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Shipping Schedule: Week Starting February 18

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting February 18

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday February 18th.On Monday the Oleander container ship is expected, and on Tuesday the Somers Isles container ship, and the UBC Miami general cargo ship will arrive. On Thursday the Bermuda Islander container ship is scheduled... Read more of this article

Premier Dunkley Welcomes Royal Navy Captain

Premier Dunkley Welcomes Royal Navy Captain

Earlier this week, Premier Michael Dunkley welcomed Commanding Officer Captain Nigel Budd of the Royal Naval support ship Royal Fleet Auxiliary [RFA] Wave Knight to the Cabinet Office. The RFA Wave Knight is currently in Bermuda for a visit, having arrived on Tuesday [Feb. 14]. Premier Dunkley and Captain Nigel Budd“During their cordial meeting... Read more of this article

RFA Wave Knight Arrives In Bermuda For Visit

RFA Wave Knight Arrives In Bermuda For Visit

The Royal Naval support ship Royal Fleet Auxiliary Wave Knight arrived in Bermuda on February 14th for a four day visit. RFA Wave Knight is on deployment to the region as part of her Atlantic Patrol Tasking [North] duties, a year round commitment to the UK’s Caribbean overseas territories and Bermuda, wider regional humanitarian aid and disaster relief... Read more of this article

Olympian, Lionfish Expert & BIOS Supervisor

Olympian, Lionfish Expert & BIOS Supervisor

Those who have spent time around the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo [BAMZ], participated in the annual Groundswell Lionfish Tournament, or remember the Blue Halo initiative, have likely heard of Chris Flook. Known as “Flookie,” he was born and raised in Bermuda and has spent his life working to bring Bermuda’s marine environment to the forefront,... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting February 11

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting February 11

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday February 11th.On Monday the MT Veronica oil/chemical tanker, the Oleander container ship, and the R/V Endeavor special vessel are scheduled to arrive. On Tuesday the RFA Wave Knight fast fleet tanker is expected, and... Read more of this article

Caroline Bay Marina Seeking Dock Manager

Caroline Bay Marina Seeking Dock Manager

Caroline Bay Marina recently posted a job announcement seeking a Marina Dock Manager, with the Marina’s CEO saying that they are seeking “the best of the best.” A spokesperson said, “Caroline Bay Marina has set its sights on becoming the largest superyacht marina in Bermuda and with its ability to cater to 30 superyachts from... Read more of this article

Monitoring Our Marine Exclusive Economic Zone

Monitoring Our Marine Exclusive Economic Zone

“In a world where some 90 percent of fish stocks are either fully or over exploited, it is our responsibility to manage the resources under our care sustainably and to establish to what extent our resources are under threat from outside fishing fleets,” Environment Minister Cole Simons said in the House of Assembly today.Minister Simons... Read more of this article

St. George’s Marine Expo To Be Held In April

St. George’s Marine Expo To Be Held In April

The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC], along with title sponsor RUBIS Energy Bermuda, will host the second annual St. George’s Marine Expo on Sunday, April 23 from 11.00am to 6.00pm. The Marine Expo 2017 is an event “created to showcase the many businesses, organizations and opportunities involved in Bermuda’s Marine Industry.” Slideshow... Read more of this article

Sloop Fundraiser Set To Take People “Hostage”

Sloop Fundraiser Set To Take People “Hostage”

The Bermuda Sloop Foundation [BSF] has kicked off its 6th Annual Pirates of Bermuda Fundraiser with the goal of raising at least $150,000 towards supporting the continued operation of it’s various youth programmes. A spokesperson said, “We invite everyone in Bermuda [and supporters overseas] to visit here to find their favourite hostage[s] and... Read more of this article

BPS Assist Cargo Ship Owners After Man’s Death

BPS Assist Cargo Ship Owners After Man’s Death

The police confirmed they are “assisting the owners” of the cargo ship MV Golden Taurus that diverted to the Bermuda area recently following the sudden death of a crew member,” and said that “inquiries suggest that there are no suspicious circumstances regarding the death.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda... Read more of this article

Tanker Diverts To Bermuda, Sick Crew Member

Tanker Diverts To Bermuda, Sick Crew Member

A Liberian-flagged oil tanker ship recently diverted to Bermuda to disembark a Russian crew member suffering from a suspected hernia. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “On Saturday, February 4 at 11:19am, RCC Bermuda receives a call from the Captain of the Liberian flagged Oil Tanker, ‘Tower Bridge’, advising that vessel... Read more of this article

Vessel To Disembark Deceased Crew Member

Vessel To Disembark Deceased Crew Member

The bulk carrier Golden Taurus is off the east end of Bermuda this afternoon [Feb 7] to disembark a deceased crew member, with officials confirming the death of a 21-year-old Filipino crew member. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “RCC Bermuda [Rescue Coordination Centre] regrets to report that the M/V Golden Taurus is off... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting February 4

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting February 4

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday February 4th.On Sunday the Minerva Grace oil products tanker is expected, and on Monday the Oleander container ship will arrive. On Wednesday the Somers Isles container ship is expected, and on Thursday the Bermuda Islander... Read more of this article