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Photos: 31 Abandoned Boats To Be Removed

Photos: 31 Abandoned Boats To Be Removed

31 abandoned and derelict boats –  located in areas including Mullet Bay, Ferry Reach, Coney Island, Stovell Bay and more –  will be “removed and discarded,” the Government has advised. These 31 boats are addition to the notices earlier this year about 54 abandoned vessels, with the Government having previously issued two... Read more of this article

Another 31 Abandoned Boats To Be Removed

Another 31 Abandoned Boats To Be Removed

An additional “31 abandoned and derelict boats, owners unknown, will be removed and discarded,” the Government advised. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Transport, Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] and the Department of Marine and Ports Services advise the public that an additional 31 abandoned... Read more of this article

Photo, Video, 360: Abandoned Boats In West End

Photo, Video, 360: Abandoned Boats In West End

A joint programme involving the Government and Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] to remove “abandoned and derelict boats” will be getting underway, with the Government having issued two official notices of boats set to be removed, with the first notice detailing 37 boats, and the second notice listing 17 boats. So far officials have given notice... Read more of this article

17 More Abandoned Boats To Be Removed

17 More Abandoned Boats To Be Removed

The Government is advising that an “additional 17 abandoned and derelict boats – owners unknown – will shortly be removed from the water and disposed of. ” A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Transport, Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] and the Department of Marine and Ports Services are advising the... Read more of this article

Photos: Abandoned Boats To Be Removed

Photos: Abandoned Boats To Be Removed

Thirty seven “abandoned and derelict boats” will be “removed from the water and disposed of,” the Ministry advised, with the boats located in the Riddell’s Bay, Lagoon Park, Stock’s Harbour, Marginal Wharf, St. George’s Harbour and Great Bay areas. A Government spokesperson previously said, “This is a joint programme... Read more of this article

KBB: “More Than 100 Abandoned Vessels”

KBB: “More Than 100 Abandoned Vessels”

“While we’ve identified more than 100 abandoned vessels on moorings, on the seafloor, along coastlines and in our bays, KBB is focussing its initial efforts on the removal of 37 wrecks,” Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] said. A KBB spokesperson said, “Abandoned boats and marine wrecks have been a blight on Bermuda’s beautiful coastline... Read more of this article

37 ‘Abandoned & Derelict’ Boats To Be Removed

37 ‘Abandoned & Derelict’ Boats To Be Removed

37 “abandoned and derelict boats” will be “removed from the water and disposed of,” the Ministry advised today, with the boats located in the Riddell’s Bay, Lagoon Park, Stock’s Harbour, Marginal Wharf, St. George’s Harbour and Great Bay areas. A Government spokesperson said, “Today the Ministry of Transport, Department... Read more of this article

Two People Abandon Vessel In Rough Weather

Two People Abandon Vessel In Rough Weather

A 40ft vessel bound for Bermuda suffered “engine problems and ripped sails” earlier this month, so the two people onboard abandoned the vessel, and were picked up by a bulk carrier ship. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “The U.S. Coast Guard, RCC Norfolk, called RCC Bermuda to advise that the 40 ft S/V Radio Flyer,... Read more of this article

Photos: Abandoned Boats Removed This Year

Photos: Abandoned Boats Removed This Year

The Department of Environment & Natural Resources [DENR] today [May 31] confirmed that a total of 25 ‘Abandoned and Derelict Vessels’ [ADVs] have been recovered from our shorelines and disposed of at the Airport Waste Management Facility in recent months. A spokesperson said, “This represents approximately one third of the total ADVs... Read more of this article

Removal Of Abandoned Boats Gets Underway

Removal Of Abandoned Boats Gets Underway

In February, the Department of Environment & Natural Resources and the Department of Marine & Ports Services advised the public that 17 abandoned boats – owners unknown – would be removed from the water and disposed of. That process is underway with a number of vessels being removed from the Ferry Reach, St. George’s area and then... Read more of this article

‘Known’ Abandoned Boats To Be Removed

‘Known’ Abandoned Boats To Be Removed

Following their previous advisory that abandoned boats, whose owners are ‘unknown’, will be removed from the water, Government is now advising owners of ‘known’ abandoned vessels that unless their boat is removed by March 8th, the Government will dispose of them. “If you are the owner of any of these boats, you have until... Read more of this article

Greenrock: ‘Kudos To Dept For Starting Process’

Greenrock: ‘Kudos To Dept For Starting Process’

“We are in support of this initiative, and believe it is beneficial to both public health and the marine environment,” Greenrock‘s Executive Director Jonathan Starling said following news that the Government plans to remove 17 abandoned boats from the waters. The Department of Environment & Natural Resources and the Department of Marine... Read more of this article

Photos: Abandoned Boats To Be Removed

Photos: Abandoned Boats To Be Removed

The Department of Environment & Natural Resources and the Department of Marine & Ports Services are advising the public that 17 abandoned boats – owners unknown – will shortly be removed from the water and disposed of. The Department said, “The 17 ‘unknown’ abandoned vessels are located in the Ferry Reach, Mullet Bay, Coney Island... Read more of this article