UPDATED WEDNESDAY 21:44*A CHARTER vessel is continuing to operate some Wightlink passenger services today (Wednesday).
It follows disruption yesterday (Tuesday) for Isle of Wight commuters, caused by a mechanical problem on Wight Ryder II.
The company announced it would continue to use a charter vessel for some sailings today, as well as cancelling the 06:40 Portsmouth to Ryde Pier Head and the 19:15 Ryde Pier to Portsmouth Harbour sailings.
The charter vessel will operate the following sailings:
•From Ryde Pier Head: 07:10, 08:10, 09:10, 17:10 and 18:10
•From Portsmouth Harbour: 07:40, 08:40, 16:40, 17:40 and 18:40
*Wightlink confirmed this evening that a charter vessel would be in operation tomorrow (Thursday) and the 06:40 Portsmouth to Ryde Pierhead and the 19:15 Ryde Pierhead to Portsmouth sailings had been cancelled.