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Leaving Melbourne Today? There's One Thing You Need To Know!

The Spirit of Tasmania has been forced to cancel all sailing with passengers stuck on board the ship last night.

The ferry company said that due to heavy rain and debris in the Mersey River on the north-west coast of Tasmania, the Port of Devonport was closed to all commercial traffic.

The company says ''The Spirit of Tasmania will not be departing from Devonport or Melbourne until further notice''.

The company is expected to provide a further updates soon but with major weather warnings in place for Tasmania, sailings aren't expected today.

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