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Photos/Video: Old & New Oleander Cross Paths

Photos/Video: Old & New Oleander Cross Paths

It was a case of ‘seeing double’ this morning [March 18] as the new Oleander passed by the old Oleander, which was departing the island after serving our import needs for almost 30 years. This occurred as Bermuda Container Line’s new custom-built Oleander arrived in Bermuda from China on Friday, and the old Oleander was sold, renamed... Read more of this article

Aerial Video: New Oleander Arrives In Bermuda

Aerial Video: New Oleander Arrives In Bermuda

Bermuda Container Line’s brand new Oleander ship arrived in Bermuda in Friday, with the custom-built container and roll-on/roll-off vessel replacing the old Oleander which served the island’s importing needs for almost 30 years. Video by Bermuda Aerial Media:The company previously said, “BCL’s new Oleander is as fast and is more fuel... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: New ‘Oleander’ Ship Arrives

Photos & Video: New ‘Oleander’ Ship Arrives

Bermuda Container Line Ltd.’s [BCL] new custom-built container and roll-on/roll-off vessel, M.V. Oleander, arrived in Bermuda this afternoon [March 15]. The company previously said, “BCL’s new Oleander is as fast and is more fuel efficient at higher speeds. The biggest change is the extended garage space, which has almost tripled the vehicle’s... Read more of this article

New ‘Oleander’ Arriving In Bermuda On Friday

New ‘Oleander’ Arriving In Bermuda On Friday

Bermuda Container Line Ltd.’s [BCL] new custom-built container and roll-on/roll-off vessel, M.V. Oleander, is expected to arrive in Bermuda from China on Friday, March 15th, with BCL saying it should be transiting Hamilton Harbor from between 3:15 p.m. and 3:45 p.m. “The new Oleander is longer and wider than its predecessor, with new design... Read more of this article

New Oleander Successfully Launched In China

New Oleander Successfully Launched In China

Bermuda Container Line [BCL] announced the successful launch of the new “Oleander” in China last week. BCL’s new container roll-on/roll-off vessel “Oleander” was constructed at Yangzijiang Shipyard in China. After sliding down the slipway to the cheers of the many builders, the new “Oleander” was towed to the finishing dock where... Read more of this article

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