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Minister: Norwegian Dawn Running Aground

Minister: Norwegian Dawn Running Aground

Minister of Tourism Development and Transport Shawn Crockwell delivered a Ministerial Statement in the House of Assembly today [May 22], providing an overview of the Norwegian Dawn running aground, making special mention of the Marine and Ports team, Pilots, Maritime Operations Center, and the tug boat crews for their successful efforts in refloating... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of 52-Yr-Old Kevin Keeley

Police Confirm Death Of 52-Yr-Old Kevin Keeley

The police have named the 52 year old American visitor who died yesterday as Kevin Keeley from California. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 52 year old American visitor Kevin Keeley and extends condolences to his family and friends.” “It appears that Mr. Keeley, from California, was... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of 52-Year-Old Man

Police Confirm Death Of 52-Year-Old Man

[Updated] A 52-year-old American man was pronounced dead after running into difficulty in the waters off Watford Bridge this afternoon [May 20], the police have confirmed. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “At 3.45pm this afternoon, first responders attended a report of an incident that took place in the waters off of Watford Bridge. “It... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: ARC Sailboats Leave St George’s

Photos/Video: ARC Sailboats Leave St George’s

[Updated with video] After spending a few days enjoying Bermuda’s hospitality, yachts sailing under the flags of 20 different nations left Bermuda today [May 20] to make the 1800 nautical mile journey to Horta in the Azores.The group set sail from Tortola in the British Virgin Islands on May 9th as part of the ARC Europe and ARC USA Spring... Read more of this article

Video: Norwegian Dawn Freed After Grounding

Video: Norwegian Dawn Freed After Grounding

[Updating] The Norwegian Dawn has apparently run aground in the North Channel ths afternoon [May 19] having left the Dockyard on its regularly scheduled departure. A few other craft can be seen near the vessel and we unofficially understand marine divers are on route to the location. Details are limited at this time, however we will update as able.Update... Read more of this article

Photos: ARC Sailboats In St. George’s Harbour

Photos: ARC Sailboats In St. George’s Harbour

In addition to hosting Steven Spielberg’s $200 million super-yacht, the east end is presently playing host to a bevy of sailboats who have stopped in Bermuda as part of the World Cruising Club Spring Rallies. Yachts sailing under the flags of 20 different nations and crews from many more, set sail from Tortola in the British Virgin Islands on... Read more of this article

Photos: $200 Million Super Yacht In Bermuda

Photos: $200 Million Super Yacht In Bermuda

The 282-foot luxury yacht Seven Seas — which reports suggest is owned by Academy Award winning director Steven Spielberg and cost some $200 million — is the latest super-yacht to grace Bermuda’s shores.Presently docked in St. George’s, Seven Seas offers accommodation for up to 12 guests in 7 suites according to Superyachttimes.com,... Read more of this article

Two Distress Flare Sightings Investigated

Two Distress Flare Sightings Investigated

Sightings of distress flares late on Monday, May 11 and on the morning of Thursday, May 14 lead to an investigation, howver officials were unable to determine the source. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “On Monday 11 May at 10.24pm, Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre received several calls from members of the public reporting... Read more of this article

“In Life There Are No Barriers, Only Solutions”

“In Life There Are No Barriers, Only Solutions”

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute’s [BUEI] Talks series is getting set to present “In Life There Are No Barriers, Only Solutions” by Neal Petersen on Thursday, May 21 at 7.30pm. The event poster says, “South African-born Neal Petersen is a world-class racing yachtsman, award-winning author of Journey of a Hope Merchant,... Read more of this article

Photos: Plastic Tides Team Visits Bermuda

Photos: Plastic Tides Team Visits Bermuda

The Plastic Tides Team is currently in Bermuda as they undertake a circumnavigation of the island in order to raise awareness of the #BeatTheBeadBermuda campaign alongside BEST. The Plastic Tides team visited in June 2014 and returned with their flights being sponsored by MultiStrat Re, a Bermuda specialty reinsurer focused on launching and growing... Read more of this article

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