Tag "Condor Ferries"

Clipper out of action for five weeks

Picture By Nick Mann. 21-10-15 Commodore Clipper in Portsmouth

FERRY passengers are facing more travel disruption in the lead-up to Christmas, after Condor announced that upgrade work to the conventional ferries did not go ahead as expected during recent dry docks.

Condor: we cannot afford to have boat on standby

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CONDOR’S commercial director has issued an apology to customers following a weekend of travel chaos with its £50m. flagship Liberation but has insisted that having a back-up boat on standby is not viable.

Liberation’s return is blocked by cruise ship

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PASSENGERS were stranded after Condor Liberation cancelled its stop in Guernsey yesterday afternoon due to concerns over the position of a small cruise ship in one of the berths and adverse weather conditions.

Clipper crash leads to port safety officer job

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FERRY passengers and crews members could have been put at serious risk if more vulnerable areas of the Commodore Clipper were damaged when it grounded in the Little Russel, the Marine Accident Investigation Branch report concluded.

Stop putting the boot in on Condor, says minister

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CONDOR Ferries needs to be given a chance to fix its problems with the Liberation, the chairman of the External Transport Group said yesterday, as he called for people to stop ‘sticking the boot in’.