Tag "Condor Ferries"

Ferry takes a battering

Bar managers Rob Gibson and Emma Dumper told of what happened on board Condor Express. (Picture by Nicola Gibbons, 1253916)

PASSENGERS on board Condor Express described their horrific journey yesterday afternoon as gusts of up to 54mph struck the ship.

Sea travel plans of thousands hit

Condor Vitesse

AROUND 2,000 Condor Ferries passengers travelling to and from the Channel Islands have been affected after severe weather in the English Channel forced the cancellation of three high-speed ferry services.

Fire forces ferry back to Portsmouth

The Commodore Clipper.

A FIRE in Commodore Clipper's engine system forced it to turn around and head back to Portsmouth yesterday as crewmembers tackled the blaze.  

Condor MD quits

Simon Edsall has quit as MD of Condor Ferries

CONDOR Ferries managing director Simon Edsall has left the company, it has been announced.

Seconds to disaster


A FRENCH fisherman ‘recoiled’ when he saw Condor Vitesse suddenly emerge from thick fog seconds before it smashed into his vessel, hurling him into the sea.

Ferry wake hits girl

A FATHER has complained to the Culture and Leisure Department after his young daughter was swept from rocks at La Vallette by waves created by a passing ferry.

Ferries reduce sailings

FERRY operators are considering all available options in the fight against rising fuel costs, Condor and HD Ferries have confirmed.