

Isle of Man Steam Packet Company, Sea Terminal, Douglas, IM1 2RF

The oldest continuous passenger ferry company in the world. Starting their operations in 1830.

The Steam Packet is the national, and only ferry company that operates to the Isle of Man. They currently only have 2 vessels in their fleet. The Manannan which is one of the largest Catamaran Ferries in the world. She was originally built for the Australian Navy, but then became the “Joint Venture” for the US Navy for 5 years, before becoming a passenger ferry. The second Ship, is the Ben-My-Chree, which is a large Ro-Ro ferry, and considered one of the most reliable and robust vessels in the company’s history.