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Cruise Ship Departs Baltimore For Bermuda

Cruise Ship Departs Baltimore For Bermuda

The Royal Caribbean Vision of the Seas departed Baltimore on May 25 – the first cruise ship to sail from the city since the collapse of its Francis Scott Key Bridge on March 26 – embarking on a voyage to Bermuda. A CNN story said, “Two cruise ships set sail for the sea from Baltimore this weekend for the first time since the Francis... Read more of this article

Minister Furbert Updates On Cruise Conference

Minister Furbert Updates On Cruise Conference

Minister of Transport Wayne Furbert provided an overview of his attendance at the 2024 Seatrade Cruise Global Conference in Miami, Florida, stating that his “primary objective for attending specific sessions at Seatrade was to continue talks with small luxury cruise lines to bolster visitation, specifically to Hamilton and St. George.” The... Read more of this article

Cruise Ship Diverts Due To Sick Passenger

Cruise Ship Diverts Due To Sick Passenger

On Tuesday [April 23] the cruise ship Oasis of the Seas — which was traveling from the USA to Spain — diverted to Bermuda as a 69-year-old passenger required urgent medical attention. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Tuesday 23rd April 7:00pm – Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre received notification from local ships... Read more of this article

Odyssey Cruise Ship Diverts To Bermuda Twice

Odyssey Cruise Ship Diverts To Bermuda Twice

On Tuesday [April 23] the cruise ship Odyssey of the Seas — traveling from USA to Azores — diverted to Bermuda as a crew member required urgent medical attention and then the ship returned to Bermuda yesterday [April 24] as a 74-year-old Belgian passenger suffered a serious medical condition. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Norwegian Cruises In West End

Photos & Video: Norwegian Cruises In West End

The Norwegian Getaway and Norwegian Gem are among the cruise ships visiting Bermuda this week, both arriving in Dockyard this weekend, and a look at the two ships in the West End is below, and for all our coverage of cruise ships click here. Related Stories Photos, Video & 360: Azamara Ship In Hamilton Photos & Video: Scenic... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Two Cruise Ships Visit Bermuda

Photos & Video: Two Cruise Ships Visit Bermuda

The cruise ships Norwegian Escape and Nieuw Amsterdam recently paid a visit to the island, and they passed by each other while traveling in the East End. A video and photo gallery offering a look at both ships off the east end of the island is below Related Stories Photos & Video: ‘Scenic Eclipse II’ Cruise Ship Photos... Read more of this article

Minister Furbert Attending Seatrade Conference

Minister Furbert Attending Seatrade Conference

Minister of Transport Wayne Furbert is attending the Seatrade Global Cruise Conference 2024, which is being held from April 8th to April 11th, in Miami, Florida. A Government spokesperson said, “The Minister is accompanied by Stacey Evans, Section Head of Transport Planning for the Ministry of Transport, and Bermuda Government’s Representative... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Cruise Ship ‘Evrima’ Visits Island

Photos/Video: Cruise Ship ‘Evrima’ Visits Island

The cruise ship Evrima paid a visit to the City of Hamilton, marking their inaugural call. Minister of Transport Wayne Furbert previously said, “We welcomed the inaugural call of the Ritz Carlton Yacht Collection ‘Evrima’ docking in the City of Hamilton. This brand is leading the way for a new era of ultra-luxury cruising. “This call... Read more of this article

‘Unprecedented Number’ Of Cruise Visitors

‘Unprecedented Number’ Of Cruise Visitors

The Ministry of Transport said the “first quarter of 2024 has marked a milestone for Bermuda’s cruise tourism industry” as “Bermuda proudly welcomed an unprecedented number of visitors during this period.” Minister of Transport Wayne Furbert said  ”A total of 14 cruise ship calls between January and March, brought... Read more of this article

Minister Updates On Cruise Ship Season

Minister Updates On Cruise Ship Season

“Currently we anticipate welcoming approximately 539,127 passengers, with an associated revenue forecast of $168.7 million in passenger and crew spending,” Minister of Transport Wayne Furbert said as he provided an update on the 2023 cruise ship season. Speaking in the House of Assembly today [Dec 8], the Minister said, “The following... Read more of this article

Schedule Lists 189 Cruise Ship Visits In 2024

Schedule Lists 189 Cruise Ship Visits In 2024

The Bermuda cruise ship schedule has been released for 2024, listing 189 total calls, consisting of 100 regular callers and 89 occasional callers. As far as the regular callers, the “Vision of the Seas” is expected to dock in Bermuda 19 times over the course of the year, while the “Liberty of the Seas” will grace the island’s... Read more of this article

Photos, Video & 360: Azamara Ship In Hamilton

Photos, Video & 360: Azamara Ship In Hamilton

The Azamara Onward cruise ship visited Hamilton this weekend, marking its only scheduled visit to the island this year. According to the Bermuda cruise ship schedule, the 181-meter long vessel accommodates 688 passengers along with a crew of 373. Related Stories Photos & Video: Norwegian Cruises In West End Photos & Video: Two Cruise... Read more of this article

Photos: Cruise Ship ‘Insignia’ Visits Hamilton

Photos: Cruise Ship ‘Insignia’ Visits Hamilton

The 593.7-foot cruise ship Insignia paid a visit to the City of Hamilton, adding a touch of maritime scenery to the harbour. The Oceania Cruises website says, “The better-than-new Insignia blends sophistication with a contemporary flair to create a casually elegant ambiance that embodies the most treasured elements of our celebrated ships. “Every... Read more of this article

Marine Search After Empty Liferaft Found

Marine Search After Empty Liferaft Found

The Celebrity Silhouette cruise ship saw a liferaft 290 nautical miles northeast from Bermuda, and the ship and a U.S. Coast Guard C130 aircraft conducted a search of the area to ensure no vessels were in distress. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Sunday 29th October, 3:25pm – Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre, was advised... Read more of this article

Ship Arrives Early Due To Medical Emergency

Ship Arrives Early Due To Medical Emergency

The Norwegian Escape cruise ship arrived ahead of schedule due to a medical emergency involving a US male passenger who suffered a suspected cardiac arrest. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Monday 6th November, 4:15pm – Bermuda Radio received a telephone call from Meyer Agencies informing that the cruise ship Norwegian... Read more of this article

‘Norwegian Aqua’ To Visit Bermuda In 2025

‘Norwegian Aqua’ To Visit Bermuda In 2025

[Updated with video] Norwegian Cruise Line announced the latest addition to the Prima Class with the Norwegian Aqua — which accommodates 3,571 guests and has the ’world’s first hybrid rollercoaster and waterslide’ — set to offer five and seven-day voyages to Bermuda from New York City from August 2025 through October... Read more of this article