RED Funnel has announced a couple of cancellations to its evening service tonight (Friday).

The company said there is a fault with its navigational equipment.

It has cancelled the vehicle ferry at 7.30pm from Southampton and at 9pm from East Cowes.

Red Funnel said it apologised for any inconvenience caused to passengers.

Update: Red Funnel has warned of possible three hour delays this evening around the 9pm sailings. It said: "Please note: Due to an earlier cancellation due to a fault with our navigation equipment on our ferry, this sailing today at 21:00 from Southampton may experience a delay of up to 3hrs for booked vehicle traffic. We apologise for any inconvenience caused."