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New Chief Executive Officer at Wightlink Ferries

Keith Greenfield has been appointed CEO of Wightlink Ferries and will take up the post on Monday 6 June 2016. A chartered engineer with a background in transport and telecoms, until recently Keith was Managing Director of Heathrow Express. Keith brings to Wightlink a strong track record in customer service and safety management. John Burrows, […]

May, 16th 2016 Read full Press Release »

Where is St Clare? New Wightlink online maps show the location of every ship

Wightlink Ferries are using automatic identification system (AIS) tracking technology to provide real-time online maps showing all of the company’s ships and catamarans, whether they are at sea or in port. They can be seen here https://www.wightlink.co.uk/go/service-status/#livemaps There are three maps covering each route – Portsmouth-Fishbourne, Portsmouth Harbour-Ryde Pier Head and Lymington-Yarmouth. Each vessel is […]

May, 13th 2016 Read full Press Release »

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Without any roofboxes, towbars, bicycle racks or trailers your vehicle should be:
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Camping gas canisters must be declared when you arrive at the port.

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