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Dock: Importers Asked To Collect Goods Today

Dock: Importers Asked To Collect Goods Today

Stevedoring Services Limited [SSL] has issued a hurricane closure advisory to importers and partners for Wednesday, September 18, and have asked importers to collect any remaining goods from the docks by close of business today [Sept 17]. “The MV Somers Isles is currently in port and Stevedoring Services is unloading the ship prior to its departure... Read more of this article

SSL: Dock Service Vehicle Policy & 2019 Rates

SSL: Dock Service Vehicle Policy & 2019 Rates

Stevedoring Services Limited [SSL] released its updated dock service policies for vehicles, and the 2019 rates and tariff schedule. Effective 1st December 2018, importers of self-propelled vehicles will be required to utilize SSL staff for services to vehicles as needed prior to collection from the Hamilton Docks. Warren Jones, CEO of Polaris, parent... Read more of this article

Hamilton Docks To Reopen On Friday Morning

Hamilton Docks To Reopen On Friday Morning

Polaris Holding Company announced that the Hamilton Docks will reopen on Friday, with the docks having been closed for repaving work, and container ships being unloaded in Dockyard during the closure. “Please note that the Hamilton Docks will reopen for regular service at 8:00 a.m. on Friday 16 March 2018,” the company said. “Thank... Read more of this article

Dockyard ‘Open For Business’ For Container Ship

Dockyard ‘Open For Business’ For Container Ship

The west end was the hub of activity as Stevedoring Services staff worked to unload the Oleander as repaving work takes place at the City of Hamilton docks.In a collaboration between WEDCO, Bermuda Container Lines and SSL, the west end port was prepared for the arrival of Bermuda Container Line’s M.V. Oleander. While Hamilton landlord, the Corporation... Read more of this article

Oleander Cargo To Be Unloaded In Dockyard

Oleander Cargo To Be Unloaded In Dockyard

Following a meeting today between representatives of Bermuda Container Line, Stevedoring Services and WEDCO, it has been confirmed that the M.V. Oleander will discharge cargo in Dockyard on the week of March 12th. This follows on from news last week that the Hamilton Docks will close during the week of March 12 – 16 for repaving works. Representatives... Read more of this article

Docks To Close For Week For ‘Urgent Repair’

Docks To Close For Week For ‘Urgent Repair’

[Updated with video] The docks will have to close for a week — between Sunday, March 11 to 18th — for “urgent repair of the cargo dock runway,” Polaris Holding Company has stated.In a letter sent to carriers, truckers and Customs titled “Urgent: Repair Of Cargo Dock Runway,” Polaris CEO Warren Jones said, “You... Read more of this article

Limited Access During Repair Work On Docks

Limited Access During Repair Work On Docks

Stevedoring Services Limited [SSL] executives have alerted shippers and importers that “urgent repairs” to the Corporation of Hamilton City Dock asphalt surface will take place from February 23 to February 25. “Access to the docks will be restricted for the duration of the dock roadworks, however extended access hours on Thursday,... Read more of this article

Video: BIU President On Situation On Docks

Video: BIU President On Situation On Docks

[Updated] Following the recent industrial action on the Hamilton docks, BIU President Chris Furbert held a press conference today [Oct 25] to provide an update on the situation. Mr Furbert said, “Let me just say that it’s very unfortunate when we have these sort of things take place in our country. But I can confirm that last week Wednesday... Read more of this article

‘Full Dock Services’ Resumed This Morning

‘Full Dock Services’ Resumed This Morning

[Updated] “Full dock services” have resumed as of 9:30am this morning [Oct 24], Polaris has confirmed. Warren Jones, CEO Polaris Holding Company Ltd, told Bernews, “Full dock services have resumed as of 9:30am this morning. The Oleander ship is being discharged and truckers are receiving deliveries.”Stevedoring Services previously... Read more of this article

‘No Resolution’ In Industrial Dispute At Dock

‘No Resolution’ In Industrial Dispute At Dock

[Updated] “No resolution had been reached this morning,” in the ongoing industrial dispute on the Hamilton docks, Stevedoring Service confirmed at around noon today [Oct 23]. Stevedoring Services previously confirmed they “received notice of industrial action from the Port Workers’ Division of the Bermuda Industrial Union on Thursday,... Read more of this article

Docks: ‘No Resolve To The Industrial Dispute’

Docks: ‘No Resolve To The Industrial Dispute’

As of Friday, the industrial dispute on the Hamilton docks has not been resolved, with a statement sent yesterday to customers by Meyer saying “As of 4:15pm on Friday October 20th, there has been no resolve to the industrial dispute on Hamilton dock. “BISL has made the decision for the M/V Bermuda Islander to sail at 4:30pm and return to... Read more of this article

Hamilton Dock Workers Take Industrial Action

Hamilton Dock Workers Take Industrial Action

Members of the Port Workers’ Division of the BIU took industrial action today [Oct 19] at the Hamilton Docks according to management of Polaris Holding Company Ltd. Chief Executive Officer Warren Jones said, “Stevedoring Services Limited [Polaris Holding Company Ltd.] can confirm that we received notice of industrial action from the Port... Read more of this article

Minister David Burch Visits Hamilton Docks

Minister David Burch Visits Hamilton Docks

Earlier this week, the Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch toured the Hamilton docks to get an overview of the daily operations. The Hamilton dock tour was part of a series of visits that the Public Works Minister has made in recent weeks to assess the Island’s various lands, infrastructure and buildings. Stevedoring CEO Warren Jones and Minister... Read more of this article