News

Corporate

Scheduled maintenance for Gry Maritha and Lyonesse Lady

Gry Maritha Scheduled maintenance, Monday 15th October 2018 – Sunday 28th October 2018 The Gry Maritha will be out of service for scheduled maintenance from Saturday 13th October, after her return from the islands. We aim to resume service on Monday 29th October 2018. During this time, we will only be carrying essential chilled and…

Read more

Corporate

Steamship Group committed to working together

The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group has today reiterated its commitment to work with all parties to ensure a robust and sustainable transport system for the Isles of Scilly. The pledge follows a decision by Cornwall Council earlier this month to approve plans to build a new heliport in Penzance. The heliport will operate in…

Read more

Corporate

How we support Islanders’ with medical appointments on the mainland

The Isles of Scilly Steamship Company (ISSCo) is committed to delivering a resilient, reliable, affordable and accessible service for people who need to travel to and from the Isles of Scilly and the mainland. We take our responsibilities very seriously and understand that thousands of people are reliant on our ability to deliver effective transport…

Read more

Corporate

Isles of Scilly visitors spend £24m in Cornwall – new research

Holidaymakers travelling to the Isles of Scilly spend almost £24 million in Cornwall every year, including £6.3 million in Penzance, according to new research. More than 210,000 people travel to the Isles of Scilly annually, with just over half using the Scillonian III passenger ferry from Penzance. The remainder fly by fixed wing planes or…

Read more

Corporate

New Director on Steamship Board

The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group has appointed Cornish accountant Gary Randall to its Board of Directors. Gary has been practising as a Chartered Accountant for the last 25 years, developing an extensive client base across Devon and Cornwall. In 2013, he merged his business with Prydis to broaden the services provided to clients of…

Read more

Corporate

Helicopters will fly between Land’s End and St Mary’s airports on Monday 21st May

Helicopters will fly between Land’s End and St Mary’s airports on Monday 21st May The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group has confirmed that its brand new AW169 helicopter will fly between Land’s End and St Mary’s airports on Monday, 21st May. Anyone due to fly is asked to proceed with the travel arrangements they have…

Read more

Corporate

Cornish fisheries protection vessel refitted at Penzance Dry Dock

Cornish fisheries protection vessel refitted at Penzance Dry Dock Penzance Dry Dock has won a new contract to refit the fisheries protection vessel, Saint Piran. It is the first time that the 27-metre vessel, which is based out of Newlyn, has been refitted in Cornwall and the refit is a major contract for the dry…

Read more

Corporate

The return of the Isles of Scilly Helicopter

Islanders invited to celebrate launch of Island Helicopters on Scilly Residents of the Isles of Scilly are invited to gather at St Mary’s Airport on the morning of 21st May to welcome the first scheduled helicopter flight to the islands in six years as Island Helicopters launches. Islanders can also enjoy a celebratory breakfast buffet…

Read more

Corporate

Travel Club double discount returns for entire winter season

Travel Club double discount returns for entire winter season The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group has announced that it is again doubling the winter flight discount for all Travel Club members – and will introduce the bonus for the whole of the winter season, including Christmas. The company’s Travel Club provides significantly discounted travel year-round…

Read more

News

A rarely seen species of dolphin has been spotted off the Cornish coast for the first time by citizen science volunteers.

ORCA Marine Mammal Surveyors on board the Scillonian III passenger ferry to the Isles of Scilly sighted a pod of striped dolphin during their survey on Saturday – the first ever reported sighting of this species in the area. The three person team were on the bridge of the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group’s ferry on the way back from St…

Read more

Corporate

Help needed from Isles of Scilly visitors and residents to spot whales, dolphins and porpoises during ORCA OceanWatch 2017

A local marine conservation charity has called for the public to lend their support for ORCA OceanWatch 2017 and help the conservation of whales, dolphins and porpoises. Now in its third year, ORCA OceanWatch encourages bridge crews and seafarers across the UK ferry & cruise network to collect sightings of whales, dolphins and porpoises (collectively…

Read more

Corporate

New freight ship set to make first visit to the Isles of Scilly

The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group’s new freight ship, the Mali Rose, is making her inaugural trial sailing to the Isles of Scilly today, Monday 24th July. In the near future the Mali Rose will replace the Gry Maritha, which has delivered supplies to the islands for the last 27 years. A farewell for the…

Read more

123

Travel news and updates: We’ll let you know first

Twitter

For information, offers and services, follow @IOSTravel
For the latest travel updates follow @IOSTravelUpdate

Telephone and email

Please call us on +44(0) 1736 334220
or email sales@islesofscilly-travel.co.uk.

© Isles of Scilly Travel 2017. All rights reserved. ATOL Exempt.
VAT Registration No: 383879196