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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

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting January 15

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting January 15

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday Shipping Schedule: Week Starting January 15th.On Saturday the LMZ Titan bulk carrier is expected, on Monday the Oleander container ship will arrive, on Wednesday the Somers Isles container ship is scheduled to arrive and... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting January 8

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting January 8

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday Shipping Schedule: Week Starting January 8th.On Monday the Oleander container ship and the Peter Faber cable layer are expected, on Tuesday the Somers Isles container ship will arrive, on Thursday the Bermuda Islander... Read more of this article

Publication Highlights Bermuda Beardfish

Publication Highlights Bermuda Beardfish

A new publication describes a beardfish species, Polymixia hollisterae, living on Bermuda’s deep slope, and notes that there “are only 10 species of Polymixia known globally so it is remarkable we have three here.” In a recent edition of the Envirotalk newsletter, Curator of the Natural History Museum Dr. Robbie Smith said, “Dr. Terry... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting January 1

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting January 1

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday Shipping Schedule: Week Starting January 1st.On Sunday the Bermuda Islander container ship is expected. The weekly shipping schedule, which is subject to change, follows below [PDF here]:Related StoriesShipping Schedule:... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting December 25

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting December 25

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday December 25th.On Monday the Oleander container ship and the Peter Faver cable layer are expected, on Wednesday the Somers Isles container ship will arrive, and on Friday the Suomigracht general cargo ship is scheduled to... Read more of this article

2022 Draft Cruise Ship Schedule Released

2022 Draft Cruise Ship Schedule Released

The 2022 cruise ship schedule has been released, which shows 104 contract cruise ship visits and 77 occasional visits, for a total of 181 visits to Bermuda during the year. The  five contract callers are Adventure of the Seas with 19 visits, Enchantment of the Seas with 22 visits, Norwegian Joy with 27 visits, Norwegian Pearl with 23 visits, and Summit... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting December 18

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting December 18

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday December 18th.On Monday the Oleander container ship is expected, and on Thursday the Bermuda Islander container ship and the Suomigracht general cargo ship are scheduled to arrive. The weekly shipping schedule, which is... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting December 11

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting December 11

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday December 11th.On Saturday the Norwegian Gem cruise ship is expected, on Monday the Muscat Silver oil products tanker and the Oleander container ship will arrive, on Wednesday the Somers Isles container ship is scheduled... Read more of this article

Photos: Superyacht ‘Planet Nine’ Visits Bermuda

Photos: Superyacht ‘Planet Nine’ Visits Bermuda

The superyacht Planet Nine recently visited the island, with the 240 foot long vessel able to accommodate 12 guests in nine cabins. BurgessYachts.com said, “With massive 2,100GT of volume, Planet Nine can accommodate up to twelve guests in nine elegant cabins, including a separate owner’s deck and a main deck VIP suite. Her hull is ice classed... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting December 4

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting December 4

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday December 4th.On Monday the Oleander container ship is expected, on Tuesday the Somers Isles container ship will arrive, and on Thursday the Bermuda Islander container ship is scheduled to arrive. The weekly shipping schedule,... Read more of this article

“BOPP Principals Briefing” Webinar On Dec 9

“BOPP Principals Briefing” Webinar On Dec 9

The Bermuda Ocean Prosperity Programme [BOPP] will be hosting their second free virtual public webinar series, B.E.A.C.H.—the BOPP Environmental Awareness Chat Hour on Thursday, December 9th at 6.00pm. A spokesperson said, “This series is designed to share with the broader island community a variety of topics related to BOPP, including perspectives... Read more of this article