A RED Funnel ferry has ground to a halt in East Cowes this afternoon (Sunday).
The ferry is reportedly docked at the East Cowes terminal, causing significant delays.
More to follow.
A member of staff said the Red Eagle is waiting for a passenger to get off.
County Press readers have reported hearing the sound of a helicopter flying overhead.
Another ferry due to return to the terminal has been reported in stasis off the coast of East Cowes waiting to dock.
Isle of Wight Police are in attendance.
County Press readers have reported there are now fewer passengers in the terminal and the bottom deck drawbridge has been raised.
A second police unit has arrived.
The Red Eagles appears to have departed so another ferry can dock.
A third police unit has arrived.
Red Funnel has confirmed there is no operational or technical issue.
It says it is doing everything it can to get the service back to timetable.
The Isle of Wight Ambulance Service has arrived.
Police have brought the passenger off and Red Funnel says it will issue a full statement in the morning.