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Shipping Schedule: Week Starting February 16

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting February 16

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday February 16th.On Saturday the Aurora cruise ship is expected, on Monday the Oleander III container ship will arrive, and on Tuesday the Fortunato LPG tanker is scheduled to arrive. On Wednesday the Endeavor container ship... Read more of this article

Video: Boat Removed After Running Aground

Video: Boat Removed After Running Aground

Three people were rescued on Sunday evening [Feb 10] after the 37ft fishing vessel they were on ran aground off Pear Island, St. David’s, resulting in the boat being submerged. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Sunday 10th February, 6:37pm. BMOC is currently dealing with the salvage operation of a 37ft fishing vessel which... Read more of this article

Photos: 849 Lionfish Caught In Winter Derby

Photos: 849 Lionfish Caught In Winter Derby

Bermuda’s 5th annual Winter Lionfish Derby was a huge success again this year, with some 849 lionfish caught, as locals gathered to take part in the month long competition, having fun while also helping to remove the invasive species from Bermuda’s waters. “With great weather to start the year, local lionfish hunters got a quick start... Read more of this article

Five Complete NAPD Police Divers Course

Five Complete NAPD Police Divers Course

A total of five divers from the Royal Bermuda Regiment and the Bermuda Police Service have completed a week-long evidence recovery and search and rescue course. The group – two police officers and three soldiers – qualified in the National Association of Police Divers [NAPD] course, designed to prepare personnel for work in difficult conditions. Lieutenant... Read more of this article

Lecture: Helping Entangled Whales, Sea Turtles

Lecture: Helping Entangled Whales, Sea Turtles

The latest installment in the Bermuda Zoological Society lecture series will see a talk presented by Wayne Ledwell, Co-Director of Tangly Whales Inc., Newfoundland and Labrador, on the topic of “Helping Entangled and Stranded Whales & Sea Turtles.” The lecture will take place on Wednesday, February 13 at 7.00pm, with doors opening at 6.30pm.... Read more of this article

Group Attend Rescue Operations Workshop

Group Attend Rescue Operations Workshop

Representatives from local stakeholder agencies attended a Mass Rescue Operations workshop in Miami recently with “representation by Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre, Airport Operations, Disaster Risk Reduction & Mitigation Team, and Bermuda Shipping & Maritime Authority / Triple I coordinator, allowing better planning for any Mass... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting February 9

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting February 9

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday February 9th.On Monday the Oleander III container ship is expected, on Tuesday the Ventura cruise ship will arrive, and on Wednesday the Somers Isles general cargo ship is scheduled to arrive. On Thursday the Bermuda Islander... Read more of this article

Power Craft Runs Aground By Parsons Bay

Power Craft Runs Aground By Parsons Bay

A 36ft power craft ran aground on the shoreline by Parsons Bay, Ireland Island this week. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “A member of public notifies BMOC of a 36ft power craft Back Draft having dragged its moorings and run aground on the shoreline by Parsons Bay, Ireland Island. “The owner of the vessel is contacted... Read more of this article

Oil Slick Discovered In Soncy Bay Area

Oil Slick Discovered In Soncy Bay Area

An oil slick approximately 100ft in diameter was discovered in the Soncy Bay area, and the source of the pollution is still being investigated. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “The fisheries vessel Protector contacted Bermuda Radio to advise that an oil slick had been discovered in the Soncy Bay area, the slick was reported... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting February 2

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting February 2

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday February 2nd.On Monday the Oleander III container ship is expected, and on Tuesday the Somers Isles general cargo ship will arrive. On Thursday the Bermuda Islander container ship is scheduled to arrive, and the Kingston... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting January 26

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting January 26

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday January 26th.On Monday the Oleander III container ship is expected, on Tuesday the Silver Rotterdam oil products tanker will arrive, and on Thursday the Bermuda Islander container ship is scheduled to arrive. The weekly... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Dead Whale Washes Ashore

Photos & Video: Dead Whale Washes Ashore

[Updated] A dead whale washed up in the Devonshire Dock area this morning [Jan 23], with Aquarium staff responding to the area and removing the whale. According to people at the scene, the whale was seen floating close by the dock this morning before it was retrieved from the waters; Aquarium staff then removed the whale, lifting it onto a boat. Further... Read more of this article

Rolldeck Sea To Disembark 39-Year-Old Man

Rolldeck Sea To Disembark 39-Year-Old Man

The vessel M/V Rolldock Sea advising inbound to Bermuda for the medical evacuation of a 39-year-old Filipino national, suffering from respiratory issues. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “BMOC is contacted by the Captain of Dutch flagged merchant vessel M/V Rolldock Sea advising that vessel is inbound to Bermuda for the... Read more of this article