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BCL’s New ‘Oleander’ Keel Is Laid In China

BCL’s New ‘Oleander’ Keel Is Laid In China

The construction of the new Oleander ship is underway in China, Bermuda Container Line [BCL] said, with the new vessel scheduled to be delivered in the first quarter of 2019. “The keel of the company’s new container / roll on-roll off cargo ship Oleander has been laid in China,” BCL said. “The project continues on time and on budget... Read more of this article

Photos: Educational Tour Of Oleander Ship

Photos: Educational Tour Of Oleander Ship

Two young Bermudians have benefited from a rewarding educational experience aboard the Oleander, thanks to a collaboration between Endeavour Community Sailing, Bermuda Container Line and BF&M. Matthew Stephens [17] and Timothy Webb [22], both graduates of the inaugural Endeavour Maritime Careers Springboard Programme, received a tour of the Oleander... 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

Photos: Oleander Makes Delivery In St George’s

Photos: Oleander Makes Delivery In St George’s

The Oleander made a visit to the east end yesterday to unload trailers of steel and a heavy piece of construction equipment. The company told Bernews, “After delivering BCL’s weekly cargo into Hamilton the Oleander stopped into St George’s on Tuesday to unload trailers of steel and a heavy piece of construction equipment. “The... Read more of this article

BCL To Get New Vessel, Oleander To Be Retired

BCL To Get New Vessel, Oleander To Be Retired

Bermuda Container Line [BCL] have signed a contract to have a new, custom, container vessel built to service Bermuda. The new ship is scheduled to be delivered in the first quarter of 2019, at which time BCL’s current container vessel Oleander will be retired. John Wight, Chairman of the Board of BCL, explained: “Bermuda has relied on BCL for its... Read more of this article

America’s Cup Delivery: Oleander Braves Storm

America’s Cup Delivery: Oleander Braves Storm

Last weekend Bermuda’s shipping community were put to the test when delivering vital infrastructure for the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series. Hurricane Joaquin forced the MV Oleander, loaded up with 43 forty-foot containers for next week’s event, to delay her departure from New York. The cargo she was delivering included AC45F catamarans... Read more of this article

Video: MV Oleander’s Special Delivery For Oracle

Video: MV Oleander’s Special Delivery For Oracle

The ACBDA has produced a short video that highlights the MV Oleander’s special delivery for the Oracle Team USA base in Dockyard, saying that “as far as anyone can recall this is the first time the Oleander has offloaded in Dockyard and the first time in many years that the stevedores have worked off of the Hamilton docks. This is a great example... Read more of this article

Aerial Video: Boat Delivers Oracle’s Equiment

Aerial Video: Boat Delivers Oracle’s Equiment

Defending America’s Cup champions Oracle Team USA recently saw their equipment arrive on the island as they prepare for training, with a view of the Bermuda Container Line’s [BCL] Oleander being captured from above as it arrived at Dockyard to unload its cargo. Following the discharge of refrigerated and dry containers and roll on/roll off... Read more of this article

Oleander Crew Recognized For Dedication

Oleander Crew Recognized For Dedication

Bermuda Container Line said they would like to “recognize the outstanding dedication and seamanship demonstrated by the Crew of the Oleander this week who were confronted with winds up to 70 knots and 26 foot seas during the voyage from Bermuda to New York.” “At times the Oleander was rolling up to 40 degrees as they battled through... Read more of this article

Oleander Voyage Canceled Due To Sandy

Oleander Voyage Canceled Due To Sandy

Due to the widespread damage to the East Coast during Hurricane Sandy, Bermuda Container Line has cancelled Oleander Voyage 1678. The storm slammed into the U.S. East Coast, where it left at least 40 dead. The New York Police Department reported a total of 22 deaths in the city from Sandy. New York’s LaGuardia Airport remain closed today due to... Read more of this article

Marine & Ports Lends Pilot To Oleander

Marine & Ports Lends Pilot To Oleander

The Department of Marine and Ports within the Ministry of Transport today advised that one of Bermuda’s pilots, Nicholas Maynard, departed on the Oleander on Tuesday, July 19 as replacement for the regular Chief Officer who was unable to depart as scheduled due to a medical issue. The Oleander cannot sail without a qualified Chief Officer and Container... Read more of this article

June 13th: Oleander “Open Ship” Event

June 13th: Oleander “Open Ship” Event

If you have ever wanted to take a tour of the Oleander, here is your chance. The ship will be brought alongside the Hamilton Cruise terminal Monday afternoon [June 13]. They will hold a simple reception on the veranda with light refreshments served till 7pm, with tours available for those interested. Anyone taking the tour is asked to have ID and closed,... Read more of this article