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Floating Dock Adrift, Fisherman Tows Ashore

Floating Dock Adrift, Fisherman Tows Ashore

A local fisherman encountered a section of floating dock adrift to the northeast of St. George’s and subsequently towed it into St. George’s Harbour. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Wednesday 17th April, 12:53pm. A conscientious local fisherman encountered a section of floating dock adrift to the northeast of St.... Read more of this article

Anthem Returns To Disembark Sick Passenger

Anthem Returns To Disembark Sick Passenger

On Tuesday [April 23] the Anthem of the Seas cruise ship returned to the island as a passenger needed hospital treatment.A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “The Cruise Ship Anthem of the Seas which had just departed Bermuda, advised Bermuda Radio, that one US male passenger would require disembarkation for hospital treatment. “The... Read more of this article

Teams To Gather For Robotics Challenge

Teams To Gather For Robotics Challenge

Twenty-four teams from 10 Bermuda schools and educational organizations, including a new team from Impact Mentoring Academy, will converge on the National Sports Centre on April 27th for the 2019 Marine Advanced Technology in Education [MATE] Bermuda Regional Remotely Operated Vehicle [ROV] Challenge. The program, hosted by the Bermuda Institute of... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting April 20

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting April 20

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday April 20th.On Friday the Navigator Aurora LPG tanker is expected, on Saturday the Norwegian Pearl and the Grandeur of the Seas cruise ships will arrive, on Sunday the Norwegian Gem cruise ship and the Oleander container... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting April 13

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting April 13

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday April 13th.On Sunday Norwegian Gem cruise ship is expected, and on Monday the Oleander container ship, the Anthem of the Seas cruise ship and the Ile D’Aix cable ship will arrive. On Wednesday the Norwegian Escape,... Read more of this article

Smithsonian Interviews Weldon Wade

Smithsonian Interviews Weldon Wade

Smithsonian has interviewed Bermudian Weldon Wade about his experiences diving off the coast of the island, highlighting his efforts to “capture Bermuda below the surface.” The story says, “Weldon Wade spends most of his time underwater. When he’s not working as a commercial diver off the coast of Bermuda, he’s strapping on his... Read more of this article

Stevenson: Over 200 Whales Identified So Far

Stevenson: Over 200 Whales Identified So Far

Speaking in advance of the screening of his documentary film “Secret Lives of the Humpbacks” tomorrow, whale researcher Andrew Stevenson said that this has been his best year for identifying individual whales, with well over 200 identified so far. Mr. Stevenson told Bernews, “Despite the inclement weather during the peak whale watching season,... Read more of this article

Govt: Please Do Not Swim With The Whales

Govt: Please Do Not Swim With The Whales

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources said they are “receiving an increasing number of reports about people entering the water to swim with the whales,” adding that it is “strongly recommended that members of the public do not swim with any whales, no matter how docile they may appear, as they are wild animals and can... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting April 6

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting April 6

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday April 6th.On Sunday the Azamara Journey cruise ship is expected, on Monday the Oleander container ship will arrive, and on Tuesday the Somers Isles container ship is scheduled to arrive. On Wednesday the Carnival Price cruise... Read more of this article

Bulk Carrier Diverts For Injured Crew Member

Bulk Carrier Diverts For Injured Crew Member

The Marshall Islands flagged Bulk Carrier ‘Super Emma’ has diverted to Bermuda for medical disembarkation of a crew member who has suffered suspected first and second-degree burns. The ship is due to arrive this afternoon [April 1]. In an online post, the Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre [BMOC] said, “Marshall Islands flagged Bulk Carrier... Read more of this article

Cruise Ship Diverts For Medical Evacuation

Cruise Ship Diverts For Medical Evacuation

The cruise ship Prinsendam diverted to Bermuda on Wednesday [March 27] to disembark an 82-year-old passenger in need of medical treatment after he sustained an injury while on-board the vessel.A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “On Tuesday 26th March, 6:07pm, Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre was contacted by Holland Americas... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting March 30

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting March 30

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday March 30th.On Saturday the Bermuda Islander container ship and the Sichem Mumbai oil tanker are expected, on Monday the Oleander container ship will arrive, and on Tuesday the Pluto Leader vehicles carrier is scheduled to... Read more of this article

Boat & Mooring License Renewal Reminder

Boat & Mooring License Renewal Reminder

The Department of Marine and Ports, Boats and Moorings section, is advising the public that registration for boat and mooring licenses starts on Monday, April 1 and must be completed by Friday, May 31. A Government spokesperson said, “Please note that renewal notices are no longer mailed, and licenses not renewed as of 31 May will incur a late fee.... Read more of this article