Ferry passengers heading between Vancouver and Victoria may have to wait an extra sailing as two runs from one vessel were cancelled Tuesday morning. 

BC Ferries issued a noticed saying its 6 a.m. sailing from Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay and its 8 a.m. sailing departing from Swartz Bay were both cancelled. 

They say the Queen of New Westminster's steering pump is having mechanical issues.

Anyone with reservations was accommodated on the next available sailing and the vessel is expected to be back in operation for its 10 a.m. sailing.