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Police Confirm Death Of Mr. Arthur Ray

Police Confirm Death Of Mr. Arthur Ray

The Bermuda Police Service said they can now confirm the death of 75 year old Arthur Ray. A police spokesperson said, “Mr. Ray was found in an unresponsive state aboard his boat moored in Devonshire Bay by a member of the public around 4:30pm Monday, September 1st and later pronounced dead at the scene by an on call doctor. “The circumstances... Read more of this article

Bermuda Firms Recognised By U.S. Consulate

Bermuda Firms Recognised By U.S. Consulate

On August 29, the U.S. Consulate recognized seven shipping companies registered in Bermuda for participating in the United States Coast Guard’s voluntary search and rescue network, AMVER [Automated Mutual-Assistance Vessel Rescue]. Search and rescue authorities around the world use the voluntary ship reporting system to assist ships and aircraft in... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda Cruise Time-Lapse Departure

Video: Bermuda Cruise Time-Lapse Departure

A time-lapse video recently shared online captures the departure of the cruise ship Norwegian Dawn as it leaves Dockyard and travels out into the Atlantic Ocean. The video begins with a full minute of time-lapse footage that highlights general activity at the wharf, with boats of various sizes coming and going, foot traffic traversing the bridge below,... Read more of this article

82 Year Old Rescued After Falling In Water

82 Year Old Rescued After Falling In Water

Emergency service personnel responded to the Harrington Sound Road area this afternoon [Aug 15] after an 82 year old woman fell into the water, where she remained for 4 hours until she was rescued.Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel attended the scene and along with police, established contact with the victim while a boat also made its way to... Read more of this article

Video: Plastic Tides Releases Second Episode

Video: Plastic Tides Releases Second Episode

Following up on their original video release, the Plastic Tides crew – a team that works to bring awareness to the issue of plastic pollution in the world’s oceans – continues their look at Bermuda, resulting from a 10-day expedition around the island that was completed earlier this year. In episode two of “Plastic Tides,”... Read more of this article

Russell Appointed New Marine & Ports Director

Russell Appointed New Marine & Ports Director

The Governor, under the recommendation of the Bermuda Public Service Commission, has approved the appointment of Richard Russell,  a former Lieutenant Commander of the Jamaican Coast Guard, to the post of Director of Marine and Ports within the Ministry of Tourism Development and Transport. The Ministry said, “Lt Cdr Russell will work under... Read more of this article

Police, BIOS Vessels Assist 2 Disabled Boats

Police, BIOS Vessels Assist 2 Disabled Boats

A distress call made on Friday [Aug 1] by a woman aboard a disabled pleasure boat resulted in a rescue that involved two police vessels and one Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS] vessel helping two endangered craft to reach the shore. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre [BMOC] spokesperson said, “On Friday, August 1, at 9.30pm, BMOC received... Read more of this article

Photo Set #4: 2014 Non-Mariners Race

Photo Set #4: 2014 Non-Mariners Race

The holiday weekend came to a close with the Non-Mariners Race taking place on Sunday afternoon [Aug 3] at the Sandys Boat Club, with large crowds in attendance as the ”non-boats” entered the water, with most collapsing and sinking within minutes.The Non-Mariners Race started decades ago when a group of drinking friends debated the... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: 2014 Non-Mariners Race

Photo Set #2: 2014 Non-Mariners Race

The Sandys Boat Club played host to huge crowds on Sunday afternoon [Aug 3] as people made their way to the west by both land and sea for the annual Non-Mariners Race, which sees unusual watercraft take to the water, with most collapsing and sinking only a few feet from shore.The “non-boats” often have a theme based on news events, and... Read more of this article

Photo Set #1: 2014 Non-Mariners Race

Photo Set #1: 2014 Non-Mariners Race

Droves of people made their way by both land and sea to Sandys Boat Club on Sunday afternoon [Aug 3] to take part in the last big event for the holiday weekend — the annual Non-Mariners Race. The race, or more correctly the “non-race” sees objects fashioned into watercraft take to the water, with most sinking within minutes.The “non-boats”... Read more of this article


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