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BIOS Research Leads To Prize At Princeton

BIOS Research Leads To Prize At Princeton

BIOS Ocean Academy alumna Emma O’Donnell has earned the Princeton Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Prize for Best Thesis in Ecology for her undergraduate thesis ‘One Fish, Two Fish: Measuring Patterns of Reef Fish Biodiversity in Bermuda Using Environmental DNA Metabarcoding.’ A spokesperson said, “Emma O’Donnell, 22, graduated... Read more of this article

Annual Round The Island Seagull Race Results

Annual Round The Island Seagull Race Results

After being cancelled last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Round the Island Seagull Race took place this past weekend. A spokesperson said, “After a year’s hiatus due to Covid – the delayed annual Round the Island Seagull Race finally took place. “Organizers were hoping for the same weather conditions as the original date June... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting July 31

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting July 31

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday July 31st.On Monday the Oleander container ship and the Viking Orion cruise ship are expected, on Wednesday the Somers Isles container ship will arrive, and on Thursday the Bermuda Islander container ship is scheduled to... Read more of this article

Water Safety Council Urges Everyone To Be Safe

Water Safety Council Urges Everyone To Be Safe

The Chairman of the Water Safety Council Michael Weeks has called on beach goers and operators of boats and pleasure crafts to make water safety a priority this Cup Match holiday. In a pre-Cup Match address to members of the Hamilton Rotary Club, Mr. Weeks, reflecting on some of the deadly accidents which have occurred in and around Bermuda’s waters... Read more of this article

Cup Match Holiday Marine Safety Advisory

Cup Match Holiday Marine Safety Advisory

As Bermuda heads out on the water this Cup Match holiday weekend, the Royal Bermuda Regiment Coastguard is reminding the public to “keep their safety and the safety of the public in mind.” A Focus on Anti-Social Behaviour A spokesperson said: “The Coast Guard will work to address anti-social behaviour over the holiday weekend, with a focus... Read more of this article

BOPP Releases Ocean Use Survey Results

BOPP Releases Ocean Use Survey Results

The Bermuda Ocean Prosperity Programme [BOPP] has released the results of the Ocean Use Survey, which was conducted from September 2020 to February 2021. A spokesperson said, “The results of the Ocean Use Survey, conducted by the Bermuda Ocean Prosperity Programme from September 2020 to February 2021, are now available to the public here.“The... Read more of this article

Masterworks: “Dive In: The Art Of The Wreck”

Masterworks: “Dive In: The Art Of The Wreck”

Masterworks Museum is getting set to highlight late diver, explorer, and artist Teddy Tucker in ‘Dive In: The Art of the Wreck’ from August 6 to August 31. A spokesperson said, “For the month of August, the Rick Faries Gallery at Masterworks Museum will be dedicated to highlighting late diver, explorer, and artist Teddy Tucker in ‘Dive... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting July 24

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting July 24

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday July 24th.On Sunday the Oleander container ship is expected, on Monday the Viking Orion cruise ship will arrive, on Tuesday the Somers Isles container ship is scheduled to arrive, and on Friday the Bermuda Islander container... Read more of this article

BIOS: Underwater Robotics Innovation Test Pool

BIOS: Underwater Robotics Innovation Test Pool

This summer, there is a new addition to the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS]: a 20-foot [6 meter] x 4-foot [1.2 meter] above-ground pool, dubbed the Underwater Robotics Innovation Test Pool. The pool is serving as a testing facility this summer for underwater robots, also known as remotely operated vehicles [or ROVs], as part of BIOS’s Mid-Atlantic... Read more of this article

BUEI To Present Second ‘Kids Hour Saturdays’

BUEI To Present Second ‘Kids Hour Saturdays’

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] will be holding the second installment of its ‘Kids Hour Saturdays’ starting on Saturday [July 24]. A spokesperson said, “An exciting and engaging hour for kids and parents alike! Continuing this Saturday, July 24th, the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute presents its second installment... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting July 17

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting July 17

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday July 17th.On Sunday the Somers Isles container ship and the Suhar cement carrier are expected, on Monday the Oleander container ship and the Viking Orion cruise ship will arrive, and on Wednesday the Sirius Leader vehicles... Read more of this article

Minister: Extensive Refit Of Resolute Ferry

Minister: Extensive Refit Of Resolute Ferry

The fast ferry Resolute recently returned to Bermuda “after an extensive 9-month refit project at Gladding-Hearn shipyard in Boston” which “will extend the vessel’s life span by some 12 years,” Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott said in the House of Assembly today [July 16].The Minister said, “On 27th June 2021,... Read more of this article

Pilot Boat ‘St. David’ On The Dock In Hamilton

Pilot Boat ‘St. David’ On The Dock In Hamilton

The pilot boat St. David – that was “involved in a crash with a reef” over two months ago — is sitting in the dock on Front Street in Hamilton. A Government spokesperson previously said, “The Ministry of Transport can confirm that the pilot boat, St. David, was involved in a crash with a reef off of the Northeast Breaker Beacon on... Read more of this article