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Shipping Schedule: Week Starting  December 5

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting December 5

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday December 5th.On Monday the Bergamont Ace vehicles carrier is expected, on Tuesday the Somers Isles container ship will arrive, on Wednesday the Oleander container ship is scheduled to arrive and on Thursday the Bermuda Islander... Read more of this article

Photos: Angelfish Artwork At Government House

Photos: Angelfish Artwork At Government House

Artwork depicting angelfish was created out of ocean plastics that were collected from a beach clean-up earlier in the year. Government House posted the photos below on social media, saying: “Following a beach clean-up earlier in the year, the team at Government House came together to make artwork out of ocean plastics which will be on display at... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting November 28

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting November 28

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday November 28th.On Tuesday the Oleander container ship is expected, on Thursday the Bermuda Islander container ship will arrive, and on Friday the Bergamot Ace vehicles carrier is scheduled to arrive. The weekly shipping schedule,... Read more of this article

Vessel Returns To Disembark Injured Person

Vessel Returns To Disembark Injured Person

On Wednesday night [Nov 25] a sailing vessel returned to Bermuda to disembark a crewmember who had a suspected dislocated shoulder. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Bermuda Radio received a Marine VHF call from the 50ft Sailing Vessel Peekaboo, returning to Bermuda to disembark a crewmember whom sustained a suspected dislocated... Read more of this article

Investigation Underway Into Killing Of Parrotfish

Investigation Underway Into Killing Of Parrotfish

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] is investigating a recent incident involving protected parrotfish at the east end of the island. A Government spokesperson said, “Parrotfish have been legally protected since 1993 and it is an offence under the Fisheries Act 1972 to take, kill and/or sell parrotfish, with a penalty of up to... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting November 21

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting November 21

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday November 21st.On Sunday the Loukas oil products tanker is expected, on Monday the Oleander container ship will arrive, on Tuesday the Somers Isles container ship is scheduled to arrive and Bermuda Islander container ship... Read more of this article

Minister Scott On Road & Water Safety

Minister Scott On Road & Water Safety

“Whether in control of a motorcycle or vehicle on our roads or a boat on the waters around the island, practicing safety and applying common sense is essential,” Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott said in the House of Assembly on Friday [Nov 13] The Minister said, “As we approach the festive holiday season, we at the Ministry would... Read more of this article

Canadian Mariners Rescued 140 Miles Off Island

Canadian Mariners Rescued 140 Miles Off Island

The U.S. Coast Guard coordinated the rescue of three Canadian mariners from a sailing vessel 140 miles off Bermuda on Saturday [Nov 14] after receiving notification from the Bermuda Rescue Coordination Center. The U.S. Coast Guard said, “The Coast Guard assisted in the rescue of three boaters from their sailing vessel approximately 140 miles North... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting November 14

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting November 14

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday November 14th.On Monday the Oleander container ship is expected, on Tuesday the Loukas 1 oil products tanker will arrive, and on Thursday the Bermuda Islander container ship is scheduled to arrive. The weekly shipping schedule,... Read more of this article

Video: Greenpeace Visits The Sargasso Sea

Video: Greenpeace Visits The Sargasso Sea

Greenpeace launched an expedition from Bermuda to the Sargasso Sea in August of last year to “study the impact of plastics and microplastics on marine life, and to document the importance of this unique ecosystem for protection under a new Global Ocean Treaty that is being negotiated at the UN.” The Greenpeace ship Esperanza departed from Penno’s... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting November 7

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting November 7

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday November 7th.On Monday the Oleander container ship is expected, on Tuesday the Nacc Alicudi cement carrier will arrive, and on Thursday the Vanquish container ship is scheduled to arrive. On Friday the Somers Isles container... Read more of this article

Four Companies Inquire About Cables In Water

Four Companies Inquire About Cables In Water

There have been at least four enquiries from international companies “expressing serious interest in laying cables in our territorial waters,” Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban said. Speaking at a press conference, Minister Roban mentioned the Submarine Communication Cables Act 2020, and said “this legislation has started to... Read more of this article

Intentional Damage To A 31ft Power Craft

Intentional Damage To A 31ft Power Craft

Police assistance was requested after damage, that was reported to have been “intentional” was reported to a 31ft power craft on its mooring in Ely’s Harbour. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Bermuda Radio was made aware of damage to 31ft Power Craft, on its mooring in Ely’s Harbour. The propeller shaft... Read more of this article