Police found nothing after they searched a car acting on intelligence.
A search at East Cowes ferry terminal was carried out after an intelligence tip about a vehicle from Southampton.
Officers searched four people and the vehicle on Tuesday (July 31) at around 11pm but found nothing of interest.
A spokesman for Hampshire Constabulary said: “A stop check of a vehicle at East Cowes ferry terminal at 10.58pm was carried out.
“A vehicle was stopped following intelligence that was received about a vehicle which had boarded at Southampton.
“Four persons searched at East Cowes.
“No arrests, nothing seized or removed from the vehicle.”