Queen of Alberni (News Bulletin file)

Ferry from Duke Point to Tsawwassen 45-minutes behind schedule

Queen of Alberni held at Duke Point due to mechanical issues, says B.C. Ferries

B.C. Ferries is advising a ferry bound from Duke Point to Tsawwassen was delayed due to a mechanical issue.

According to a social media post, the Queen of Alberni, scheduled to depart at 12:45 p.m., was held at Duke Point and is 45 minutes behind schedule as crew needed to investigate and resolve an issue with one of the vessel’s clutches.

The sailing departing at 3:15 p.m. from Tsawwassen will be affected and the 5:45 p.m. ferry leaving Duke Point could be affected, according to B.C. Ferries.

B.C. Ferries apologized to customers for any inconvenience and asks that people that have reserved spots check in as per scheduled sailing times to keep their spot.

For more ferry information, people are asked to see B.C. Ferries Twitter account, @BCFerries, go to www.bcferries.com or call 1-888-223-3779.


More from the News Bulletin on Facebook and Twitter

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Best of the City: Cannabis store’s customer service impresses

Mood Cannabis Co. finishes second for Best Customer Service in reader survey

Best of the City: Live-streaming in quarantine

Arts and entertainment community resilient in the face of a pandemic

Tour de Rock arrives in Nanaimo, now it’s off to the next station

Cops for Cancer team completes Nanaimo section of Vancouver Island cycle relay

Best of the City: Burger joint is tops in Nanaimo

Newly opened Top Notch Burgers Grill and Lounge voted Best Hamburgers

Best of the City: Breathe easy

Modo Yoga wins Best Yoga Studio category during challenging time for health and wellness businesses

Tour de Rock arrives in Nanaimo, now it’s off to the next station

Cops for Cancer team completes Nanaimo section of Vancouver Island cycle relay

White Rock’s namesake spray-painted with Black Lives Matter slogan

Vandalism occurred sometime between Friday and Saturday

B.C. VOTES 2020: B.C. Liberals vow to eliminate sales tax for a year

From 7% to zero, then back in at 3% to stimulate economy

Best of the City: This year’s winners

Nanaimo News Bulletin presents full results of our 2020 Best of the City readers’ survey

Nanaimo school district sees ‘unprecedented’ increase in distance-ed students

School District 68 hires teachers to support distance learning and transition program pupils

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Mask rules inconsistent

Letter writer says he won’t pay fine for violating COVID-19 Related Measures Act

Vancouver Island couple’s sheep farm dream disrupted by high lumber price

The solar powered farm project in Sayward will be set back by three years if the lumber price continues to remain high

The holiday everyone needs this year: Vote for your favourite in Fat Bear Week 2020

Voters will get to decide who gets to take home this year’s most coveted prize

Join Black Press Media and Do Some Good

Pay it Forward program supports local businesses in their community giving

Most Read