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Anthem Of The Seas Diverts For Sick Passenger

Anthem Of The Seas Diverts For Sick Passenger

The Royal Caribbean cruise ship Anthem Of The Seas is approaching the east end of the island tonight [Jan 16] to transfer a passenger who has taken ill. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre [BMOC] spokesperson said, “Anthem of the Seas inbound to Bermuda this evening for medical evacuation of a 77 year old female passenger suffering from a respiratory... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: First Cruise Ship Of 2019 Arrives

Photos & Video: First Cruise Ship Of 2019 Arrives

The first cruise ship of 2019 — the ‘Oriana’ — arrived in Bermuda today [Jan 13] carrying an estimated 1,998 passengers and 936 crew members. This marks the first of a projected 192 cruise ship visits to Bermuda this year, an increase from the 180 visits in 2018.The Ministry of Tourism and Transport previously said they are “encouraged... Read more of this article

Cruise Visitors To Increase To 544,000 Next Year

Cruise Visitors To Increase To 544,000 Next Year

The Ministry of Tourism and Transport said they are “encouraged by the projected rise in cruise ship visitors outlined in the recently released 2019 Cruise Ship Schedule, saying that next year “the island is expected to host an estimated 544,000 cruise ship passengers – 68,000 more than were hosted in 2018.” Minister of Tourism... Read more of this article

2019 Bermuda Cruise Ship Schedule Released

2019 Bermuda Cruise Ship Schedule Released

The 2019 cruise ship schedule has been released, with 108 contract cruise ship visits and 84 occasional visits included, for a total of 192 visits to Bermuda during the year, compared with the 180 visits in 2018. The five contract callers are Celebrity Summit with 17 visits, Norwegian Gem with 22 visits, Grandeur of the Seas with 18 visits, Anthem of... Read more of this article

Video: Cruise Ship Breaks From Mooring Lines

Video: Cruise Ship Breaks From Mooring Lines

[Updated] The Arcadia cruise ship ”broke her mooring lines during strong overnight winds” in Dockyard, according to a video posted online by the Port Bermuda webcam. The video’s description says, “As seen live on www.PortBermudaWebcam.com. P&O cruise ship Arcadia broke her mooring lines during strong overnight winds at Dockyard... Read more of this article

Radiance & Sunrise To Visit Bermuda In 2020

Radiance & Sunrise To Visit Bermuda In 2020

Both the Carnival Radiance and Carnival Sunrise cruise ships will visit Bermuda in 2020, Carnival Corporation has announced. The company said that following a $200 million dry dock in Spain, Carnival Radiance will debut in April 2020, first sailing in Europe before making a 13-day trans-Atlantic crossing to New York in June 2020, positioning the vessel... 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

Ministry ‘Encouraged By Tremendous Effort’

Ministry ‘Encouraged By Tremendous Effort’

The Ministry of Transport and Regulatory Affairs said they are “encouraged by the tremendous effort from industry partners yesterday, 31 October, and today, 1 November, as Bermuda welcomed the largest number of cruise ship passengers in tourism history.” “Yesterday, six cruise ships and upwards of 9,300 visitors docked in the City... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Three Cruise Ships Arrive

Photos & Video: Three Cruise Ships Arrive

The Azamara Journey, AIDAluna and Disney Magic cruise ships all arrived in Bermuda this morning [Oct 31], three of six cruise ships the island will host today, which marks the largest number of cruise passengers to ever visit Bermuda in a single day. The Azamara Journey will dock in Hamilton, AIDAluna will be anchored in Grassy Bay, and the Disney... Read more of this article

Photos: Hamburg Cruise Ship In St George’s

Photos: Hamburg Cruise Ship In St George’s

The Hamburg cruise ship arrived in St. George’s this afternoon [Oct 30], with the 473 foot long cruise ship carrying an estimated 359 passengers and 373 crew members. The Hamburg is one of six cruise ships the island will host over the next two days, with Transport Minister Walter Roban noting that tomorrow will mark the largest amount of cruise... Read more of this article

Ship Diverts As Passengers Need Medical Care

Ship Diverts As Passengers Need Medical Care

The ‘Serenade of the Seas’ cruise ship — which is traveling from from Boston to St. Maarten –  is due into Bermuda today [Oct 30] as three passengers require medical care. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Cruise ship ‘Serenade of the Seas’ is due into Bermuda this morning to conduct the medical disembarkation... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: ‘Carnival Conquest’ Arrives

Photos & Video: ‘Carnival Conquest’ Arrives

The Carnival Conquest cruise ship arrived for its inaugural call to Bermuda this morning [Oct 30], with the 951 foot long cruise ship carrying an estimated 3,305 passengers and 1,160 crew members. The Carnival Conquest is one of six cruise ships the island will host over the next two days, with Transport Minister Walter Roban saying that it is an “exciting... Read more of this article

‘Unprecedented Short-Term Influx Of Visitors’

‘Unprecedented Short-Term Influx Of Visitors’

This week Bermuda will be “bustling with activity,” the Transport Ministry said, as the ”six visiting cruise ships from 30 October – 2 November, and the added number of air arrivals, has resulted in an unprecedented short-term influx of visitors.” The Ministry said they “will work to maintain the island’s regularly... Read more of this article