Danish shipping company DFDS Seaways confirmed that an incident occurred on Sunday morning on board one of its ferries causing minor injuries to some of the passengers.
Namely, when leaving Dover on the 08:00am sailing to Dunkirk, Dover Seaways ferry made contact with the harbour wall.
Some passengers and crew were treated for minor injuries, including four people who have been taken to hospital for additional checks, DFDS said in a release.
” Their injuries are not believed to be of a series nature,” DFDS added.
All 320 passengers and freight disembarked the vessel and those who chose to continue their journey have been accommodated on other DFDS Seaways ferries.
DFDS said that the Dover Seaways ferry was being assessed for repairs.