There are calls for an investigation by the Competition Commission after Eurotunnel's takeover of SeaFrance.
Hundreds of students have been banned from boarding a P & O ferry after getting drunk on board and causing havoc.
Lynette Lee was one of the survivors of the Zeebrugge ferry disaster in 1987.
A fishing vessel was overturned by the tide and broke free from its moor, blocking The Hard this morning.
Ferry services were disrupted after the floating boat was left blocking the front of the pontoon.
Boats in the harbour had been trying to manoeuvre the vessel out of the way and it was finally cleared this afternoon after a joint effort from Wightlink and the Harbour Master.
Euroferries has announced that it's launching an express cross channel service between Ramsgate and Boulogne from February 2013.
The vessel will arrive in January 2013, with the service becoming fully operational between Boulogne and Ramsgate during February 2013.
The service will offer 4 daily crossings, catering for passengers, cars and luxury coaches.
The vessel is capable of achieving speeds in excess of 40 knots.
Euroferries will also be introducing an express coach service to operate between Ramsgate, Canterbury and London Victoria.
Two universities in Manchester say they are doing their own inquiries into the behaviour of students on a Dover to Calais ferry. P & O has refused to bring them back from the continent after their drunken rampage on the "Spirit of France" ferry on April the 1st.
Four coach loads of students from the University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University embarked on the journey organised by an external travel operator. Students from other northern universities were also thought to be on board the early morning sailing.
Both Manchester universities say they will try to find out who the main troublemakers were.
Condor Ferries, based in Poole in Dorset is celebrating twenty-five years of sailing to the Channel Islands today. The captain of that first voyage will take part in a special crossing later.
The firm was founded in 1964 and originally carried passengers between France and the Channels Islands. Then in 1987 the company launched the first service linking the Channels Islands and the UK.
Condor Ferries have released a statement saying a MayDay is underway after a person was reported overboard on a Condor ferry between Guernsey and Poole. Condor Ferries issued this statement:
'Condor Rapide is currently engaged in searching the area where the passenger is believed to have gone missing, and Portland Coastguard is coordinating. The Portland Coastguard helicopter has been scrambled and other vessels in the area are participating in the search.'