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Wightlink appoints a new mainland Port Operations Manager

Wightlink’s new head of mainland port operations is happy to swap force eleven typhoons in the mid-Pacific for the calmer waters of the Solent. That is not to say Arron Taylor is not relishing meeting the day-to-day challenges of managing Wightlink’s three busy mainland transport hubs at Lymington, Portsmouth Gunwharf and Portsmouth Harbour. Arron, 36, […]

September, 26th 2019 Read full Press Release »

Wightlink appoints a new Island Port Operations Manager

An Isle of Wight man will be bringing his local knowledge to his new role as head of Island port operations for Wightlink. After 13 years with Royal Mail, Islander Martin Gulliver from Newport has swapped managing busy delivery offices along the south coast of England for Wightlink’s three busy Island ferry terminals. Martin, who […]

September, 26th 2019 Read full Press Release »

Wightlink Beach Clean Success

Around 40 volunteers joined a Wightlink-led beach clean as part of Isle of Wight Day on the morning of Saturday, 21 September 2019. A dozen sacks full of rubbish were collected from the area around Ryde Pier and the beach to the east towards Appley. Unusual items found included a toy gun, a bowling pin, […]

September, 24th 2019 Read full Press Release »

Ben lands most responsible angler trophy

Young Isle of Wight fisherman Ben Calder has been rewarded for his responsible approach to fishing. Fourteen year old Ben, of Shalfleet, has been named winner of this year’s Wightlink Trophy for Most Responsible Angler in an annual contest run by the ferry company in conjunction with the Vectis Boating and Fishing Club (VBFC). Each […]

September, 23rd 2019 Read full Press Release »

Wightlink gets ready to join this weekend’s Coastline Clean-Up

As part of this year’s Isle of Wight Day celebrations, a team from Wightlink will be joining the Island’s Coastline Clean-Up, picking up plastics and other waste along Ryde beach on Saturday 21 September. Coinciding with the Marine Conservation Society’s Great British Beach Clean, they will start at Wightlink’s historic pier and work their way […]

September, 18th 2019 Read full Press Release »

Island Line investment welcomed by Wightlink

Wightlink has welcomed today’s news of a £26million Government investment in Island Line. Rail Minister Chris Heaton-Harris today announced the cash boost that will fund South Western Railway’s proposals to improve services between Shanklin and Ryde Pier Head. The investment will see the creation of a passing loop allowing the more modern trains that will […]

September, 16th 2019 Read full Press Release »

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