Isle of Wight ferry suspends master and mate after collisions

Isle of Wight ferry suspends master and mate after collisions

Red Funnel plans change of operating procedure following two accidents in dense fog

The master and mate of a car ferry that collided with yachts and ran aground on the Isle of Wight in thick fog have been suspended.

Ferry operator Red Funnel insisted the suspensions were “standard industry practice” but said it was planning to change its procedures on operating in restricted visibility.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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