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Donation Made to Queen’s Pier Restoration Trust (QPRT)

Isle of Man Shipping Association (IOMSA) has recently made a donation to Queen’s Pier Restoration Trust (QPRT). Sc280@ManxO17090712150 (002) The Queen’s Pier Restoration Trust (QPRT) want to restore the 130-year-old Victorian landmark, which has been closed since 1990, to its former glory. We congratulate them on securing the five-year lease for the initial stage of the Queen’s pier restoration. Supporters[...]

Posted on October 8th, 2017

London International Shipping Week 2017

With London International Shipping Week just around the corner, Isle of Man Shipping Association is proud to announce that is co-sponsoring the IOM Maritime Group networking evening during #LISW17. Mark Robertshaw, the Chairman of IOMSA will be attending London’s big week. LISW17 will feature over 140 industry functions and networking opportunities in London during the week of 11-15 September, 2017,[...]

Posted on September 10th, 2017

Click through to view a press release which sets out the Isle of Man Ship Registry’s new way of working and fees set up from Saturday

Below is a press release which sets out the Isle of Man Ship Registry’s new way of working and fees set up from Saturday:  IoM Ship Registry Rings the Changes

Posted on March 30th, 2017

China confirms its ‘Favoured Nation Status’ for the Isle of Man

Click on the below link to view a media release regarding confirmation of the Isle of Man’s favoured nation status. Favoured Nation Status    

Posted on March 2nd, 2017

IOMSA AGM and Dinner

The IOMSA annual AGM and dinner took place on Thursday 16th February 2017 at the Best Western Palace Hotel. The AGM saw Mark Robertshaw taking the seat as Chairman.  The Executive Committee welcomed two new members, Bruce McGregor of PDMS and Sandra Miller of VShips. Dinner followed the AGM where members were honoured to be joined by His Excellency the[...]

Posted on March 2nd, 2017

Successful Cruise Presentation

On Tuesday 17th January 2017 IOMSA invited two speakers to a networking event to speak on the benefits the Cruise Sector has brought to their respective local area: Angela Redhead (Head of Cruise Britain, and Director of Operations Liverpool Cruise Terminal) Michael Morrison (Business Development Manager, Marine Services, Orkney Islands Council) Further, a presentation by Chairman Lars Ugland was made[...]

Posted on February 2nd, 2017

Maritime Delegation Visits to the Isle of Man

As part of bringing the islands maritime and offshore community together the Isle of Man Shipping Association have monthly gatherings where Island and off Island professionals can meet and exchange views on this important and growing sector for the Isle of Man. Professionals from the ship owning, ship management, yacht management and corporate services, naval architecture, maritime security, maritime education,[...]

Posted on January 27th, 2017

Finance for Ship Building: Post Economic Downturn, by Simon Murfitt, Keystone Law

See below the following article from one of our members…

Posted on October 18th, 2016

We can’t miss boat for a cruise ships bonanza

The island is in danger of missing the boat as the holiday cruise liner industry continues to expand at the rate of knots. That’s the message from senior figures in the island’s shipping industry who say the island must embrace potentially lucrative opportunities. See full article here

Posted on July 19th, 2016

The World Championship Viking Boat Races

Don’t miss a great day out – come and support the races at Peel Harbour on 23 July 2016 to see the brave participants race against each other for victory! The World Championship Viking Long Boat Races began in 1963 and have, over the years, seen a variety of characters and teams battling it out for a winning prize. Held in Peel[...]

Posted on July 18th, 2016

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