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Orange Route Ferry Service Suspended

Orange Route Ferry Service Suspended

Due to inclement weather, the Orange ferry route will be suspended “until conditions have improved.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Marine and Ports Services have issued a public advisory that due to inclement weather, the Orange route [St. George’s] will be suspended until conditions have improved.” Related... Read more of this article

Winter Ferry Service To Begin On October 30

Winter Ferry Service To Begin On October 30

The Department of Marine & Ports will commence the winter ferry schedule on Monday, October 30th. A spokesperson said. “Please note that the Department of Marine & Ports Services will commence winter ferry schedule services as of this coming Monday 30th October 2017. The schedule can be viewed online at www.marineandports.bm. Printed winter... Read more of this article

Orange Route Ferry Service Suspended

Orange Route Ferry Service Suspended

Inclement weather has lead to Orange Route Ferry service being suspended until further notice today [Oct 17]. A Government spokesperson said, “Due to the inclement weather, the Orange Route ferry service – between the Royal Naval Dockyard and St. George’s – has been suspended until further notice.”The Bermuda Weather Service... Read more of this article

Video: Interview With Minister Walter Roban

Video: Interview With Minister Walter Roban

The review of the airport deal is ongoing, the Ministry is aiming to fill the vacant mechanic positions, and four new buses should be here by the end of the year. These were a few of the statements from Deputy Premier and Minister of Transport & Regulatory Affairs Walter Roban, who sat down with Bernews today [Oct 4] for a live interview on our... Read more of this article

BIU Meeting: Bus & Ferry Services Suspended

BIU Meeting: Bus & Ferry Services Suspended

[Updated] Due to a BIU meeting tomorrow morning [Oct 3] bus and ferry services are “expected to be suspended for the period between 9.45am and 12.30pm,” the Transport Ministry said this evening. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Transport and Regulatory Affairs would like to advise the public that because of a general... Read more of this article

Additional $1.6M Needed For Ferry/Tug Service

Additional $1.6M Needed For Ferry/Tug Service

The Department will require an additional $1.6 million to enable the Ferry and Tug Boat Services to meet service level schedules for the remainder of the 2007/18 fiscal year, Minister of Transportation Walter Roban said in the House of Assembly today [Sept 29]. Minister Roban said this is “as a result of a number of inter-related factors,”... Read more of this article

Spirit Of Bermuda Repaired And Voyage Ready

Spirit Of Bermuda Repaired And Voyage Ready

Following the collision involving the Spirit of Bermuda and a ferry, repairs have been made to the Spirit of Bermuda and the ship is now ready to host the M3 School Voyages. A Bermuda Sloop Foundation spokesperson said, “We are pleased to announce The Spirit of Bermuda is back in full operation. The ship’s bowsprit underwent repairs and the... Read more of this article

BPS: Two People Injured In Ferry/Spirit Collision

BPS: Two People Injured In Ferry/Spirit Collision

An 18-year-old woman and a 25-year-old man both sustained “non-life threatening injuries” in the collision involving a ferry and the Spirit of Bermuda on Friday night, the police have confirmed.A police spokesperson said, “It now appears that two persons, believed to be an 18-year-old Pembroke woman and a 25-year-old Pembroke man,... Read more of this article

Spirit Of Bermuda To Be Repaired After Collision

Spirit Of Bermuda To Be Repaired After Collision

Following the collision involving the Spirit of Bermuda and a ferry on Friday evening, the Bermuda Sloop Foundation said the damage is “mostly confined to the bowsprit” and they have “contacted our naval architect and builder to carry out repairs in the next few weeks” and “hope to have this work completed so the 2017/18... Read more of this article

Resolute Fast Ferry & Spirit Of Bermuda Collide

Resolute Fast Ferry & Spirit Of Bermuda Collide

[Updated] A police boat is on scene just off the North Arm in Dockyard tonight [Sept 8] where it appears an incident has occurred. There are a few other vessels in the waters nearby including Spirit Of Bermuda, a Government fast ferry, and a couple other vessels. Initial information from bystanders indicates a collision may have occurred between Spirit... Read more of this article

Advisory: Special Cup Match Ferry Services

Advisory: Special Cup Match Ferry Services

The Department of Marine and Ports Services will be providing special ferry services for Cup Match this year. A Government spokesperson said, “Special ferry services are being returned to Cup Match this year, a feature offered for some years in the past by the Department of Marine and Ports Services. “The service was previously discontinued because... Read more of this article

Ferry ‘Bo Hengy II’ Suffers Steering Failure

Ferry ‘Bo Hengy II’ Suffers Steering Failure

The ferry ‘Bo Hengy II’ suffered steering failure this morning [June 28] in the vicinity of Elbow Buoy with 184 persons on-board and required a tow.A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Bermuda Radio received a call from local ferry ‘Bo Hengy II’, reporting that the vessel had suffered steering failure... Read more of this article

Ferry Schedule For National Heroes Day Holiday

Ferry Schedule For National Heroes Day Holiday

The island’s ferry service will run on an altered schedule for the National Heroes’ Day holiday on Monday, June 19. A Government spokesperson said, “Please note the ferry services provided for “National Heroes’ Day” Public Holiday on the Monday 19th June.” Blue Route “Operating on the weekday schedule between Hamilton and Dockyard Orange... Read more of this article