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Video: Coral Gardening At Bermuda’s Reefs

Video: Coral Gardening At Bermuda’s Reefs

A recently published video is showcasing the work that the Living Reefs Foundation is doing with the help of 11th Hour Racing to help protect Bermuda’s coral reefs. The Foundation’s website says, “Living Reefs, a Bermuda Registered Charity, was formed in 2014 to help implement some of the measures needed to keep Bermuda’s reefs... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule For Week Starting August 27

Shipping Schedule For Week Starting August 27

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday August 27th.On Sunday the Norwegian Dawn cruise ship and the Oleander container ship will arrive, on Monday the Grandeur of the Seas cruise ship is expected, and on Tuesday the Adria Ace vehicles carrier is scheduled... Read more of this article

Video: Local Lionfish Experts On PBS Newshour

Video: Local Lionfish Experts On PBS Newshour

Bermuda is featured in a PBS Newshour program about invasive lionfish, with scenes of the island shown, while local marine experts, in conjunction with visiting scientists, appear in a five minute segment that also reveals plans for a prototype lionfish-culling undersea robot. Bermuda’s lionfish experts included in the PBS program are Dr. Gretchen... Read more of this article

Ocean Tech Aims To Inspire Young Women

Ocean Tech Aims To Inspire Young Women

Global marine research project Ocean Tech is aiming to inspire more young women into science and engineering via a media campaign that focuses on the team’s leading female scientists and engineers. A spokesperson said, “It isn’t news that fewer women than men are working in the scientific, engineering and technological sectors. In the UK,... Read more of this article

Fire Service Attend Boat Fire In The West End

Fire Service Attend Boat Fire In The West End

[Updated: At 7.29pm, the BFRS responded to a boat that was "fully involved in fire and producing heavy smoke" in Sandys, and eight firefighters "fought through challenges to extinguish the fire." The BFRS said they "owner of the craft sustained minor injuries as a result of the fire and has been taken to KEMH for observation."]Bermuda Fire and Rescue... Read more of this article

BPS Extend Thanks: Visitor Rescued From Water

BPS Extend Thanks: Visitor Rescued From Water

The police have thanked the people who came to the aid of a 70-year-old visitor last night, with three men swimming out to assist the man who ran into difficulty at Clearwater Beach. As Bernews reported last night, emergency services responded to Clearwater Beach after the man ran in difficulty in the waters. Bystanders told us that children in the... Read more of this article

Man Rescued In Waters Off Clearwater Beach

Man Rescued In Waters Off Clearwater Beach

[Updated] Emergency services responded to Clearwater Beach tonight [August 20] after it was reported that a swimmer was in difficulty in the waters off the beach. The man — who bystanders said went in to retrieve a ball belonging to his grandchildren — appeared to be in difficulty when he was seen floating on his back with his head appearing... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule For Week Starting August 20

Shipping Schedule For Week Starting August 20

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday August 20th.On Saturday the Grandeur 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 Anthem of the Seas cruise ship... Read more of this article

Relocation Of Boats & Moorings Department

Relocation Of Boats & Moorings Department

The Boats and Moorings Section will continue to be closed through tomorrow and will re-open on Monday at its new temporary location at the Old Paget Post Office site. A Ministry spokesperson said, “Please be advised that the Boats and Moorings Section of the Department of Marine & Ports Services will continue to be closed through tomorrow,... Read more of this article

Technical Difficulties With DPT Computer Server

Technical Difficulties With DPT Computer Server

Technical difficulties with the main computer server of the Boats and Moorings Section of the Department of Marine & Ports Services is causing a “complete service disruption” through tomorrow [Aug 18]. A Government spokesperson said, “Please be advised that that Boats and Moorings Section of the Department of Marine & Ports... Read more of this article

Co-Pilot Injured During Around The Island

Co-Pilot Injured During Around The Island

A female co-pilot was injured after the “pilot and co-pilot were thrown from the vessel into the water” in the area of Five Star Island during today’s Around The Island Powerboat Race, the police confirmed today. A police spokesperson said, “Around 2:30pm this afternoon [14-Aug], police and first responders attended a marine... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule For Week Starting August 13

Shipping Schedule For Week Starting August 13

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday August 13th.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 cruise ship is scheduled... Read more of this article

BUEI Talks: “The Science Of Saving Cetaceans”

BUEI Talks: “The Science Of Saving Cetaceans”

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] is getting set to present “The Science Of Saving Cetaceans” on Tuesday, August 30th at 7:30pm The event poster says, “Our oceans are in crisis. Human impacts on wild dolphins and whales are increasing. Understanding those impacts and the needs of wild cetaceans is crucial to their survival. “Meet... Read more of this article