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Corporate

Sam Hicks joins Steamship Group Board

The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group has announced the appointment of islander Sam Hicks to its Board of Directors. Sam is from a longstanding St Agnes family where he has lived most of his life. Educated on Scilly and at Truro School, he then graduated from the University of Bath in 2001 with a BSc…

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Corporate

Mali Rose replaces Gry Maritha’s scheduled sailing to the Isles of Scilly for first time

The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group’s new freight ship, the Mali Rose, has made its first voyage to the Isles of Scilly as a replacement for the current freight ship. On her latest operational trial the Mali Rose replaced the Gry Maritha’s scheduled sailing for the first time yesterday (Friday 4th August). The Gry has…

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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…

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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…

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Community fund

£3,000 Steamship Company donation will save lives in West Cornwall

A vital piece of safety equipment which has been installed to watch over a popular West Cornwall cove will help save lives, according to volunteers at NCI Cape Cornwall. The £8,000 CCTV camera, which overlooks Priest Cove near St Just, was bought by NCI Cape Cornwall to look into a blind spot behind the watch…

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Corporate

Scilly celebrations to mark Scillonian’s 40th anniversary

The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group is hosting a lunch party on board Scillonian III whilst she is berthed alongside St Mary’s Quay on the Isles of Scilly tomorrow (Wednesday 21st June) to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the iconic passenger ferry. Following anniversary celebrations held in Penzance in May, tomorrow’s lunch party will involve…

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Corporate

High Court judge to review Penzance heliport permission

Press Release 14th June 2017 A High Court judge is to review the decision to grant planning permission for a new heliport in Penzance. The Honourable Mr Justice Holgate has granted the Isles of Scilly Steamship Company permission to pursue a judicial review of Cornwall Council’s decision to grant planning permission for the heliport in…

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Corporate

Isles of Scilly Steamship Group response to new helicopter services and Penzance Heliport

  Please click on the link below to see a detailed explanation from the Chairman and CEO of the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group regarding the proposed new Penzance Heliport and helicopter services. Isles of Scilly Steamship Group letter and Q and A regarding Penzance Heliport

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Corporate

Open letter to islanders from Steamship Company Chairman

For nearly a century the Steamship Company has dedicated itself to fulfilling the transport needs of Scillonians. In all of this time, it has neither invested elsewhere nor diversified away from what it has always seen as its purpose in life – to foster prosperity and well-being in our Island community through the provision of…

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