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Photos & Video: Seal Found In The East End

Photos & Video: Seal Found In The East End

[Updated] A seal was found in the east end this morning [March 19], laying in the vicinity of Tobacco Bay Beach. It was found by a member of the public who alerted the authorities, who arrived and removed the seal with the assistance of onlookers, who helped carry the seal up the incline. 17-minute live replay of the seal being removed:The seal was... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: New ‘Oleander’ Ship Arrives

Photos & Video: New ‘Oleander’ Ship Arrives

Bermuda Container Line Ltd.’s [BCL] new custom-built container and roll-on/roll-off vessel, M.V. Oleander, arrived in Bermuda this afternoon [March 15]. The company previously said, “BCL’s new Oleander is as fast and is more fuel efficient at higher speeds. The biggest change is the extended garage space, which has almost tripled the vehicle’s... Read more of this article

Photos: ‘Pelican Of London’ Ship Visits Bermuda

Photos: ‘Pelican Of London’ Ship Visits Bermuda

[Updated with video] The Pelican of London is presently visiting the island, with the sail training trip having an aim to provide young people with “vital skills such as communication, team work, lateral thinking and building self-confidence.” According to their website, “Originally named ‘le Pelican’ the ship was built... Read more of this article

Video: Boat Removed After Running Aground

Video: Boat Removed After Running Aground

Three people were rescued on Sunday evening [Feb 10] after the 37ft fishing vessel they were on ran aground off Pear Island, St. David’s, resulting in the boat being submerged. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Sunday 10th February, 6:37pm. BMOC is currently dealing with the salvage operation of a 37ft fishing vessel which... Read more of this article

Photos: 849 Lionfish Caught In Winter Derby

Photos: 849 Lionfish Caught In Winter Derby

Bermuda’s 5th annual Winter Lionfish Derby was a huge success again this year, with some 849 lionfish caught, as locals gathered to take part in the month long competition, having fun while also helping to remove the invasive species from Bermuda’s waters. “With great weather to start the year, local lionfish hunters got a quick start... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Dead Whale Washes Ashore

Photos & Video: Dead Whale Washes Ashore

[Updated] A dead whale washed up in the Devonshire Dock area this morning [Jan 23], with Aquarium staff responding to the area and removing the whale. According to people at the scene, the whale was seen floating close by the dock this morning before it was retrieved from the waters; Aquarium staff then removed the whale, lifting it onto a boat. Further... Read more of this article

Photos: ‘Paradise One’ Hooks 770 Pound Tuna

Photos: ‘Paradise One’ Hooks 770 Pound Tuna

Crowds gathered at Robinson’s Marina in Somerset this morning [Jan 12] to get a glimpse at the latest catch of a bluefin tuna. Captained by Allan Bean, the 770lb tuna was hooked this morning on the fishing boat ‘Paradise One’. Paradise One Fishing Charters is run by brothers, Allan and Delvin Bean with the Bean brothers also known for their many... Read more of this article

Photos, Video & Results: Christmas Boat Parade

Photos, Video & Results: Christmas Boat Parade

[Updated with photos & results] St. George’s is holding their Christmas Boat Parade this evening [Dec 1] with almost 20 boats decorated in festive fashion making their way through the east end. We will have a photo gallery later on, and in the meantime the live video is below, with commentary at the location from Bruce Barritt and Jugglin Jason. Update:... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Fry-Angle Aquarium Fish Show

Photos & Video: Fry-Angle Aquarium Fish Show

[Updated with photos] The Bermuda Fry-Angle Aquarium Society held its annual Tropical Fish Show today [Nov 17] at the Botanical Garden’s Horticultural Hall in Paget showcasing a wide variety of aquarium fish. We will have additional information, results and a photo gallery later on, and in the meantime the live video replay is below. The eleven minute... Read more of this article

Photos: Silver Spirit Cruise Ship In Hamilton

Photos: Silver Spirit Cruise Ship In Hamilton

[Updated with video] The Silver Spirit cruise ship arrived in Hamilton on Wednesday afternoon [Nov 7], with the 642 foot long cruise ship carrying an estimated 475 passengers and 370 crew members. The ship departed the Front Street berth this afternoon and is now on its way to the British Virgin Islands. Related StoriesPhotos:... Read more of this article

Photos: ‘Viking Star’ Ship Makes Inaugural Call

Photos: ‘Viking Star’ Ship Makes Inaugural Call

The Viking Star cruise ship made its inaugural call to Bermuda this weekend, with the 755 foot long ship sailing into Hamilton carrying an estimated 854 passengers and 545 crew members. Tourism officials have been working to increase visits during the shoulder season, and this year saw, as compared to last year, 17 more cruise calls scheduled to take... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Savvy Poseidon Games Exhibition

Photos/Video: Savvy Poseidon Games Exhibition

[Updated with photos] Savvy Entertainment held the Poseidon Games Exhibition in Dockyard this afternoon [Oct 6] with exhibition rides held throughout the afternoon and entertainment on the dock in between the demonstrations. There was a bouncy slide and a variety of vendors were on hand with food, refreshments and snowballs available for purchase. A... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: First Disney Magic Cruise Arrives

Photos & Video: First Disney Magic Cruise Arrives

[Updated with Dockyard arrival photos] The much anticipated Disney Magic cruise made her inaugural call to Bermuda this morning [Oct 6], marking the first time the iconic brand will visit the island. Disney Magic arriving in DockyardThe ship took on a Bermuda Branch Pilot at approximately 7.15am off St. David’s and made her way up North Shore... Read more of this article