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Photos: Canadian Coast Guard Ship Hudson

Photos: Canadian Coast Guard Ship Hudson

The Canadian Coast Guard Ship Hudson paid a visit to Bermuda this morning [July 27], docking at Penno’s Wharf in St. George’s. The island visit is expected to be the last for the vessel in its career as it works through the first leg of a scientific mission taking place along the eastern seaboard from Halifax, Nova Scotia to Bermuda. A spokesperson... Read more of this article

Jet Skier Transported To Hospital After Accident

Jet Skier Transported To Hospital After Accident

An ambulance responded to a person spotted in the water after being injured during a jet ski tour on Sunday [July 24], with the patient successfully transported to hospital for treatment. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “On Sunday, July 24 at 1.36pm, Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre was alerted by the Fisheries Patrol... Read more of this article

Video: Nekton Mission’s First Submersible Dive

Video: Nekton Mission’s First Submersible Dive

Nekton’s first deep ocean scientific research mission, which is sponsored by re/insurer XL Catlin and in partnership with the Bermuda Government’s Ministry of the Environment, launched off the coast of Bermuda this week, with the action caught on camera. In a video of the launch, Greg Foot, onboard science reporter, says, “We’ve just getting... Read more of this article

Celebrity Summit Returns With Injured Passenger

Celebrity Summit Returns With Injured Passenger

Officials on board the Celebrity Summit cruise ship which departed Bermuda earlier this evening made the decision to return to the island tonight [July 22] after a passenger was injured.Pilot boat St. David rendezvoused with the ship at approximately 9.30pm in the waters off the east end to disembark the injured man. The gentleman’s wife accompanied... Read more of this article

Part Of Beach Closed: Portuguese Man Of War

Part Of Beach Closed: Portuguese Man Of War

[Updated] The Ministry of the Environment confirmed that the western half of Horseshoe Bay beach was closed at 12:47pm today [July 18] due to a “significant number of Portuguese Man of War [PMOW] jellyfish in that area of the water.” “Lifeguards have hoisted a purple flag indicating the presence of a marine life hazard, advised beach... Read more of this article

Ocean Scientific Research Mission To Launch

Ocean Scientific Research Mission To Launch

Nekton’s first deep ocean scientific research mission — sponsored by re/insurer XL Catlin and partnering with the Bermuda Government’s Ministry of the Environment — is preparing to launch off the coast of Bermuda this week. To explore the full impact of human activities on the deep ocean, the first in a series of expeditions will use... Read more of this article

Pilot Boat Helps Deliver Patient To Hospital

Pilot Boat Helps Deliver Patient To Hospital

A pilot boat was dispatched to Smith’s Island on Wednesday [July 13] in order to aid and transport an 86-year-old woman that had sustained an injury at home, with the patient later taken to KEMH. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “On Wednesday, July 13 at 11.04am, RCC Bermuda coordinated the evacuation of an injured... Read more of this article

US Consulate Recognizes Shipping Companies

US Consulate Recognizes Shipping Companies

On July 14, the U.S. Consulate recognized five shipping companies registered in Bermuda for participating in the United States Coast Guard’s [USCGC] voluntary search and rescue network, dubbed AMVER [Automated Mutual-Assistance Vessel Rescue]. Search and rescue authorities around the world use the voluntary ship reporting system to assist ships and... Read more of this article

Bermuda Tall Ships Festival Set For June 2017

Bermuda Tall Ships Festival Set For June 2017

The Bermuda Tall Ships Festival will take place from June 1 through June 5, 2017 and The Sail Training Association of Bermuda [STA Bermuda] is looking for sail trainees, volunteers, and corporate and public support to help make make the event a success. The Tall Ships Festival will see Bermuda serve as a host port in the Rendez-Vous 2017 [RDV2017]... Read more of this article

US Coast Guard Tall Ship ‘Eagle’ Visits Hamilton

US Coast Guard Tall Ship ‘Eagle’ Visits Hamilton

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Barque Eagle arrived in Hamilton today [July 13] as part of its 2016 cadet summer training deployment. The ship is moored along Front Street and will be open for free public tours on Thursday, July 14 and Friday, July 15 from 10.00am to 7.00pm each day. The summer 2016 deployment spans five months and 11 ports, including... Read more of this article

Ocean Tech Initiative Receives Local Support

Ocean Tech Initiative Receives Local Support

Only one week after launching Ocean Tech – a global marine research project to help save the world’s oceans – the team of scientists, conservationists and media specialists who are leading this ambitious endeavour have received their first local donations.Henrik Schröder, an early investor in Ocean Vet, who is a partner at Seacrest... Read more of this article

Ocean Tech Marine Project To Help Save Oceans

Ocean Tech Marine Project To Help Save Oceans

This week, a team of leading scientists, conservationists and media specialists launched a global marine research project called Ocean Tech to help save the world’s oceans, and their first port of call is Bermuda next year. Bringing together oceanographic experts and unique cutting-edge underwater vehicles, Ocean Tech will reveal new behaviour and... Read more of this article

Police Impound Vessel, Investigation Underway

Police Impound Vessel, Investigation Underway

Early yesterday morning [July 3] the police — acting on information from Customs — impounded a boat “after noticing specific irregularities.” A police spokesperson said, “Bermuda Police Service in the early hours of Sunday morning after acting on information received from HM Customs have impounded a marine vessel after... Read more of this article