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21-Foot Wellcraft Towed By Good Samaritan

21-Foot Wellcraft Towed By Good Samaritan

A 21-foot Wellcraft that was unable to restart its engine, leaving it disabled in Great Sound, was recently rescued by a passing good Samaritan, who assisted the vessel in returning to its moorings at Jews Bay. The Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre said, “Bermuda Radio received a cellular call from four persons on board a 21-foot Wellcraft advising... Read more of this article

Report On Submarine Cables In Sargasso Sea

Report On Submarine Cables In Sargasso Sea

A report — Submarine Cables in the Sargasso Sea: Legal and Environmental Issues in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction — has been released by the Sargasso Sea Commission, Centre for International Law of the National University of Singapore [CIL], George Washington University Law School, and the International Cable Protection Committee [ICPC]. The... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Seafarers Service In St David’s

Photos & Video: Seafarers Service In St David’s

The Chapel of Ease in St. David’s held their Annual Seafarers Service on Sunday morning [Jan 18], with people gathering to pay their respects to seafarers and those lost at sea. The service began with the “Eternal Father, Strong to Save” hymn and ended with the “Will your anchor hold” hymn, both of which are traditionally... Read more of this article

Norwegian Research Ship Berths In St George’s

Norwegian Research Ship Berths In St George’s

The Norwegian registered research vessel Seabed Prince arrived in local waters on Sunday morning [Jan 11] and was berthed at Penno’s Wharf in St. George’s. The ship can accommodate 72 persons with 20 single cabins and 26 double cabins. On board there are two lounges, a meeting room, a hospital, a gymnasium and a helideck reception area.... Read more of this article

Bulk Carrier Diverts For Injured Crew Member

Bulk Carrier Diverts For Injured Crew Member

A Bulk Carrier traveling from Gibraltar diverted to Bermuda on Saturday [Jan 10] after a crew member suffered a head injury and a dislocated shoulder after taking a tumble on deck in heavy seas. The injured 42 year old was transferred by pilot boat to Ordnance Island, then transported to hospital for treatment. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson... Read more of this article

Man Charged With Receiving Stolen Dinghy

Man Charged With Receiving Stolen Dinghy

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Jan 8], a 24-year-old man faced a charge involving allegedly receiving a stolen 16-foot dinghy, said to belong to the Bermuda Sea Cadets and be worth $10,000. Jade King must return to Court next month, as lawyer Saul Froomkin QC submitted to Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo that the Crown’s charge this morning... Read more of this article

Fourth Flare Sighting Investigated, Nothing Found

Fourth Flare Sighting Investigated, Nothing Found

A reported flare sighting on Tuesday [Dec 30] resulted in a police land unit requested to make observations on North Shore Road but reported nothing unusual. This marks the fourth reported flare sighting over the holiday period with the first report on December 21st, second report on December 23rd and third report on December 24th. A Bermuda Maritime... Read more of this article

Third Flare Sighting May Be Chinese Lanterns

Third Flare Sighting May Be Chinese Lanterns

A third distress flare sighting on the night of Christmas Eve [Dec 24] may have been Chinese Lanterns according to Bermuda Radio officials. This marks the third reported flare sighting this week with the first report on Dec 21st and second report on Dec 23rd. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre [BMOC] spokesperson said, “On Wednesday 24th December... Read more of this article

Another Flare Report, Likely Atmospheric Event

Another Flare Report, Likely Atmospheric Event

A reported flare sighting last night [Dec 23] resulted in a police land unit requested to make observations but reported nothing unusual, and Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre said “what was observed may have been atmospheric,” markin the second report of this nature in the past few days. A spokesperson said, “On Tuesday 23rd December... Read more of this article

Flare Sighting “Possibly Atmospheric In Nature”

Flare Sighting “Possibly Atmospheric In Nature”

A reported flare sighting this past Sunday [Dec 21] “was most likely not marine distress flares but possibly something atmospheric in nature,” the Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre said. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre [BMOC] was notified of suspected flares sighted between Church Bay and The Great Sound.... Read more of this article


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