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Photos: Cruise Ship ‘Hamburg’ Visits Bermuda

Photos: Cruise Ship ‘Hamburg’ Visits Bermuda

The cruise ship Hamburg recently docked in Bermuda, bringing a number of visitors to the island. A translated description from operator Plantours Kreuzfahrten’s website says, “Welcome to the ship to the world! Small and fine. Comfortable and casual. Individual and communicative. International and German-speaking. Open to the world and also... Read more of this article

Photos: Star Pride Cruise Ship Visits Hamilton

Photos: Star Pride Cruise Ship Visits Hamilton

The cruise ship Star Pride recently made a scheduled visit to Bermuda, bringing passengers to the island for a day of exploration and leisure. The Windstar Cruises website says, “Star Pride is large enough to pamper and entertain you, yet small enough to tuck into delightful tiny harbors and hidden coves that others can’t reach. “This... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Scenic Eclipse II Cruise Ship

Photos & Video: Scenic Eclipse II Cruise Ship

The Scenic Eclipse II — a luxury cruise ship that accommodates 228 passengers and boasts an array of amenities, including two helipads and a submarine — made its first visit to Bermuda, stopping in both Hamilton and St George’s. The Bermuda Government posted the first two photos below saying, “This week, Hon Wayne Furbert, the Minister... Read more of this article

Photos: Cruise Ship ‘Balmoral’ Visits Bermuda

Photos: Cruise Ship ‘Balmoral’ Visits Bermuda

The cruise ship Balmoral paid a visit to the island. The Fred Olsen Cruises website says, “Balmoral is the smallest ship in our fleet and is well-loved by all of our teams, and long-standing guests. She has wonderful facilities – six beautiful restaurants, seven bars and lounges, two pools and lovely wide open decks which are perfect for... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: ‘Scenic Eclipse II’ Cruise Ship

Photos & Video: ‘Scenic Eclipse II’ Cruise Ship

[Updated with video] The 551-foot cruise ship Scenic Eclipse II recently arrived in Bermuda. The Scenic website said, “In 2019, the launch of Scenic Eclipse, The World’s First Discovery Yacht, set the benchmark in ultra-luxury ocean cruising. Now, we invite you to experience a new era of expedition cruising with the highly anticipated arrival... Read more of this article

Photos: Insignia Cruise Ship Visits Hamilton

Photos: Insignia Cruise Ship Visits Hamilton

The 594-foot cruise ship Insignia arrived in Bermuda today [Sept 1], docking in the City of Hamilton. The Cruise Line website said, “Discover breathtaking destinations in five-star luxury aboard Oceania Cruises’ recently re-imagined Insignia. Offering capacity for no more than 684 guests, Insignia is a member of Oceania Cruises ‘R-Class’ fleet... Read more of this article

Hurricane Franklin Affects Cruise Plans

Hurricane Franklin Affects Cruise Plans

Hurricane Franklin has reportedly caused Carnival Cruise Line to reroute two ships – Carnival Magic and Carnival Legend – that were scheduled to call in Bermuda this week. A Travel Market Report story said, “Hurricane Franklin has caused Carnival Cruise Line to reroute two ships that were scheduled to call in Bermuda this week. “Both... Read more of this article

Meraviglia Cruise Ship Docks At Heritage Wharf

Meraviglia Cruise Ship Docks At Heritage Wharf

The MSC Meraviglia – one of the world’s largest cruise ships – arrived in Bermuda yesterday on her inaugural sailing from New York. A Government spokesperson said, “The MSC Meraviglia arrived at Heritage Wharf in Bermuda yesterday on her inaugural sailing from New York. MSC Meraviglia is one of the world’s largest cruise ships... Read more of this article

Minister Furbert Thanks Transportation Sector

Minister Furbert Thanks Transportation Sector

“On Saturday, July 15th, we experienced an influx of almost 10,000 cruise passengers,” Minister of Transport Wayne Furbert said, adding that he wants to ”acknowledge the commendable efforts and collaboration of all stakeholders who contributed to the seamless transportation experience for these visitors.” Speaking in the House... Read more of this article

Ship Arrives Early Due To Sick Crew Member

Ship Arrives Early Due To Sick Crew Member

Norwegian Joy arrived earlier than their scheduled arrival time on Tuesday [June 27] due to a crew member in need of medical attention . A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Tuesday 27th of June, 10:15 am – Bermuda Radio received a telephone call from Meyer Agencies informing that the Norwegian Joy would be arriving earlier... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Seven Seas Cruise Ship Visits

Photos & Video: Seven Seas Cruise Ship Visits

The Seven Seas Navigator cruise ship — one of the few remaining cruise ships small enough to enter St George’s — visited the island this week, marking one of the two visits the ship will make to Bermuda this year, and the video below shows it both entering and leaving St George’s. Last year Minister of Transport Wayne Furbert said... Read more of this article

‘Carnival Venezia’ Cruise Makes Inaugural Visit

‘Carnival Venezia’ Cruise Makes Inaugural Visit

Bermuda welcomed the Carnival Venezia cruise ship for its inaugural visit on Saturday [June 17]. The Bermuda Government tweeted the photo below, saying: “lThe vessel arrived at  am with 4,759 passengers. Visitors enjoyed a full day on the island. The cruise ship departed at 4 pm for New York. “Attending the onboard plaque exchange were:... Read more of this article

Norovirus Outbreak On Cruise Ship In May

Norovirus Outbreak On Cruise Ship In May

More than 175 people reported feeling sick with norovirus during a recent Celebrity Summit cruise to locations including Bermuda, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC] said. The Fox Business website said, “More than 175 people reported feeling sick with norovirus during a recent Celebrity Summit cruise to Bermuda, the Centers for... Read more of this article

Minister Welcomes Norwegian Joy Cruise Ship

Minister Welcomes Norwegian Joy Cruise Ship

Minister of Transport Wayne Furbert recently welcomed Captain Hakan Svedung on the occasion of Norwegian Joy’s first call of the season to Bermuda. A Government spokesperson said, “Last week, the Minister of Transport, the Hon. Wayne L. Furbert JP, MP, welcomed Captain Hakan Svedung on the occasion of Norwegian Joy’s first call of the... Read more of this article

Training Exercise Held On Cruise Ship

Training Exercise Held On Cruise Ship

“By conducting such tabletop exercises, we can simulate realistic scenarios and assess our collective readiness to handle potential incidents,” said Minister of National Security Michael Weeks following last week’s successful tabletop exercise onboard the Celebrity Summit cruise ship. A Government spokesperson said, “This exercise,... Read more of this article

Minister Furbert’s Trip To Florida Cost $4,164

Minister Furbert’s Trip To Florida Cost $4,164

A trip in March 2023 by Minister of Transport Wayne Furbert to Florida for the SeaTrade Cruise Global Conference cost $4,164.00, according to a recent listing on the Government’s travel webpage. The trip duration was listed as from March 26, 2023 – March 30, 2023, and the web page listing said, “The Hon Wayne L Furbert, JP MP, Minister of Transport,... Read more of this article