Red Funnel

Type: Company
Name: Red Funnel
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Captain Ian Hutley

has had a long career at sea, starting with P&O cargo ships, and later P&O cruise ships. But he is now a senior master with Red Funnel on waters much closer to home, as he explained to Nicholas Leach during a crossing from Southampton to Cowes.When did ... [Published Ships Monthly - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Champagne celebration for long-serving Red Funnel trio

Carole Harding, Jonathan Green and Christine Swift.First published in NewsBETWEEN them they have dedicated nearly a century to ferrying passengers across the Solent.Carole Harding, Christine Swift and Jonathan Green are all celebrating decades of working ... [Published Southern Daily Echo - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Ferry chief quits after 18 months

The chief executive of Condor Ferries which serves ports in the UK, France and the Channel Islands, has resigned after 18 months in the job.The company would not comment on James Fulford's resignation, saying only that he was moving to "new challenge ... [Published BBC - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Bestival: Travel news and updates

Sunrise on the Bestival site 2013.. Picture courtesy of Bestival. BESTIVAL is back, with tens of thousands of music fans heading to the Isle of Wight for acts including OutKast, Beck and Foals.The main stage will not open until tomorrow (Friday), but ... [Published Isle of Wight County Press - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Bestival Travel Arrangements In Place

Share Plans to manage traffic as thousands of people head to the Island for Bestival will come into force from tomorrow (Wednesday).Residents have been urged to avoid key routes between ferry ports and Robin Hill, where Bestival takes place between Thursday ... [Published Isle of Wight Radio - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Volunteers on riverbank litter pick

VOLUNTEERS have been helping to keep the Island spick and span by picking litter along the River Medina.A team of 18, made up of Red Funnel staff and their families, cleaned along the riverbank for a mile from the Folly Inn, near East Cowes, to Island ... [Published Isle of Wight County Press - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

East Cowes Businesses: Shop Local Bestival Plea

Share Support East Cowes’ traders over Bestival weekend.Mrs Jones’ Tea DepotThat is the plea from the East Cowes Business Association, which says the place becomes a ghost town in the run up to the September event and also in the lead-up to the Isle of ... [Published Isle of Wight Radio - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Top speakers for Talking Business

HAMPSHIRE Chamber of Commerce has announced the line-up of speakers for its annual Talking Business conference, including the boss of the UK’s leading port operator, the founder of an award-winning personal lubricants firm and a lead generation specialist ... [Published Salisbury Journal - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Red Funnel appoints new director

Isle of Wight ferry company Red Funnel has appointed Mark Slawson as fleet and technical director.Slawson, who will join the Southampton-based group on 15 September 2014, is a chartered engineer.His previous roles included commandant of the defence technical ... [Published Insider Media Limited - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Looking Back for August 22

LOOKING BACK100 Years Ago - August 22, 1914The centre of the IW County Press’s front page featured a large advertisement from the Lt Col of the Princess Beatrice IW Rifles.It said: "Are you not ashamed of the deficiency of numbers in your Island battalion? ... [Published Isle of Wight County Press - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Red Funnel Appoint New Director

Share Red Funnel has appointed a new fleet and technical director.Mark Slawson, a chartered engineer, was a former commandant of the Defence Technical College, which was responsible for UK-wide engineering training.He also has 30 years senior marine engineering ... [Published Isle of Wight Radio - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

New fleet director for ferry line

Red Funnel Isle of Wight Ferries has appointed Mark Slawson OBE as fleet and technical director, with effect from 15 September 2014.Slawson is a chartered engineer, a Fellow of the Institute of Marine Engineers, and was awarded an OBE in the 2013 New ... [Published Cruiseandferry.net - Aug 22 2014]

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Human resources Shirley Anderson said: "Everyone put in so much effort, even our youngest volunteer, who was only three. It was incredible to see how much of a difference it made to this part of the Island."
The group said that Slawson's "significant project management knowledge and experience in organisational development will be invaluable" as the company plans for future vessel and terminal upgrades
It said: "Are you not ashamed of the deficiency of numbers in your Island battalion? Will you not be ashamed when the trouble is over to meet those who have so willingly given their services to protect you and yours? Your services are urgently required."
CalMac managing director Martin Dorchester said: "The two companies selected to work with us have unrivalled experience in this field providing between them similar services for a host of rail and ferry operators both in the UK and overseas, and we are sure all of our customers will find the new systems easy to use and greatly enhance their experience of travelling with us."

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Captain Ian Hutley [Published Ships Monthly - Sep 19 2014]
Barbara Takenaga abstracts combine science, magic [Published San Francisco Examiner - Sep 18 2014]
Celebrating our nautical past with festival [Published ThisisHampshire.net - Sep 15 2014]
Time travellers: Our Flickr Group Picture of th... [Published On The Wight - Sep 15 2014]
Champagne celebration for long-serving Red Funn... [Published Southern Daily Echo - Sep 09 2014]
Ferry chief quits after 18 months [Published BBC - Sep 09 2014]
Bestival: Travel news and updates [Published Isle of Wight County Press - Sep 04 2014]
Bestival Travel Arrangements In Place [Published Isle of Wight Radio - Sep 02 2014]
Volunteers on riverbank litter pick [Published Isle of Wight County Press - Aug 30 2014]
East Cowes Businesses: Shop Local Bestival Plea [Published Isle of Wight Radio - Aug 30 2014]
Top speakers for Talking Business [Published Salisbury Journal - Aug 28 2014]
Red Funnel appoints new director [Published Insider Media Limited - Aug 28 2014]
Looking Back for August 22 [Published Isle of Wight County Press - Aug 23 2014]
Celebrating our nautical past with festival [Published Southern Daily Echo - Aug 22 2014]
Red Funnel Appoint New Director [Published Isle of Wight Radio - Aug 22 2014]
New fleet director for ferry line [Published Cruiseandferry.net - Aug 22 2014]
Red Funnel appoints new Fleet and Technical Dir... [Published Ship Management International - Aug 21 2014]
CalMac awards integrated ticketing system contr... [Published Ship Technology - Aug 20 2014]
Green-fingered Islanders recognised in 2014 Wig... [Published On The Wight - Aug 18 2014]
Ferry staff encourage the next generation of en... [Published On The Wight - Aug 18 2014]
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