Tag: Bermuda marine

Marine Police Assist Swimmer In Distress

Marine Police Assist Swimmer In Distress

Around 1.20pm on Monday [July 28], police officers including Marine Unit officers were dispatched to a reported male swimmer in distress in the waters of Bailey’s Bay, Hamilton parish. A police spokesperson said, “On arrival it appears that the 31 year old Hamilton parish man involved was located along the shoreline of an islet conscious and... Read more of this article

NASA Field Campaign Aircraft On Island

NASA Field Campaign Aircraft On Island

An aircraft from the National Aeronautics And Space Administration [NASA] has been on island for a couple of days taking flights around the Bermuda area. NASA have embarked on a coordinated ship and aircraft observation campaign off the Atlantic coast of the United States, an effort to advance space-based capabilities for monitoring microscopic plants... Read more of this article

Historic Sealab 1 Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Historic Sealab 1 Celebrates 50th Anniversary

A symposium was held last week in Panama City, Florida in order to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the historic Sealab 1 mission, which took place only a few miles off the coast of Bermuda. The mission saw an underwater habitat, dubbed Sealab 1, submerged into the Atlantic by the United States Navy in order to research the effects of extended periods... Read more of this article

Photographer Wins Lionfish Picture Contest

Photographer Wins Lionfish Picture Contest

The 2014 Groundswell Lionfish Tournament was held on July 19, with the weigh-in taking place at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS] after members of the public were invited to help eradicate the invasive pest by joining in by “Eating ‘Em to Beat ‘Em.” Added to this year’s lionfish tournament was an amateur photography contest that... Read more of this article

Photos: Tall Ship Lord Nelson Visits Bermuda

Photos: Tall Ship Lord Nelson Visits Bermuda

The tall ship Lord Nelson stopped off in Bermuda on July 19th on its way from Anguilla to Halifax, with Deputy Governor Ginny Ferson and Deputy Mayor of St. George’s Quinell Francis, Councillor Donnie McLaughlin, and Chairman of the Sail Training Association of Bermuda John Wadson paying a courtesy visit yesterday morning [July 21].The Spirit of... Read more of this article

9-Year-Old Boy Recovering After Near Drowning

9-Year-Old Boy Recovering After Near Drowning

The police have confirmed that the 9-year-old boy who nearly drowned at Admiralty House on Friday has been moved from the Intensive Care Unit to the children’s ward, where he is recovering in stable condition. A police spokesperson said, “At last check the victim of an apparent near drowning incident that occurred around 3:30pm Friday, July... Read more of this article

Long List Of Goods Recovered From Wreck

Long List Of Goods Recovered From Wreck

Odyssey Marine Exploration — which was co-founded by former Premier Dr. David Saul — has now placed operational reports and inventories of items recovered from the SS Central America shipwreck site online. These items were initially filed under seal in the United States District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, Norfolk Division. Chief... Read more of this article

Young Boy Nearly Drowns At Admiralty House

Young Boy Nearly Drowns At Admiralty House

[Updated] Emergency services responded to Admiralty House at approximately 3.30pm this afternoon [July 18] following a report of what they said was a “near drowning”. The boy — who police said is believed to be around 10 years old — received CPR at the scene, and was rushed to hospital via ambulance. The police confirmed that... Read more of this article

Bermuda Reef Life HD App Free For Android

Bermuda Reef Life HD App Free For Android

Fans of all things under the sea now have a new way of exploring the mysteries and wonders of Bermuda’s unique marine life as the Bermuda Zoological Society’s Bermuda Reef Life HD app is now available free for Android users. A spokesperson said, “The app, which was first launched for Apple iOS devices in November 2012, has become very popular... Read more of this article

Video: Shark Encounter Off John Smiths Bay

Video: Shark Encounter Off John Smiths Bay

A video has recently surfaced on Youtube showing what the uploader said was a shark encounter while hunting for lionfish off of John Smith’s Bay in Bermuda. The video was posted by Youtuber rocketman889, who said: “Shark encounter while hunting for lionfish off of John Smith’s Bay, Bermuda. We were free diving around 7:15pm –... Read more of this article


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