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Steam Packet offers free travel for Ukrainians fleeing conflict

MD says it's part of company's 'social responsibility'

Ukrainian people who have been granted Manx visas are being offered free travel to the Isle of Man.

The Steam Packet Company has confirmed it will be helping those seeking sanctuary on the Island.

Forty four further applications for visas have now been approved via the family and sponsorship pathways.

Brian Thomson is the managing director:

Mr Thomson also confirmed that any changes to overall fare structures – including the possibility of introducing a rate for local residents – would have to be part of a bigger conversation:

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