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Yacht Diverts To Bermuda Due To Sail Damage

Yacht Diverts To Bermuda Due To Sail Damage

A 42-foot yacht – traveling from New York to Martinique – diverted to Bermuda to carry out repairs due to sail damage sustained in recent heavy weather before continuing the voyage. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Tuesday 11th June, 3:30 pm – RCC Bermuda received a call from RCC Norfolk advising that a yacht... Read more of this article

Minister Roban On Ocean Conservation Efforts

Minister Roban On Ocean Conservation Efforts

Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban commemorated World Oceans Day and Bermuda’s achievements in ocean conservatism in the House of Assembly om Friday. Minister Roban said, “I rise today to acknowledge and commemorate World Oceans Day, which we celebrated on June 8th. This global observance serves as an important reminder of the vital role... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting June 15

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting June 15

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday, June 15th. On Saturday the Vision of the Seas cruise ship is expected, on Sunday the Star Zulu bulk carrier, the Norwegian Gem cruise ship and the Oleander container ship will arrive, and on Monday the Liberty of the... Read more of this article

Marine & Ports Issues Advisory On Raft-Up

Marine & Ports Issues Advisory On Raft-Up

Marine and Ports Services provided an advisory in advance of the Raft-Up event off Shelly Bay Beach on Saturday. A Government spokesperson said, “The following notice is from the Director of the Department of Marine and Ports Services: “A Raft-Up will occur on Saturday, 15 June 2024, between 12:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. The event will take place... Read more of this article

BEST On Sargasso & UN High Seas Treaty

BEST On Sargasso & UN High Seas Treaty

The Greenpeace International ship Arctic Sunrise visited Bermuda last month to campaign for ocean sanctuaries and the UN High Seas Treaty. A spokesperson said, “Last month, in May, the Greenpeace International ship, the Arctic Sunrise, was in Bermuda as part of a global tour to campaign for ocean sanctuaries and to call for countries to urgently... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: BIOS Hold Open House

Photos & Video: BIOS Hold Open House

The ASU Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS] program hosted an open house on June 8 at their Ferry Reach campus to celebrate World Ocean Day, inviting the public to explore their ocean science facilities and participate in talks highlighting their programs. Related Stories BIOS To Test New Oceanographic... Read more of this article

BUEI To Feature Frogfish At Kids Hour Event

BUEI To Feature Frogfish At Kids Hour Event

The mystifying Frog Fish will be the focus for The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute’s [BUEI] ‘Kids Hour Saturdays’ on June 15th. A spokesperson said, “Kids Hours Saturdays’ [KHS] takes place every third Saturday of the month at 11am and 2pm respectively. Each hour features the screening of short films followed by a book reading... Read more of this article

ASU BIOS Announces New Scholarships

ASU BIOS Announces New Scholarships

ASU BIOS announced a new scholarship program that will award five full-tuition undergraduate scholarships annually for Bermudian students interested in studying in person in Arizona in any available ASU programs. A spokesperson said, “The ASU Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [ASU BIOS], one of the world’s longest-running research and educational... Read more of this article

Column: Bermuda’s Royal Naval Tanks, Part 4

Column: Bermuda’s Royal Naval Tanks, Part 4

[Column written by Dr Edward Harris] In the first part of this series on the Royal Naval Tanks at St. George’s Island, Bermuda, the earliest [1803] published image of the watering facility for British warships was presented and then discussed in part two. In part three, the identities of the warships in the 1803 picture are considered and the 1808... Read more of this article

Genome Sequencing Of Coral Reefs In Bermuda

Genome Sequencing Of Coral Reefs In Bermuda

In celebration of World Oceans Day, BioQuest announced it has “officially completed the draft reference genome of the Grooved Brain Coral, marking the first-time whole genome sequencing of a coral reef has been accomplished in the Caribbean by the Caribbean.” A spokesperson said, “This groundbreaking work was conducted locally in Bermuda... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting June 8

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting June 8

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday, June 8th. On Saturday the Carnival Venezia and the Liberty of the Seas cruise ships and the Evgenia crude oil tanker are expected, on Sunday the Norwegian Gem cruise ship and the Oleander container ship will arrive, and... Read more of this article

BUEI To Host World Oceans Day Open House

BUEI To Host World Oceans Day Open House

BUEI, along with Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] and Kaleidoscope, announced plans to celebrate World Oceans Day on June 8th with an open house and activities themed “Catalyzing Action for Our Ocean & Climate.” A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI], in collaboration with Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB]... Read more of this article

Yacht Had ‘No Idea About Making Safe Approach’

Yacht Had ‘No Idea About Making Safe Approach’

A visiting yacht with one person onboard “proved to have no idea about making a safe approach and was escorted to the customs dock by the Coast Guard,” on Friday. A BMOC spokesperson said, “On the early hours of Friday morning an unknown Radar target was observed making a slow and unusual approach from the south, the vessel was observed... Read more of this article

Column: Bermuda’s Royal Naval Tanks, Part 3

Column: Bermuda’s Royal Naval Tanks, Part 3

[Column written by Dr Edward Harris] In the first part of this series on the Royal Naval Tanks at St. George’s Island, Bermuda, the earliest [1803] published image of the watering facility for British warships was presented and then discussed in Part 2. In Part 3, the identities of the warships in the 1803 picture are considered and the 1808 and... Read more of this article

PwC Bermuda Renews Endeavour Support

PwC Bermuda Renews Endeavour Support

PwC Bermuda announced its renewed commitment to Endeavour, a charity dedicated to empowering diverse youth through experiential learning in sailing. A spokesperson said, “As a founding sponsor of Endeavour in 2015, PwC reaffirms its dedication by pledging $35,000 annually over the next three years. L&F Indemnity Ltd., Bermuda-based captive... Read more of this article

U.S. Coast Guard Returns To Bermuda

U.S. Coast Guard Returns To Bermuda

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Rollin Fritch arrived in Bermuda on Monday, May 27, as part of ongoing operations in concert with the Bermuda Government, the Royal Bermuda Regiment, Bermuda Coast Guard Unit, and Bermuda Police Services. A spokesperson said, “The U.S. Coast Guard has a multifaceted mandate, including to protect environment and living... Read more of this article