Following an engine room fire on the WightSky in Yarmouth hundreds of passengers have been left stranded and without any information or onward travel details. Despite being advised to go to the Wightlink website that contains nothing useful. As usual, Wightlink has buried their heads in the sand hoping that the problem will go away. On one of the busiest days of the year for return travel, many have been left to fend for themselves.
Foot passengers have been given no information on how the cancellations affect them. With the route remaining suspended. The cross-Solent operator says it expects to resume its sailings this afternoon, with two ferries. Wight Sun will be transferred from the Portsmouth-Fishbourne route. Many are saying that this is too little too late.
Nearly 12 hours on from the incident of a second engine room fire questions within the MCA are being asked of how something like this could happen again? have corners been cut again Despite assurances from the ferry firm to make changes, Some Passengers have been promised a taxi from Portsmouth to Lymington.