Interislander suspends four sailings following damage to bow door

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch
Aug 21, 2023 |

Interislander has cancelled four Kaitaki sailings on Monday night and Tuesday afternoon as a safety precaution after the bow door was impacted by heavy seas on Monday night.

A spokesperson said minor impact damage to the bow door of Kaitaki was found during pre-departure preparation on Monday night.

 For safety reasons the company cancelled sailings from the 8.30pm on Monday up to 2.15pm on Tuesday while the door can be repaired.

“Customers booked to sail on Kaitaki on Tuesday will be contacted directly and offered alternative sailings.

 We apologise for the inconvenience these cancellations may cause; however safety is our top priority in these situations.”

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch

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