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Steam Packet announces new managing director

Brian Thomson

Thomson to take the helm in July

The Steam Packet has announced its new managing director.

Brian Thomson comes into the role after working for the Isle of Man Ship Registry, and with the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency.

He'll replace incumbent Mark Woodward on 5 July.

The publicly-owned ferry company has also appointed Kane Taha as operations director.

He's a former marine manager with the Steam Packet, and has experience in roles such as Chief Marine Specialist for the Dubai Government Road and Transport Authority.

Mr Taha will take up his new post on 19th July.  

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