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Minister On Ocean Prosperity Programme

Minister On Ocean Prosperity Programme

The draft plan of the Bermuda Ocean Prosperity Programme will soon be released to the public for comment, Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban said Speaking in the House of Assembly on Friday [Feb 23] the Minister said, “I rise today to update this Honourable House on the work being undertaken on the Bermuda Ocean Prosperity Programme. “Initiated... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting Feb 24

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting Feb 24

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday, February 24th. On Monday the Oleander container ship is expected, on Tuesday the Somers Isles container ship will arrive, and on Wednesday the Norwegian Getaway cruise ship is scheduled to arrive. On Thursday the Bermuda... Read more of this article

BMOC Arranges Emergency Medical Transfer

BMOC Arranges Emergency Medical Transfer

The Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre [BMOC] coordinated a transfer for an elderly passenger experiencing breathing difficulties aboard the P&O cruise ship Ventura. A BMOC spokesperson said, “Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre received a satellite telephone call from the Bermuda registered P&O cruise ship Ventura, which was on a transatlantic... Read more of this article

FAB Advocates For Co-Management Plan

FAB Advocates For Co-Management Plan

The Fishermen’s Association of Bermuda [FAB] proposed their “vision of what fisheries management in Bermuda could be at its best,” suggesting a “cooperative management of fisheries.” A spokesperson said, “In February 2023, Premier David Burt invited the Fishermen’s Association of Bermuda to present an alternative plan... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting Feb 17

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting Feb 17

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday, February 17th. On Sunday the Norwegian Getaway cruise ship is expected, on Monday the Oleander container ship will arrive, and on Wednesday the Tranquil Ace vehicles carrier and the Grit Cement bulk carrier are scheduled... Read more of this article

‘Kids Hour Saturdays’ On Hermit Crab World

‘Kids Hour Saturdays’ On Hermit Crab World

The small but mighty Hermit Crab is the focus for The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute’s [BUEI] ‘Kids Hour Saturdays’ on February 17th, 2024. 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... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting Feb 10

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting Feb 10

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday, February 10th. On Monday the Andromeda J and the Oleander container ships are expected, on Tuesday the Somers Isles container ship will arrive, on Wednesday the Norwegian Getaway cruise ship is scheduled to arrive, and on... Read more of this article

BMOC Responds To ‘Deep State’ Distress Call

BMOC Responds To ‘Deep State’ Distress Call

The Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre [BMOC] responded to an emergency signal from the 35-foot vessel Deep State, resulting in the boat being towed by the fishing craft Attitude Adjustment. A BMOC spokesperson said, “RCC Bermuda received a broken Pan Pan urgency broadcast from the 35-foot Centre Console, Deep State. “The boat was to the... Read more of this article

Seafarers Celebrated At Annual Services

Seafarers Celebrated At Annual Services

Bermuda’s seafarers were celebrated and remembered at two Sea Sunday Memorial Services last month. The St Luke AME Church in St George’s marked the Sea Sunday Anniversary on January 12, with Pastor Milton Burgess welcoming the Bermuda Branch Pilots and all those who work on the island’s waters to the annual service. Following the service, Pastor... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting Feb 3

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting Feb 3

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday, February 3rd. On Monday the Andromeda J container ship is expected and on Thursday the Bermuda Islander container ship is scheduled to arrive. The weekly shipping schedule, which is subject to change, follows below [PDF... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting Jan 27

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting Jan 27

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday, January 27th. On Monday the Norwegian Getaway cruise ship and the Adromeda J container ship are expected, on Tuesday the MT Portola oil products tanker and the Somers Isles container ship will arrive, on Thursday the... Read more of this article

EcoDive To Launch Scuba Instructor Course

EcoDive To Launch Scuba Instructor Course

[Written by Stephen Wright] Bermudian Sam Bennett, the owner of EcoDive, will launch a scuba diving instructor course on the island in May. EcoDive, a Scuba Diving International [SDI] training and certification centre, was founded by Bennett in March last year. Bennett told Bernews, “I’m excited to bring more professional-level courses to... Read more of this article

Photos: 29 Abandoned Boats To Be Removed

Photos: 29 Abandoned Boats To Be Removed

29 abandoned and derelict boats – located in areas including Ely’s Harbour, Mill’s Creek, Riddell’s Bay, Lagoon Park, Spanish Point, Mullet Bay and more – will be “removed and discarded,” the Government has advised. The government previously announced that to “improve the health and safety of our waterways for all members of the... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting Jan 20

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting Jan 20

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday, January 20th. On Monday the Demeter Leader vehicles carrier is expected, on Tuesday the Andromeda J container ship will arrive, and on Thursday the Bermuda Islander container ship is scheduled to arrive. The weekly shipping... Read more of this article

Tanker Diverts Due To Sick Crew Member

Tanker Diverts Due To Sick Crew Member

The tanker Zoilo – traveling from Texas to Amsterdam — diverted to Bermuda due to a crew member’s medical emergency. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre [BMOC] spokesperson said, “The Maltese registered tanker Zoilo currently 150 miles north of Bermuda advises that she is diverting to the island at a speed of 11 knots as a... Read more of this article

29 Abandoned & Derelict Boats To Be Removed

29 Abandoned & Derelict Boats To Be Removed

A joint programme between the Government and Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] will remove 29 “abandoned and derelict boats” from our waters which are located near Woody’s Restaurant and in Ely’s Harbour, Mill’s Creek, Fairylands Creek, Riddell’s Bay, Lagoon Park, Spanish Point, Mullet Bay and Great Bay. A Government... Read more of this article