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‘Stormy Weather’ Sloop Towed Into Bermuda

‘Stormy Weather’ Sloop Towed Into Bermuda

The 44ft sloop ‘Stormy Weather’ was successfully towed into Bermuda after losing its mast, boom, and propeller during a squall. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “At approximately 1.00am, Saturday 11th November, Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre [BMOC] was contacted by a concerned person ashore reporting that the... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting November 18

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting November 18

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday November 11th.On Monday the Oleander container ship is expected, on Tuesday the Somers Isles container ship will arrive, and on Thursday the Bermuda Islander container ship is scheduled to arrive. The weekly shipping schedule,... Read more of this article

Crew Member Requires Medical Assistance

Crew Member Requires Medical Assistance

On Saturday [Nov 11], the 50ft ‘Caradow’ — traveling from Massachusetts to Guadeloupe — made its way to Bermuda, as a 60-year-old crew member was in need of medical assistance. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Bermuda Radio is contacted by the 50ft Ketch ‘CARADOW’ on final approach to Bermuda, reporting... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting November 11

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting November 11

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday November 11th.On Monday the Oleander container ship is expected, and on Tuesday the Viking Sun cruise ship is scheduled to arrive. On Wednesday the Azamara Quest cruise ship is expected, and on Thursday the Bermuda Islander... Read more of this article

Regiment Divers To Spearhead Lionfish Derby

Regiment Divers To Spearhead Lionfish Derby

Royal Bermuda Regiment divers will this weekend spearhead a lionfish derby designed to take out as many of the invasive predators as possible. The RBR Underwater Task Force has teamed up with the Bermuda Lionfish Task Force for a team competition to help wipe out the fish, originally from the Pacific, that prey on native fish that keep the island’s... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting November 4

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting November 4

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday November 4th.On Saturday the Silver Whisper cruise ship is expected, on Monday the Oleander container ship will arrive. On Wednesday the Somers Isles container ship and the Celebrity Summit cruise ship are expected, and... Read more of this article

Seabed Constructor Ship Visits Hamilton

Seabed Constructor Ship Visits Hamilton

The 377-foot supply ship Seabed Constructor visited Hamilton, with its unusual appearance attracting some attention as it was docked on Front Street. Owned and operated by Swire Seabed, the Seabed Constructor is described as “fully equipped with heavy duty WROVs, a multiple AUV survey spread and is fully supported by dedicated on-shore engineering... Read more of this article

Vessel Damaged, Takes On Water, Towed In

Vessel Damaged, Takes On Water, Towed In

On Wednesday [Nov 1] the 22ft power craft ‘Sunreal’ — with two persons on-board –  lost its rudder after an incident in Paradise Lakes, with a good Samaritan taking the vessel under tow towards the southern end of Morgan’s Point, and then construction workers also came to the boater’s assistance, using a nearby crane to hoist the... Read more of this article

Photos: Cruise Ship Insignia Visits St. Georges

Photos: Cruise Ship Insignia Visits St. Georges

The 594-foot cruise ship Insignia is visiting St George’s today [Nov 1], and according to the latest version of the 2017 Cruise Ship Schedule [PDF], the ship is carrying an estimated 734 passengers and 386 crew as it makes its Bermuda stop, which marks the Insignia’s final visit of this year. Related StoriesPhotos &... Read more of this article

Students Begin ‘Spirit Of Bermuda’ Voyages

Students Begin ‘Spirit Of Bermuda’ Voyages

The Spirit of Bermuda has commenced the 2017-18 school year with Dellwood Middle School, continuing its rite of passage for middle school students on the island. M3 students learn how to be part of a team in a unique environment that promotes community without the usual comforts of home. Self-discovery, interdependence, cooperation and working as teammates... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting October 28

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting October 28

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday October 28th.On Sunday the Norwegian Dawn cruise ship is expected, on Monday the Oleander container ship will arrive, and on Tuesday the Somers Isles container ship, the Viking Sky and the Seven Seas Navigator cruise... Read more of this article

‘Citizen Scientists’ Health Check Bermuda Reefs

‘Citizen Scientists’ Health Check Bermuda Reefs

For the fifth consecutive year, the Bermuda Zoological Society event REEF Watch trained teams of corporate professionals, teenagers and families to conduct coral reef surveys, fish counts and assessments of our reef ecosystem. Scientists collecting dive slatesNineteen teams set out on Saturday, 23 September to sample reefs across the northern platform.... Read more of this article

Passenger Breaks Wrist, Cruise Ship Diverts

Passenger Breaks Wrist, Cruise Ship Diverts

The cruise ship ‘Veendam’ diverted to Bermuda this weekend to disembark a 71-year-old passenger who fractured her wrist following a fall. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “RCC Bermuda receives a call from local ship agent advising that the cruise ship ‘Veendam’ was diverting to Bermuda to disembark a 71-year-old passenger... Read more of this article