Passengers hoping to travel on Wightlink’s Fishbourne to Portsmouth route today (Friday) are facing delays of up to one hour.

The ferry firm says it’s due to a technical issue on one of its ships.

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*Updated 1.41pm

*Wightlink says customers may experience delays of between 60-90 minutes.

 

**Updated 2.40pm

*The technical fault is affecting St Clare, a Wightlink spokesperson has confirmed.

The vessel is now returning to Portsmouth and will be withdrawn from service while engineers investigate the cause.