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Dept. Of Marine & Ports Temporary Relocation

Dept. Of Marine & Ports Temporary Relocation

The Department of Marine & Ports Services is advising the public that “in order to facilitate renovations at its headquarters located on East Broadway, Hamilton, the Department has temporarily relocated to the 2nd Floor, Brown Brangman Building, 100 Reid Street, Hamilton.” “The Marine and Ports’ main telephone number is 295-6575,”... Read more of this article

Bulk Carrier Expected To Arrive In Bermuda

Bulk Carrier Expected To Arrive In Bermuda

[Updated] The M/V Apollon is expected to arrive in the Bermuda area this evening [Jan 26] so a 26-year-old crew member suffering from suspected appendicitis can be provided with medical care. A spokesperson said, “BMOC initially received a call from the vessel on the 20th January when positioned over 1000 nm east-southeast of Bermuda, with the... Read more of this article

BSF Respond To Concerns Over ‘Spirit’ Incident

BSF Respond To Concerns Over ‘Spirit’ Incident

Saying they welcome the “opportunity to allay any fears the public may have about the safety of students on board Spirit of Bermuda” following the events last Tuesday, the Bermuda Sloop Foundation [BSF] provided additional information about the incident which saw a crew member injured and the boat towed to shore. The full statement is below: There... Read more of this article

BUEI Talks: All Sea Creatures Great And Small

BUEI Talks: All Sea Creatures Great And Small

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Insitute will present “All Sea Creatures Great and Small” at 7.30pm on Thursday, January 28th. The event poster said, “Ron Lucas and Warren De Klerk are two of Bermuda’s most prolific underwater photographers. They have traveled widely to extend their portfolios of exotic reef species and will... Read more of this article

Video: “Most Fascinating Person” Choy Aming

Video: “Most Fascinating Person” Choy Aming

The “10 Most Fascinating People of Bermuda 2015″ series begins this evening with the first video release featuring Choy Aming. “He’s been a lion tracker in Botswana, an orangutan keeper, and a tiger shark tracker, but these exciting jobs form only a small part of Choy Aming’s resume,” said host Lisa Pickering.The... Read more of this article

Engine Failure Forces ‘Spirit Of Bermuda’ Tow

Engine Failure Forces ‘Spirit Of Bermuda’ Tow

[Updated] The sail training ship Spirit of Bermuda had to be towed this afternoon [Jan 19] after suffering engine failure and ripped sails, as well as an injury to a crew member on board. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “At 2.26pm, the sail training ship Spirit of Bermuda contacted the Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre... Read more of this article

3-Year-Old Hospitalized After Falling Overboard

3-Year-Old Hospitalized After Falling Overboard

A 3-year-old boy has been hospitalized after falling overboard in Dockyard on Friday, and he is expected to make a full recovery. A police spokesperson said, “Around 4:45pm on Friday 15th January, police and first responders attended an incident that occurred at the North Arm, Dockyard. “On arrival of emergency personnel, it was discovered... Read more of this article

Houseboat Runs Aground At Foot Of The Lane

Houseboat Runs Aground At Foot Of The Lane

A houseboat that broke free of its mooring eventually ran aground at Foot of the Lane at Hamilton Harbour on January 8, with the owner in the process of having the vessel transported to a boatyard for repairs. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “On Friday, January 8 at 1.52pm, the Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre received... Read more of this article

Two BZS Lecture Series Installments Coming Up

Two BZS Lecture Series Installments Coming Up

The Bermuda Zoological Society is getting set to present two lectures in the coming months, including talks by Kimberley Zuill, Director of the Bermuda Weather Service, and Dr. Robbie Smith, Curator of the Bermuda National History Museum. The first lecture will take place on Thursday, January 28 at 7.00pm, with Kimberley Zuill covering the topic “Hurricanes... Read more of this article

Vessel Diverts To Bermuda For Medical Aid

Vessel Diverts To Bermuda For Medical Aid

The Liberian bulk carrier ‘Hector’ made an unplanned stop in Bermuda on Monday [Dec 28] in order to obtain medical assistance for a crew member that had broken both legs in an accident. A Bermuda Maritime Operations spokesperson said, “On Saturday, December 26 at 6.35pm, an email was received from the owners of the 41,101GRT Liberian... Read more of this article

Oil Tanker Makes Stop In Bermuda For Ill Crew

Oil Tanker Makes Stop In Bermuda For Ill Crew

The oil tanker ‘Emerald Shiner’ made a stop in Bermuda on Saturday [Dec 19] in order to disembark an ill crew member, with the 24-year-old Ukrainian national treated at KEMH. A Bermuda Maritime Operations spokeperson said, “On Saturday, December 19 at 5.02am, Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre was contacted by the Marshall Islands... Read more of this article

Cann Named Marine & Ports Director Designate

Cann Named Marine & Ports Director Designate

The Ministry of Tourism Development and Transport has announced that Warden of Pilots Rudolph William Cann [pictured] has been named Director Designate of the Department of Marine & Ports Services. A spokesperson said, “The Director Designate has over 30 year experience in the maritime industry. He began his career with the Department of Marine... Read more of this article

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