Engine problems cause catamaran cancellations from Portsmouth

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ENGINE problems have affected catamaran services between Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight this morning.

The issue has affected several Wightlink Portsmouth Harbour to Ryde Pier Head services, including the cancellation of the 6.40am, 7.40am and 8.40am sailings from Portsmouth Harbour, and the 7.10am, 8.10am and 9.10am sailings from Ryde Pier Head.

A Wightlink spokesman said: ‘Sailings will run at 15 minutes past the hour from Portsmouth Harbour and 47 minutes past the hour from Ryde Pier Head.

‘Wightlink would like to apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause. Passengers concerned about their sailing(s) should call Wightlink reservations on 0871 376 1000.’