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30 March 2011 - Channel Islands Press Release

Update from Condor Ferries on services and incident of 28 March 2011

This morning, Condor Vitesse arrived in Portsmouth and entered dry dock to enable repairs to begin. 

Simon Edsall, Managing Director, Condor Ferries said, 

"Following the incident on Monday we have launched a thorough internal investigation as well as cooperating with the various authorities. 

The Captain and Chief Officer, who were on board the ship, are not performing any operational duties. Both officers are assiting the company in its investigation into the incident and its causes. They also need to be available to assit the authorities."

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29 March 2011 - Channel Islands Press Release

Statement regarding the incident on 28 March 2011

Simon Edsall, Managing Director of Condor Ferries, said:

“Following the incident yesterday, in which Condor Vitesse was involved in a collision with a fishing boat, a formal investigation has been opened by the French Authorities. The investigation is ongoing and it would be inappropriate for Condor Ferries to comment on specific aspects of yesterday’s events. It is important that we give priority to the investigation and assistance to all involved."

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28 March 2011 - Channel Islands Press Release

Condor Vitesse involved in an incident off the Minquiers

Condor Vitesse is currently involved in a search and rescue operation in the vicinity of the Minquiers following a possible collision with a fishing vessel. Further updates will be issued as more information becomes available. The ship was enroute between St Malo and St Helier, Jersey on Monday 28 March 2011.

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28 March 2011 - UK Press Release

Condor Vitesse involved in an incident off Jersey - Second update

Passenger ferry Condor Vitesse was involved in a collision with a fishing boat in the vicinity of the Minquiers near Jersey en route to St Malo at 7.45am this morning.

There were three fisherman on the fishing vessel. The fishing boat was seriously damaged in the incident. Two fisherman were soon recovered from the water by Codnor Vitesse crew who assisted in the search and rescue. A third fisherman was recovered later and was in need of medical assistance - he is currently on his way to hospital.

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28 March 2011 - Channel Islands Press Release

Condor Vitesse involved in an incident off Jersey - Second update

Passenger ferry Condor Vitesse was involved in a collision with a fishing boat in the vicinity of the Minquiers near Jersey en route to St Malo at 7.45am this morning. 

There were three fisherman on the fishing vessel. The fishing boat was seriously damaged in the incident. Two fisherman were soon recovered from the water by the Condor Vitesse crew who assisted in the search and rescue. A third fisherman was recovered later and was in need of medical assistance - he is currently on his way to hospital.  

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28 March 2011 - UK Press Release

Condor Vitesse involved in an incident off Jersey - fourth update

Following a collision at 7.45am this morning between Condor Vitesse and a French fishing boat, sadly, it has been reported by Jersey Police that one of the fisherman has died. 

Simon Edsall, Managing Director Condor Ferries, said: "Our thoughts and sympathies are with the family, friends and colleagues of the fisherman at this difficult time. We will continue to work in close cooperation with all authorities involved in this incident to ascertain the causes of this unfortunate incident. Our master and crew acted quickly to provide assistance to the fisherman following the incident."

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28 March 2011 - Channel Islands Press Release

Condor Vitesse involved in an incident off Jersey - third update

Following a collision at 7.45am this morning between Condor Vitesse and a French fishing boat, sadly, it has been reported by Jersey Police that one of the fisherman has died. 

Simon Edsall, Managing Director Condor Ferries, said: "Our thoughts and sympathies are with the family, friends and colleagues of the fisherman at this difficult time. We will continue to work in close cooperation with all authorities involved in this incident to ascertain the causes of this unfortuante incident. Our master and crew acted quickly to provide assistance to the fisherman following the incident."

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28 March 2011 - UK Press Release

Condor Vitesse involved in an incident off Jersey - third update

Passenger ferry Condor Vitesse has arrived safely back into port at St Helier, Jersey, following a collision at 7.45am this mronign with a fishing boat. The incident happened near the Minquiers as the ship was enroute from St Malo to Jersey. 

No passengers or crew ont he Condor Vitesse were hurt in the incident - and all passengers and their vehicles have now disembarked in Jersey. Although the Condor Vitesse sustained some damage to the starboard bow compartment, it made its way back to port under its own power and without assistance. The ship is alongside in Jersey and Condor Ferries is cooperating with local agencies.

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04 March 2011 - UK Press Release

Caravans go free to France with Condor Ferries

Caravan enthusiasts seeking a summer getaway this year can make their money go further, with Condor Ferries' latest offer. Anyone travelling on Sunday services from Portsmouth to Cherbourg will be able to take their caravan on board free of charge, opening up a host of possibilities to explore the continent this summer. 

Motorhome owners will also benefit, travelling at the cost of a standard car all summer.

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03 March 2011 - Guernsey Press Release

No fuel surcharge for Condor Ferries passengers

Ian Milner, Guernsey Director said, 

"Condor Ferries has a fair and transparent pricing policy and consequently does not charge passengers a fuel supplement or indeed other "rip off" charges of the kind highlighted recently by Which?.

In May 2009 we consolidated the old fuel surcharge into the ticket price and have no plans to reintroduce such a charge now.

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