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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

Norwegian Pearl Makes First Visit To Bermuda

Norwegian Pearl Makes First Visit To Bermuda

The Norwegian Pearl, a Norwegian Cruise Line [NCL] ship, made its inaugural visit to Bermuda on Saturday, 20 April. The Norwegian Pearl, sister ship to the Norwegian Jewel, Jade, and Gem, was built in 2006 and refurbished in 2017. It arrived Saturday morning from New York for a one-night stay at the Royal Naval Dockyard. This visit is the first of two... Read more of this article

Anthem Returns To Disembark Sick Passenger

Anthem Returns To Disembark Sick Passenger

On Tuesday [April 23] the Anthem of the Seas cruise ship returned to the island as a passenger needed hospital treatment.A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “The Cruise Ship Anthem of the Seas which had just departed Bermuda, advised Bermuda Radio, that one US male passenger would require disembarkation for hospital treatment. “The... Read more of this article

Norwegian Gem, Joy Cruise Ships To Visit In 2021

Norwegian Gem, Joy Cruise Ships To Visit In 2021

Norwegian Cruise Line announced select 2020 and 2021 itineraries for some of their ships, with the cruise line announcing that both the Norwegian Joy and Norwegian Gem will call on the island in 2021. The NCL website said, “Beginning April 14, 2021, Norwegian Joy will homeport in New York City for the first time, sailing a mix of Bermuda as... Read more of this article

Azamara Journey Cruise Ship in Hamilton

Azamara Journey Cruise Ship in Hamilton

The Azamara Journey cruise ship is in Hamilton today [April 7], making the first of what is scheduled to be four calls for this year. According to the 2019 Bermuda Cruise Ship Schedule [PDF], the 592 foot long cruise ship will also call on the island again twice later this month, and then also visit in November, docking in the City of Hamilton each... Read more of this article

Cruise Ship Diverts For Medical Evacuation

Cruise Ship Diverts For Medical Evacuation

The cruise ship Prinsendam diverted to Bermuda on Wednesday [March 27] to disembark an 82-year-old passenger in need of medical treatment after he sustained an injury while on-board the vessel.A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “On Tuesday 26th March, 6:07pm, Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre was contacted by Holland Americas... Read more of this article

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