Tag: Bermuda marine

Sargasso Sea Featured In The Journal ‘Science’

Sargasso Sea Featured In The Journal ‘Science’

The March 28, 2014 issue of the journal Science featured an article entitled “Champions of the Sargasso Sea” which highlighted work being carried out by a group of Danish researchers who travelled to the Sargasso Sea last month to study the declining European Eel population that spawn there. The article said, “It may lie beyond the jurisdiction... Read more of this article

BIOS: Devil’s Hole Acts As Natural Laboratory

BIOS: Devil’s Hole Acts As Natural Laboratory

Once a popular attraction for Bermuda’s tourists, Devil’s Hole now attracts a different type of visitor: scientists. Located on the southern shore of Harrington Sound, Devil’s Hole is a closed embayment that experiences seasonal changes in water chemistry and biology that are distinct from the rest of Bermuda, making it a “natural laboratory”... Read more of this article

Three Recipients: $100,000 Catlin Marine Grant

Three Recipients: $100,000 Catlin Marine Grant

The Bermuda End-to-End today announced three recipients for its new Catlin Marine Grant, a three-year initiative to support charitable programmes aimed at raising awareness of, and preserving and protecting Bermuda’s marine environment. “We are very excited to announce three local charities who will receive support from this new award,” said Graham... Read more of this article

Summer Ferry Schedule To Begin On April 28

Summer Ferry Schedule To Begin On April 28

The Department of Marine and Ports announced that the 2104 Summer Ferry Schedule will commence on Monday, April 28, 2014, and run until 26 October 2014. The Summer Schedule sees the introduction of the seasonal ‘Orange Route’, which runs from the Royal Naval Dockyard to St. George’s from 9.30am – 5.30pm. The Summer 2014 Ferry Schedule... Read more of this article

First Phase Of Danish Eel Expedition Completed

First Phase Of Danish Eel Expedition Completed

Denmark’s largest marine research vessel has spent three weeks exploring and gathering samples in the spawning grounds of the European eel in the Sargasso Sea, making at least two stops in Bermuda during their time. The first phase of the Danish Eel Expedition has been successfully completed, with the expedition comprising experts from a number... Read more of this article

Photos: $38M “Lady Joy” Arrives In St George’s

Photos: $38M “Lady Joy” Arrives In St George’s

The $38 million luxury motor yacht Lady Joy arrived in Bermuda yesterday afternoon [Apr 22], with the 157-ft vessel docked at the Bermuda Yacht Services facility on Ordnance Island in St George’s. Built in 2007 by Christensen, the Lady Joy sleeps up to 12 guests in 6 staterooms, is capable of carrying up to 11 crew onboard and offers elevator... Read more of this article

5ft Shark “Desmond” Released From Aquarium

5ft Shark “Desmond” Released From Aquarium

As we previously reported, on Good Friday staff at the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo [BAMZ] — in conjunction with the research and camera crew of the upcoming television series Ocean Vet – released a five-foot Galapagos shark named Desmond back into the wild, requiring an intricate transportation process from start to finish. A spokesperson... Read more of this article

Thomson Dream Leaves After Two Day Visit

Thomson Dream Leaves After Two Day Visit

The cruise ship Thomson Dream, which arrived in Bermuda on Sunday [Apr 20] and was berthed at the Heritage Wharf in Dockyard, departed the island approximately one hour past its scheduled departure time yesterday afternoon [Apr 21].The 798ft ship received a helping hand pulling away from the wharf with two Marine and Ports tug boats pulling the vessel... Read more of this article

Bermuda Sailors Excel In Italy Optimist Regatta

Bermuda Sailors Excel In Italy Optimist Regatta

Five young Bermuda sailors have just finished competing in Europe in the world’s largest one-design regatta for Optimists. Over 800 optimist sailors from 33 countries took part. In a week when more than 1,500 of the world’s best Optimist sailors were competing in Europe, it was on Italy’s stunning Lake Garda where the world’s... Read more of this article

Sea Kayaker Doba Reaches Florida Destination

Sea Kayaker Doba Reaches Florida Destination

After over six months at sea that included a stopover in Bermuda in order to repair his damaged sea kayak, 67-year-old Aleksander Doba has reached Florida, completing his trans-Atlantic trip and setting a new world record as the only person to complete a trip from Europe to North America aboard a kayak. According to a post to his Google+ page, the ambitious... Read more of this article


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