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Secret Episode Of Ocean Vet Revealed

Secret Episode Of Ocean Vet Revealed

The producers of Ocean Vet, which stars Dr. Neil Burnie and Choy Aming, have revealed the upcoming broadcast of a secret episode of the series. Andy Smith, the series producer, said, “Now is the perfect time to release this special episode as it will hopefully bring everyone a little joy during these dark and difficult days.”A spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

2020 St. George’s Marine Expo Cancelled

2020 St. George’s Marine Expo Cancelled

The fifth annual St. George’s Marine Expo has been cancelled due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. A spokesperson said, “The fifth annual St. George’s Marine Expo has been cancelled. Based on the current global pandemic, Covid-19, a decision was made to cancel the 2020 Marine Expo that was scheduled to take place on Sunday, April 26. “The Marine... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting April 4

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting April 4

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday April 4th.On Monday the Oleander container ship is expected, on Wednesday the Wisby Barbados oil products tanker will arrive, and on Thursday the Bermuda Islander container ship is scheduled to arrive. The weekly shipping... Read more of this article

SeaLab I Diver Robert Barth Passes Away

SeaLab I Diver Robert Barth Passes Away

Diver Robert Barth – one of four Navy divers who participated in the Sealab I project off the coast of Bermuda in 1964 – passed away on March 26. SeaLab I was lowered a few miles off the coast of Bermuda in July 1964, with the experimental underwater habitat developed by the U.S. Navy to research the effects of extended periods spent living... Read more of this article

Relicensing Period For Fishing Vessels Extended

Relicensing Period For Fishing Vessels Extended

Vessel safety inspections for commercial fishing vessels have been suspended and the relicensing period for commercial fishing vessels has been extended, and the new deadline will be April 30th 2020. A Government spokesperson said, “As a safety measure to minimize the risk of COVID-19 spread, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources is... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting March 28

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting March 28

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday March 28th.On Sunday the Oleander container ship is expected, on Wednesday the Somers Isles container ship will arrive, and on Thursday the Bermuda Islander container ship is scheduled to arrive. The weekly shipping schedule,... Read more of this article

Boat & Mooring License Renewal Advisory

Boat & Mooring License Renewal Advisory

The registration for boat & mooring licenses will start on April 1, and will be extended until June 30, with the Department of Marine & Ports encouraging the public to practice social distancing by making their payments online to avoid the spread of Covid-19. A government spokesperson said, “The Department of Marine and Ports, Boats and... Read more of this article

Bermuda Gold Cup Rescheduled To October

Bermuda Gold Cup Rescheduled To October

The Bermuda Gold Cup, hosted by the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club, has been rescheduled to October from May due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. A spokesperson said, “Organizers for the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club’s Bermuda Gold Cup match racing regatta have postponed the celebratory 70th running to October due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting March 14

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting March 14

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday March 14th.On Monday the Flawless LPG tanker and the Oleander container ship are expected, on Wednesday the Gunilla sailing ship will arrive, and on Thursday the Bermuda Islander container ship and the Walther Herwig II... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting March 7

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting March 7

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday March 7th.On Saturday the Azalea Ace vehicles carrier is expected, on Monday the Oleander container ship will arrive, on Wednesday the Somers Isles container ship is scheduled to arrive, and on Thursday the Bermuda Islander... Read more of this article

Ferry Service Route Suspensions & Delays

Ferry Service Route Suspensions & Delays

There will be some ferry route delays and cancellations today [March 4] and tomorrow morning [March 5] while the “Department continues maintenance and repairs to ferries in the fleet.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Marine and Ports Services is advising that the 4:30 pm Blue Ferry travelling from Hamilton to Dockyard and Cavello... Read more of this article

BUEI: Voyages, Kept Secret, 50 Years Of Diving

BUEI: Voyages, Kept Secret, 50 Years Of Diving

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] will host a number of events in March, including a talk entitled “The Voyages of Bob: Cultures of the Ocean,” a documentary entitled “Best Kept Secret” and a  talk entitled “A Half Century Under The Sea: Fifty Years Of Diving In Bermuda’s Waters.” Admission... Read more of this article

Some Ferry Route Suspensions & Delays

Some Ferry Route Suspensions & Delays

There will be some ferry route delays and cancellations today and tomorrow morning [March 3] while the “Department carries out maintenance and repairs to ferries in the fleet.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Marine and Ports Services is advising that the 4:30 pm Blue Ferry travelling from Hamilton to Dockyard is... Read more of this article