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‘Shipping And Maritime Authority’ To Commence

‘Shipping And Maritime Authority’ To Commence

The Ministry of Tourism, Transport and Municipalities today advised the public that the Bermuda Shipping and Maritime Authority will commence its statutory functions on 1st October 2016. “This follows recommendations by the Spending and Government Efficiency [SAGE] Commission in October 2013 that the Department of Maritime Administration should... Read more of this article

12ft Boat Located After Being Stolen From Dock

12ft Boat Located After Being Stolen From Dock

Contractors working on the Niobe Corinthian discovered a 12ft vessel that was “apparently abandoned,” and investigations to trace the owner revealed that the boat had recently been stolen from a dock in Ferry Reach. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Contractors working on the Niobe Corinthian discovered a 12ft... Read more of this article

Spirit Of Bermuda Celebration On September 30

Spirit Of Bermuda Celebration On September 30

The Bermuda Sloop Foundation is inviting the public to attend its free Community Spirit event on Friday, September 30 at Albuoy’s Point in Hamilton in order to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Spirit of Bermuda’s arrival. The free and family-friendly event will begin at 5.30pm and end at 8.30pm. In addition to the flotilla arrival and tours... Read more of this article

Turtle Tracked Traveling: Bermuda To Bahamas

Turtle Tracked Traveling: Bermuda To Bahamas

A juvenile green sea turtle caught in Somerset Long Bay has made a successful trip to the Bahamas, with the Bermuda Turtle Project tracking the turtle over the course of its month-long journey spanning nearly 1,000 miles. Hardy was caught in Somerset Long Bay by the Bermuda Turtle Project. He measured 67.1 cm straight carapace [shell] length and was... Read more of this article

Spirit Of Bermuda 10th Anniversary Celebrations

Spirit Of Bermuda 10th Anniversary Celebrations

The Spirit of Bermuda is calling all alumni, students, parents, supporters, and friends to celebrate on September 30 with Community Spirit at Albuoy’s Point, a free event to be held from 5.30pm through 8.30pm. The event will celebrate 10 years of “Changing Lives, One Voyage at a Time, Over Time” on board Spirit of Bermuda. The event will include... Read more of this article

1930 Story Examines Historic Deep Sea Descent

1930 Story Examines Historic Deep Sea Descent

An article printed in a 1930 edition of the London News offers a look the undersea dive off Bermuda’s Nonsuch Island in the 1930s, which was a record breaking feat at that point in time. On August 15, 1934, Dr. William Beebe and Otis Barton descended in their bathysphere 3,028 feet beneath the ocean surface off Nonsuch Island, Bermuda. This was some... Read more of this article

Marine Locker Win International Dealer Award

Marine Locker Win International Dealer Award

Marine Locker has been awarded the 2016 International Dealer of the Year for Scout Boats at a reception in South Carolina, with the company crediting “genuine Bermudian hard work and sacrifice” credited for the achievement. Sales Manager Lyle Douglas said, “This is a tremendous honour for our company. The award is based not only on... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting September 24

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting September 24

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday September 24th.On Sunday the Oleander container ship is expected, on Monday the Grandeur of the Seas cruise ship will arrive, and on Tuesday the Somers Isles container ship is scheduled to arrive. On Wednesday the Norwegian... Read more of this article

Reef Watch Event Postponed Due To Karl

Reef Watch Event Postponed Due To Karl

The Bermuda Zoological Society has announced that due to the possibility of Karl impacting Bermuda over the weekend, the Reef Watch event will be postponed until Saturday, 8th October. “Due to inclement weather, we are extending our Reef Watch teams’ survey opportunities for anytime in the next two weeks to ensure that they have a positive experience,”... Read more of this article

Tanker Diverts To Island Due To Sick Crewman

Tanker Diverts To Island Due To Sick Crewman

The tanker vessel Corvette diverted to Bermuda yesterday [Sept 20] due to an ill crew member, who was eventually taken via ambulance to King Edward VII Memorial hospital for treatment. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “On Tuesday, September 20 at 1.30pm, Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre received a call from Meyer Shipping... Read more of this article

Video/Photos: Upside-Down Jellyfish At Waterville

Video/Photos: Upside-Down Jellyfish At Waterville

The waters of the Bermuda National Trust’s Waterville property are currently playing host to numerous Cassiopeia jellyfish, also known as “upside-down jellyfish.” “These small creatures like to rest upside-down on the beds of shallow lagoons, sand or mudflats and around mangroves where they farm their own food, produced by algae... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting September 17

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting September 17

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday September 17th.On Sunday the Oleander container ship is expected, on Monday the Anthem of the Seas cruise ship will arrive, and on Wednesday the Norwegian Breakaway and the Carnival Pride cruise ships are scheduled... Read more of this article

Bermuda Efforts Included In ‘Actions Campaign’

Bermuda Efforts Included In ‘Actions Campaign’

Bermuda’s efforts to combat invasive species is featured in the 1,000 Actions Campaign, an initiative of the Our Ocean Conference, which is now taking place in Washington. An interactive map at the State Department gathering allows visitors to select buttons highlighting work being done around the world to protect the oceans, including photos and... Read more of this article