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1807

At the time when Napoleon was causing havoc in Europe, the Americans ha...

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1840

By 1840 John had become a very wealthy and influential man, o...

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1850

During the 1850's the Bibby business either built or acquired 23 vessel...

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1859

In 1859 Bibby Line's Venetian was the first vessel built by the Belfast...

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1880

In 1880 Arthur Wilson Bibby, now the guiding force in the fortunes of t...

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1891

In 1891 Bibby Steam Ship Co. was established under the manage...

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1893

In 1893 Bibby Line was placed on the approved list for Government offic...

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1902

In 1902 and with Arthur Wilson Bibby at the helm Bibby Line became one ...

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1914

At the outbreak of WWI the Bibby Line ships were requisitioned to serve...

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1939

Now under the leadership of Sir Harold Bibby and at the outbreak of WWI...

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1964

With Sir Derek Bibby now at the helm the company more than trebled...

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1968

Bibby Line started a long association with the LPG sector in 1968 with ...

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1980

In October 1980 came the tragic loss of the oil-bulk-ore carrier Derbys...

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1981

Bibby Line became involved in 'factoring' in 1981.  For the firs...

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1985

In 1985 Sir Derek Bibby employed the non-family member Simon ...

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1986

Manx Ship Management was formed in the Isle of Man, to employ seafare...

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1992

In 1992 the company moved its head office to105 Duke Street, a building...

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2000

In 2000 Michael Bibby became Managing Director of Bibby Line Group, par...

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2003

The offshore business began trading as a division in its own right in 2...

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2007

Bibby Line Group celebrated its Bicentenary in 2007. A year long calend...

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2008

This year also saw the Group continue to diversify with the purchase of...

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2011

Bibby Line Group purchased 100% of Costcutter and established the Bib...

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2013

Our Costcutter business form a strategic partnership with Palmer & ...

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2015

After 30 years with the Group - 15 years as Chairman and previously a...

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Today

Bibby Line Group's strength and success lies in its diversity. A glob...

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