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Steam Packet: No 'personal incentive'

Gov't rejected £170 million offer

The chairman of the Steam Packet says its directors had nothing personal to gain from a proposed sea services deal.

Tynwald last week failed to support the company’s offer to continue running services after 2026.

Instead, politicians said they wanted to explore a range of options for potential operators.

The £170 million offer for a new strategic plan has now been withdrawn.

Robert Quayle says the onus is now on government: