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Cruise Ship Returns For Medical Evacuations

Cruise Ship Returns For Medical Evacuations

On Saturday [Aug 11] the cruise ship Anthem of the Seas returned to Bermuda for the medical evacuation of two passengers. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “While departing Bermuda via North Channel, cruise ship Anthem of the Seas contacted Bermuda Radio reporting the need to evacuate an ill passenger at the sea buoy. “Pilot... Read more of this article

Court: Cruise Passenger Denies Sexual Assault

Court: Cruise Passenger Denies Sexual Assault

[Written by Don Burgess] In Magistrates Court today, a cruise ship passenger from New Jersey pled not guilty to a charge of sexual assault. The 27-year-old man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was alleged to have committed the crime against a fellow cruise ship passenger on August 10. His trial is scheduled to begin on August 29. He was granted... Read more of this article

Court: Cruise Ship Passenger Fined $2,000

Court: Cruise Ship Passenger Fined $2,000

[Written by Don Burgess] An American tourist who said he had a medical marijuana card admitted to several drug offences, including importation, and was fined $2000. Randolph Knight, 46, from Atlanta, Georgia, who was a passenger on the Norwegian Escape, pled guilty to several drug charges. Those included bringing cannabis, cartridges containing tetrahydrocannabinol,... Read more of this article

Dockyard Wins ‘Top Cruise Destination’ Award

Dockyard Wins ‘Top Cruise Destination’ Award

Royal Naval Dockyard has won a prestigious award for the second year running – beating cruise ship destinations from around the Caribbean. It has been named as the Top Cruise Destination in the Eastern Caribbean, Bahamas & Bermuda in Cruise Critic’s Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards. The awards are based exclusively on consumer ratings and... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Visitor Yvonne Aites

Police Confirm Death Of Visitor Yvonne Aites

The police have confirmed the death of 62-year-old American cruise ship visitor Yvonne Aites, and said the autopsy results confirm the cause of death as drowning. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 62-year-old American cruise ship visitor Yvonne Aites and extends sincere condolences to her family and... Read more of this article

Sick Passenger, Cruise Ship Arrives Early

Sick Passenger, Cruise Ship Arrives Early

On Sunday [June 3] the cruise ship Grandeur of the Seas arrived in Bermuda two hours ahead of schedule due to a 53-year-old passenger suffering from a non-life-threatening disorder that required hospital treatment. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “On Sunday, June 3 at 7.00pm, the cruise ship Grandeur of the Seas departed Baltimore... Read more of this article

Carnival Horizon Makes Inaugural Call To Island

Carnival Horizon Makes Inaugural Call To Island

Deputy Premier and Minister of Transport Walter Roban led a Bermuda delegation aboard the Carnival Horizon on Saturday morning [May 26] to mark the ship’s inaugural visit to the island. In for the day out of New York just prior to its return voyage, Carnival Horizon is the newest cruise ship built for Carnival Cruise Line, and the second of Carnival’s... Read more of this article

Court: Cruise Visitor Admits Possessing Ammo

Court: Cruise Visitor Admits Possessing Ammo

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [May 21], a 20-year-old visitor from the United States was fined after pleading guilty to possessing a bullet. James Lathan from Virginia was visiting the island on a cruise ship when a bullet was found in his backpack during a security check, with Mr Lathan telling the Court today he was “unaware” it... Read more of this article

Disney Cruise Line To Visit Bermuda In 2019

Disney Cruise Line To Visit Bermuda In 2019

Disney cruise line recently announced their fall 2019 lineup, confirming that they will visit Bermuda again, with the Disney Magic ship set to visit the island late next year. The cruise line will visit Bermuda this year with the Bermuda Tourism Authority previously noting that it will be the “first-ever time Disney Cruise Line has come to Bermuda”... Read more of this article

Court: Woman Admits Possessing Ammunition

Court: Woman Admits Possessing Ammunition

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [May 16], a 36-year-old woman from the United States pleaded guilty to carrying five rounds of ammunition in her bag, with the court hearing she was visiting the island on a cruise ship. Julie Martin from Kentucky was charged with having in her possession five rounds of 9MM without holding a license. Her lawyer... Read more of this article

Dockyard Vendors Looking Forward To Season

Dockyard Vendors Looking Forward To Season

Vendors in Dockyard are gearing up for a busy season as Bermuda prepares to host 180 cruise ships bringing thousands more visitors than last year. Top Dog, Duch Pops, 9 Parishes, Positive Energy, Churchill’s Ltd and Bermuda Fudge Co all have their stalls up and running near the new Visitor Information Centre. Sunset Studio will join them from August,... Read more of this article

5,000 Passengers For Escape’s Inaugural Visit

5,000 Passengers For Escape’s Inaugural Visit

The Norwegian Escape cruise ship made her inaugural visit to Bermuda this week, carrying a full capacity of 5,000 passengers. A Government spokesperson said, “The Norwegian Escape, the largest cruise ship in the Norwegian Cruise Line fleet, began its 2018 summer cruise schedule to Bermuda this week in a big way. Deputy Premier and Minister of... Read more of this article

Zuiderdam Makes Inaugural Visit To Island

Zuiderdam Makes Inaugural Visit To Island

The Zuiderdam cruise ship made her inaugural visit to Bermuda this week, and Deputy Premier Walter Roban, Minister of Economic Development and Tourism Jamahl Simmons and the BTA’s Pat Phillip Fairn led a Bermuda delegation to welcome the Zuiderdam, which is berthing at King’s Wharf in Dockyard. Related StoriesBermuda Cruise... Read more of this article