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Man Taken To Hospital After Boat Hits Island

Man Taken To Hospital After Boat Hits Island

Emergency services responded to the North Shore Road, Smith’s area tonight [June 21] after a boat ran aground at Gibbet Island near Flatt’s Inlet, resulting in a man being taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson confirmed that “a 911 call was received from a member of the public... Read more of this article

71-Year-Old Passenger Disembarks In Bermuda

71-Year-Old Passenger Disembarks In Bermuda

The cruise ship Ocean Dream returned to Bermuda to disembark a 71-year-old passenger on Sunday [June 18]. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “The recently departed cruise ship Ocean Dream, on passage from Bermuda to La Guaira, Venezuela, contacted the Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre to report that vessel was returning to Bermuda... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Heroes Weekend Raft Up

Photos: Bermuda Heroes Weekend Raft Up

The Bermuda Heroes Weekend line-up of events continued today [June 17] with the BHW Raft Up held at Shelly Bay Beach this afternoon. The Raft Up saw boats anchoring in the area and people either gathering on the beach or making their way by swimming to get closer to the floating barge that housed the sound system. The event which was free to attend... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting June 17

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting June 17

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday June 17th.On Saturday the USCG Venturous medium endurance cutter, the Ocean Dream and the Grandeur of the Seas cruise ships are expected, on Sunday the Norwegian Dawn cruise ship and the Oleander container ship will arrive,... Read more of this article

US Coast Guard’s Venturous To Visit Bermuda

US Coast Guard’s Venturous To Visit Bermuda

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Venturous is scheduled to arrive in Bermuda this week, as it continues its Living Marine Resources patrol in the Atlantic Ocean, enforcing fisheries laws and ensuring vessels conform with Safety Of Life At Sea [SOLAS] regulations. The cutter will be moored at Penno’s Wharf in St. George. Venturous will be open for free... Read more of this article

Superyacht ‘Jetsetter’ Runs Aground In West End

Superyacht ‘Jetsetter’ Runs Aground In West End

[Updated] The superyacht Jetsetter ran aground in the west end yesterday [June 11], later being pulled off the rocks and taken to Dockyard. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre confirmed that the yacht Jetsetter ran aground in the Stag Rocks area in the west end yesterday, and was pulled off last night and taken to Dockyard.” Update: A Bermuda... Read more of this article

African Bermudian Maritime History Lecture

African Bermudian Maritime History Lecture

The Bermuda National Library will be hosting a lecture on “African Bermudian Maritime History, from the Bermuda Native Yacht Club to the Edward Cross Long Distance Comet Race” at the Bermuda National Library on Tuesday June 13th from 6.00pm- 8.00pm. “The discussion will be facilitated by Mrs. Maxine Esdaille and Mrs. Shirley L.T. Pearman.... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting June 10

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting June 10

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday June 10th.On Saturday the Anthem of the Seas cruise ship is expected, on Sunday the Norwegian Dawn cruise ship and the Oleander container ship will arrive, and on Monday the Grandeur of the Seas and the Veendam cruise ships... Read more of this article

Regiment & Police Take On Water Security Role

Regiment & Police Take On Water Security Role

Troops from the Royal Bermuda Regiment and officers from the Marine Police are playing a vital role in maritime security at the America’s Cup. Soldiers from Boat Troop, many of them special constables, have joined forces with the Bermuda Police Service’s Marine Unit to patrol the race course and maintain harbour security. Lance Corporal Raymond... Read more of this article

Police Seize Cannabis Plants In St. George’s

Police Seize Cannabis Plants In St. George’s

Police have seized “several mature cannabis plants” which were located on Smith’s Island in St. George’s. The seizure took place on Wednesday [June 7] and police have confirmed that “no one has been arrested in connection with the matter”. A police spokesperson said, “On Wednesday, June 7th police officers attended Smith’s... Read more of this article

Tall Ship Fleet Departs Bermuda For Boston

Tall Ship Fleet Departs Bermuda For Boston

Bermuda has bid au revoir to 900 crew on board nineteen tall ships who for a short time made the Island their home. The ships, which berthed in St. George’s and on Front Street, have set off to Boston on the next leg of the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta after being delayed for a few days by bad weather. The Regatta is a 7,000 nautical mile Trans-Atlantic... Read more of this article

World Oceans Day: ‘Our Oceans, Our Future’

World Oceans Day: ‘Our Oceans, Our Future’

Today, Thursday June 8th, is World Oceans Day, a global day of ocean celebration and focusing on marine sustainability. The theme for World Oceans Day 2017 is ‘Our Oceans, Our Future’. Additionally, the action focus for this year is ‘encouraging solutions to plastic pollution and preventing marine litter for a healthier ocean and a better future’. Greenrock... Read more of this article

World Oceans Day: Five Myths For Debunking

World Oceans Day: Five Myths For Debunking

[Written by BEST Chairman Stuart Hayward] “Five myths about oceans”, is an article published by Steve and Anthony Palumbi in the Washington Post exploring several aspects of the world’s oceans. No-one in Bermuda can forget that the sea is very much a part of our lives, and those myths resonate with this tiny archipelago. Myth No 1 –... Read more of this article