Isle of Man News last updated 27 April 2017 17:26:17

Bookings to open for Steam Packet sailings to 2018 Isle of Man TT

POSTED today at 9:57 am

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company has confirmed provisional bookings for sailings to the 2018 TT will open at 8.30am on Monday, 29th May. Provisional bookings, which are held with a deposit, can be made by visiting or by calling 08722 992 992* (UK) or 0044 8722 992 992* (ROI outside UK). Deposits for foot passengers have again been held at £10, with vehicle deposits remaining at £50. Confirmation of sailings and fares will be sent out towards the end of 2017, with final balance payments due during February 2018. Any provisional bookings which are not paid in full will be put back on sale the following month. Last year the Steam Packet Company completed more than 3,500 provisional bookings in just 10 hours and demand...

Gregg Daffner elected President of Asia Pacific Satellite Communications Council

POSTED today at 9:55 am

Gregg Daffner, CEO of GapSat and a member of ManSat’s Board of Advisors, was elected and inaugurated as the President of the Asia Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC) at the Council’s recent General Assembly. The APSCC is one of Asia’s leading non-profit international associations, representing all sectors of satellite and space-related industry, including private and public companies, regional and government ministries and agencies, and academic and research entities. It works to promote communications and broadcasting via satellite as well as outer space activities in the Asia-Pacific for the socioeconomic and cultural welfare of the region. As the main representative of APSCC, Gregg will be responsible for setting the...

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