Latest News Headlines
On-Air Now
Listen Live
Facebook

LVP urges Government to be ready to buy Steam Packet

Thu, 29 Dec 2011


The Liberal Vannin Party is calling for Government to buy the Steam Packet Company.

The Party wants the Government to have a contingency plan ready should the ferry operator be put up for sale.

The company is currently owned by a group of banks, primarily Banco Espirito Santo of Portugal.

Liberal Vannin is asking for the Government to form a new company to own the Steam Packet should it become available at a realistic price.

The party would then want shares to be sold to Manx residents, preventing the operator ever being owned by an off Island company again.

 


Bookmark and Share

 

 

Subscribe to get Energy FM News direct to your mobile device

You can get Energy FM News delivered direct to your mobile device using one of the following methods.

  • In the Apple News App on iOS search for Energy FM IOM and then just add it to your favourites
  • In the Google News & Weather App just search for Energy FM and then add us as a customised section
  • If you use an RSS Reader then just add our feed to your app, click here for our news RSS feed