"Stena Line can confirm that two passengers are currently missing from the 09:00 sailing from Harwich to Hook of Holland.
The two passengers are believed to have jumped overboard at approximately 09:45 today. The passengers were travelling on the Stena Britannica.
Stena Line can confirm that 92 passengers are currently onboard the Stena Britannica, along with 81 crew. The Stena Britannica has been assisting the Thames Coastguard in the search for the two passengers and has now been released to resume its crossing to Holland."
The ferry is due to arrive in Holland at 6.40pm.
More top news
A little girl has been reunited with her missing toy bunny just in time for Christmas with the help of a month-long Twitter campaign.
Elodie Harper blogs about meeting the teachers who choose to work with the most challenging children - and what motivates them.
Largely cloudy tonight and tomorrow with some dampness at times but staying mild for December.