Stena Line can confirm that a collision occurred last night (Wednesday March 7) involving the Stena Feronia ferry, on its approach to Belfast, and a cargo vessel Union Moon.
There were no injuries to any of the 51 passengers or 47 crew on board.
The Feronia, which left Birkenhead at approximately 11.45am on Wednesday morning, was able to continue its journey and berth in Belfast shortly after the incident occurred.
Details regarding the nature of the incident are as yet unconfirmed but we are cooperating with the relevant maritime authorities as part of their investigation into what happened.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused to passengers on this vessel.
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