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Photos: Cruise Ship Insignia Visits St. Georges

Photos: Cruise Ship Insignia Visits St. Georges

The 594-foot passenger ship Insignia is at berth in St. George’s today [Aug 18]. According to the latest version of the 2017 Cruise Ship Schedule [PDF], the ship is carrying an estimated 734 passengers and 386 crew as it makes its Bermuda stop. The ship which arrived yesterday is scheduled to depart this afternoon at approximately 2.00pm. Related... Read more of this article

‘Scuffle’ In Dockyard With Locals & Cruise Crew

‘Scuffle’ In Dockyard With Locals & Cruise Crew

Early this morning [Aug 15] police and first responders attended an incident in Dockyard near King’s Wharf, in which “two cruise ship workers were involved in a scuffle with up to four locals.” A police spokesperson said, “3:20am today, Tuesday August 15th, police and first responders attended an incident in Dockyard near King’s... Read more of this article

Cruise Line Welcomes Same-Sex Marriages

Cruise Line Welcomes Same-Sex Marriages

Luxury cruise brand, Cunard, said they have welcomed their “first booking by a same-sex couple following a recent Supreme Court ruling enabling same-sex marriages in Bermuda, where Cunard’s fleet of ships is registered.”“The ruling means that Cunard, which has offered weddings on its ships for the past five years and has married... Read more of this article

Carnival Horizon Construction Continues In Italy

Carnival Horizon Construction Continues In Italy

Construction of Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship, the 133,500-ton Carnival Horizon — which is scheduled to call on Bermuda in 2018 – is moving along as scheduled as work continues at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Italy.The ship’s spaces – from the Dr. Seuss-themed WaterWorks aqua park and the 270-square-foot Seaside Theatre... Read more of this article

Dockyard Wins ‘Top Cruise Destination’ Award

Dockyard Wins ‘Top Cruise Destination’ Award

Dockyard has scooped a top award after being named as the region’s best cruise ship destination. It has been voted as the Top Cruise Destination in the Eastern Caribbean, Bahamas and Bermuda in Cruise Critic’s Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards. Last year it was named as a Top 5 destination in the region. A spokesperson for Cruise Critic said:... Read more of this article

Video: Cruise Passengers Make It Just In Time

Video: Cruise Passengers Make It Just In Time

Two cruise ship passengers had to rush to board the Norwegian Breakaway cruise ship in Dockyard, with the cruise ship having closed the door already, however lowered the gangway again and let them board. In posting the video online, the Port Bermuda Webcam, “Two very lucky young ladies reached Heritage Wharf, Bermuda after their cruise ship had... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Celebration In St. George’s

Photos & Video: Celebration In St. George’s

Minister of Tourism, Transport & Municipalities Michael Fahy, St George’s MP Kenny Bascome, St. George’s Mayor Quinell Francis, BTA CEO Kevin Dallas, BTA Chief Product & Experience Officer Pat Phillip-Fairn and representatives from NCL Cruise Line gathered in the east end today to celebrate their “great collaboration, “shared... Read more of this article

Disney Cruises Sailing To Bermuda In 2018

Disney Cruises Sailing To Bermuda In 2018

Disney Cruise Line will be sailing to Bermuda in 2018, with the Bermuda Tourism Authority noting that it will be the “first-ever time Disney Cruise Line has come to Bermuda” and they are “thrilled to partner with the iconic Disney brand.” Disney announced its fall 2018 cruise schedule today, with the Disney Magic set to sail... Read more of this article

NCL Charter Vessel Arrives For Summer Season

NCL Charter Vessel Arrives For Summer Season

The 400-seat Bo Hengy II charter vessel arrived in Bermuda this afternoon [May 8] to begin to fulfil the commitments of the Norwegian Cruise Line [NCL] to provide a ship’s tender service for the next five years between Dockyard and St. George’s. Earlier this year, the Government confirmed that NCL would charter a vessel from May through October... Read more of this article

Photos: Regatta Cruise Ship Visits St. Georges

Photos: Regatta Cruise Ship Visits St. Georges

After paying a visit to Hamilton earlier this week, the Regatta cruise ship arrived in St. George’s today [Apr 21], with the 594-foot long vessel making her way to the east end. According to the latest version of the 2017 Cruise Ship Schedule [PDF], the ship is carrying an estimated 709 passengers and 629 crew as it makes its Bermuda stop. ... Read more of this article

‘Regatta’ & ‘Le Ponant’ Ships In Bermuda

‘Regatta’ & ‘Le Ponant’ Ships In Bermuda

The Regatta and Le Ponant cruise ships are both in Bermuda, with the vessels being seen Hamilton today [April 19]. According to the latest version of the 2017 Cruise Ship Schedule [PDF], the 594-foot long Regatta is carrying an estimated 709 passengers and 629 crew, while the 276-foot long Le Ponant is scheduled to be the smallest cruise ship... Read more of this article

‘Norwegian Epic’ Ship Makes Inaugural Visit

‘Norwegian Epic’ Ship Makes Inaugural Visit

The largest NCL cruise ship by tonnage to visit Bermuda, the Norwegian Epic, came along side Heritage Wharf this morning on its inaugural visit to the island. The deep draft ship took advantage of last year’s dredging of the North Channel to put into Bermuda. It was scheduled to leave port this evening, bound for Madeira in Portugal. Captain Frank... Read more of this article

NCL To Charter Vessel On Temporary Basis

NCL To Charter Vessel On Temporary Basis

Norwegian Cruise Lines [NCL] will charter a vessel from May through October 2017, while they continue to build two smaller purpose built tenders to service Bermuda between 2018 and 2022, Minister of Tourism, Transport & Municipalities Michael Fahy announced today. Minister Fahy said, “I wish to share an update regarding the Government of Bermuda’s... Read more of this article