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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

Viking Sea Boat Incident ‘Under Investigation’

Viking Sea Boat Incident ‘Under Investigation’

When the car carrier Viking Sea was leaving the Hamilton docks yesterday afternoon with the assistance of two government tugs, “one of the tug’s towline parted” resulting in the vessel making contact with the corner of dock, and the incident is presently under investigation, the Transport Ministry has confirmed. A Ministry of Transport... Read more of this article

Saturday Dock Access For Container Collection

Saturday Dock Access For Container Collection

After a successful two-week trial period, Stevedoring Services will continue to provide access for container only collection service on Saturday mornings between the hours of 8:00am – 1:00pm until the commencement of Americas Cup, Polaris Holding Company CEO Warren Jones said.“This extended service has been initiated because of the major... Read more of this article