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Photos: Dead Fish Washing Up On Shorelines

Photos: Dead Fish Washing Up On Shorelines

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources confirmed they have received a number of reports of dead fish washing up on shorelines around the island, and said “the current die-off event is affecting a large number of fishes from a wide range of species” and it is “too early to speculate about possible causes.” After a... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting September 16

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting September 16

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday September 16th.On Sunday the Aurora and the Norwegian Dawn cruise ships and the Oleander container ship will arrive, and on Monday the Grandeur of the Seas cruise ship is scheduled to arrive. On Tuesday the Somers Isles... Read more of this article

BPS: Two People Injured In Ferry/Spirit Collision

BPS: Two People Injured In Ferry/Spirit Collision

An 18-year-old woman and a 25-year-old man both sustained “non-life threatening injuries” in the collision involving a ferry and the Spirit of Bermuda on Friday night, the police have confirmed.A police spokesperson said, “It now appears that two persons, believed to be an 18-year-old Pembroke woman and a 25-year-old Pembroke man,... Read more of this article

Spirit Of Bermuda To Be Repaired After Collision

Spirit Of Bermuda To Be Repaired After Collision

Following the collision involving the Spirit of Bermuda and a ferry on Friday evening, the Bermuda Sloop Foundation said the damage is “mostly confined to the bowsprit” and they have “contacted our naval architect and builder to carry out repairs in the next few weeks” and “hope to have this work completed so the 2017/18... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting September 9

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting September 9

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday September 9th.On Sunday the Norwegian Dawn cruise ship and the Oleander container ship will arrive, and on Monday the Tracey Kosan LPG tanker and the Anthem of the Seas cruise ship are scheduled to arrive. On Wednesday... Read more of this article

Boating Community Assist Disabled Vessels

Boating Community Assist Disabled Vessels

Members of Bermuda’s boating community worked with the Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre over the weekend which saw three vessels reporting engine or battery failure, and requiring assistance. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “On Friday 1st September 2:31pm, Bermuda Radio received a VHF call from the 22ft F/V ‘’Solace’’... Read more of this article

Stolen Boat Washes Up By Admiralty House

Stolen Boat Washes Up By Admiralty House

A recently stolen boat was reported abandoned and washed up close to Admiralty House on August 30, with the Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre contacting the vessel’s owner. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “On Thursday, August 30 at 8.50am, Bermuda Radio received a call from a member of the public who reported that an... Read more of this article

Court: Man Charged With Death Of NZ Visitor

Court: Man Charged With Death Of NZ Visitor

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Sept 6], a 26-year-old man was charged in connection with the death of New Zealand visitor Mary Elizabeth McKee. Andrew Lake, of Southampton, was charged with unlawfully killing Mrs McKee in June of this year. He was also charged with causing actual bodily harm to Mrs McKee’s husband Arthur and causing grievous... Read more of this article

32ft Vessel Disabled After Running Out Of Fuel

32ft Vessel Disabled After Running Out Of Fuel

The Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre [BMOC] said they received a call from a member of public on Monday night [Sept 4] reporting that a 32ft boat located outside of St. George’s Harbour had reportedly run out of fuel and was disabled. The boat was eventually towed in to safety while the BMOC reminded the boating public why a cellphone should always... Read more of this article

Video: Dead Moray Eel Floating By Dock

Video: Dead Moray Eel Floating By Dock

[Updated + Written by Don Burgess] It’s not every day you go fishing and discover a strange sea creature, but that happened to the Warren family on Saturday. Nicole Warren told Bernews, “We were fishing off the dock from Dowling’s Marina in St. George. As we were leaving, there was some debris and [my son] Christian noticed the semi-circular... Read more of this article

EY Coastal Cleanup Set For September 16

EY Coastal Cleanup Set For September 16

The EY Bermuda Coastal Cleanup in support of Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] will be held on Saturday, September 16. A spokeperson said, “The annual island-wide event gives volunteers an opportunity to enjoy time spent outdoors combing the beach, snorkeling or diving underwater to remove litter and marine debris and maintain Bermuda’s beaches and... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting September 2

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting September 2

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday September 2nd.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 to arrive. On Wednesday the Norwegian Breakaway and the... Read more of this article

Cruise Ship Arrives Early Due To Sick Passenger

Cruise Ship Arrives Early Due To Sick Passenger

This week the Celebrity Summit cruise ship arrived in Bermuda a day early — on Tuesday instead of Wednesday — as a female passenger was in need of medical treatment ashore. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Cruise ship Celebrity Summit arrives into Bermuda a day early for the medical disembarkation of a female passenger... Read more of this article