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Cost Of Minister DeSilva’s Cruise Experience Trip

Cost Of Minister DeSilva’s Cruise Experience Trip

A trip in August 2019 by Minister of Tourism and Transport Zane DeSilva for a ‘Cruise Passenger Experience Observation’ from New Jersey to Bermuda cost $3,888.41, according to a recent listing on the Government’s travel webpage. The trip duration was listed as from August 24, 2019 – August 29, 2019, and the web page listing said, “The... Read more of this article

Cruise Ship Terminal Building Formally Opened

Cruise Ship Terminal Building Formally Opened

The new cruise ship terminal building at Kings Wharf in Dockyard formally opened today [Sept 9] with the Minister commending the “incredible joint effort by majority Bermudian craftsmen and women who have delivered this project – on time and on budget.” Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch said, “Good afternoon and welcome... Read more of this article

BEDC ‘Shop To Win’ Initiative In St. George’s

BEDC ‘Shop To Win’ Initiative In St. George’s

Insignia Cruise Ship passengers coming into St. George’s have recently had the opportunity to take part in a BEDC initiative “developed with the mission of stimulating higher spending whilst the ship is in port”. A spokesperson said, “Tasked with creating an initiative for the Insignia Cruise Ship passengers coming into St. George’s,... Read more of this article

Video: Roof Wetting Ceremony At King’s Wharf

Video: Roof Wetting Ceremony At King’s Wharf

The traditional roof wetting ceremony for the recently refurbished King’s Wharf at the Royal Naval Dockyard was held yesterday [Aug 14]. Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch said, “Good afternoon and welcome to the recently refurbished King’s Wharf at the Royal Naval Dockyard – one of two deep water cruise berths. “Before we get to... Read more of this article

Ship Arrives Early Due To Injured Passenger

Ship Arrives Early Due To Injured Passenger

The Anthem Of The Seas arrived early on Saturday morning [Aug 3] in order to disembark an 80-year-old passenger who sustained head injuries after a fall. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre [BMOC] spokesperson said, “Meyer Agencies advised the Anthem of the Seas requested to disembark an 80-year-old male passenger on medical grounds, having... Read more of this article

Tyson & Trebek Aboard For Bermuda Cruise

Tyson & Trebek Aboard For Bermuda Cruise

“Let’s take a boat to Bermuda” begins Let’s Get Away From It All, a 1941 song which pops up on the soundtracks of more than a few Golden Age Hollywood films. And cable TV channel Turner Classic Movies is doing just that, heading to Bermuda in October to celebrate its 25th anniversary with a ship full of movie fans, its on-air... Read more of this article

Carnival To ‘Operate Largest Bermuda Season’

Carnival To ‘Operate Largest Bermuda Season’

Carnival Cruise Line will “operate its largest Bermuda season ever in 2019-2020,” with more than 40 voyages visiting the island, including eight week-long cruises departing from Baltimore and Charleston next year. This was recently announced by the company which said, “In total, six different Carnival ships – Carnival Breeze, Magic,... Read more of this article

Video: Coast Guard Medevacs Child From Ship

Video: Coast Guard Medevacs Child From Ship

A Coast Guard helicopter crew flew to the rescue for a 7-year-old girl aboard the Cruise Ship Celebrity Summit Monday, medevacing her to a hospital in Virginia for higher level care. “The cruise ship contacted the Coast Guard to request assistance with a girl who was experiencing abdominal pain while enroute from New Jersey to Bermuda,”... Read more of this article

Sick Cruise Passenger Disembarks In Bermuda

Sick Cruise Passenger Disembarks In Bermuda

The ‘Norwegian Escape’ cruise ship arrived in Bermuda’s waters earlier than scheduled in order to disembark a passenger who required medical care. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, Meyer Agencies advised the ‘Norwegian Escape’ requested to disembark a passenger on medical grounds, in Bermuda as soon as possible and... Read more of this article

Disney Cruise Line To Visit Bermuda In 2020

Disney Cruise Line To Visit Bermuda In 2020

Disney cruise line recently announced their fall 2020 lineup, confirming that they will visit Bermuda again, with the Disney Magic ship set to visit the island three times in October of 2020. In announcing their schedule for next year, the company’s website said, “The Disney Magic returns to New York in October for sailings to Bermuda and Canada,... Read more of this article

Minister DeSilva’s Trip To Miami Cost $1,838

Minister DeSilva’s Trip To Miami Cost $1,838

A trip in April 2019 by Minister of Tourism and Transport Zane DeSilva for the Seatrade Cruise Global Conference in Miami cost $1,838.00, according to a recent listing on the Government’s travel webpage. The trip duration was listed as from April 8, 2019 – April 11, 2019, and the web page listing said, “The Hon. Minister Zane DeSilva attended... Read more of this article

Photos: Ships Visiting St. George’s Harbour

Photos: Ships Visiting St. George’s Harbour

St. George’s Harbour has been playing host to a number of different vessels in recent days with Friday seeing the Seven Seas Navigator docked at Penno’s Wharf, the superyacht Sealyon berthed at Bermuda Yacht Services at Ordnance Island and the RCGS Resolute ship anchored in the harbour. The cruise ship Seven Seas Navigator is 565 foot long... Read more of this article

Man Pleads Guilty To Sexual Assault On Ship

Man Pleads Guilty To Sexual Assault On Ship

A 32-year-old Mississippi man pleaded guilty in a Boston federal court to sexually assaulting a minor during a cruise from Boston to Bermuda, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. An official statement from the Attorney’s Office District of Massachusetts — which acknowledged the “valuable assistance” provided by the Bermuda... Read more of this article