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Shipping Schedule: Week Starting July 11

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting July 11

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday July 11th.On Sunday the Viking Princess vehicles carrier is expected, on Monday the Oleander container ship will arrive, and on Tuesday the Almi Navigator crude oil tanker is scheduled to arrive. On Wednesday the Somers... Read more of this article

Covid-19 Guidelines For Recreational Boating

Covid-19 Guidelines For Recreational Boating

The Government has released a document providing guidance for physical distancing for private recreational boating in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. The guidance advises boaters to stay home if they’re sick, practice good hygiene, gather in groups of a maximum of 50 people during raft-ups, wear masks, bring personal food and drink, limit... Read more of this article

Photos: C2 Superyacht Visits St. George’s

Photos: C2 Superyacht Visits St. George’s

The 282-foot long super-yacht C2 recently paid a visit to Bermuda, with the luxury vessel seen in St George’s. The SuperYacht Times website said, “The 86m C2 yacht was built in 2008 by Abeking & Rasmussen. She features an exterior design by Reymond Langton and an interior by Reymond Langton. “She cruises at 14 knots and reaches a... Read more of this article

Spirit Of Bermuda Charity Rally To Be Held

Spirit Of Bermuda Charity Rally To Be Held

The Bermuda Sloop Foundation is inviting the public to attend the Spirit of Bermuda Charity Rally, with a series of event to be held on Friday, July 10th, Saturday, July 11th, and Sunday, July 12th in St. George’s. The event poster says, “Please come out to these great events in St. George’s. Support our community, and our Spirit of... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting July 4

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting July 4

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday July 4th.On Sunday 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

Safety Tips For Mariners & Jet Ski Operators

Safety Tips For Mariners & Jet Ski Operators

The Water Safety Council is providing safety tips for mariners and Jet Ski operators during the summer season. Water Safety Council Chairman Michael Weeks said, “As Chairman of the Water Safety Council, on behalf of the council I would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the young man who tragically lost his life in the recent... Read more of this article

Large Smoke Onboard, Burnt-Out Water Pump

Large Smoke Onboard, Burnt-Out Water Pump

On Sunday [June 28] a vessel reported a “large amount of smoke onboard” and it was subsequently determined that the cause of the smoke was a “burnt-out water pump.” A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “The 30ft P/C Overload contacted Bermuda Radio via 911 call to report a large amount of smoke onboard in... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Lavonte Williams

Police Confirm Death Of Lavonte Williams

Police have named the victim of yesterday’s [June 28] fatal jet ski accident as 27-year-old Lavonte Williams. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now identify the victim in yesterday’s fatal marine incident as Lavonte Williams. “Mr. Williams was thrown from his jet-ski while out on the Great Sound at about 7:00 p.m. on... Read more of this article

Bermuda Coast Guard Tows Disabled Vessel

Bermuda Coast Guard Tows Disabled Vessel

The Bermuda Coast Guard towed a 20ft vessel to Dockyard after it became disabled due to running out of fuel. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre receives a 911 call from a person on the 20ft vessel Why Not Us 2, with one person onboard, advising the vessel was disabled due to running out... Read more of this article

Man Dies Following Jet Ski Accident

Man Dies Following Jet Ski Accident

The police have confirmed that a 23-year-old man has died following a jet ski accident in the Morgan’s Point, Southampton area this evening [June 28]. A police spokesperson said, “Shortly after 7:00pm today, Sunday, 28th June, police and other first responders were dispatched to a report of a jet ski accident off of Morgan’s Point, Southampton. “It... Read more of this article

Vessel Pulled Free After Running Aground

Vessel Pulled Free After Running Aground

A vessel was pulled free during high tide after running aground in the vicinity of Coney Island. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre was advised by a member of the public that the 31ft Power Craft West Wind was hard aground in the vicinity of Coney Island. “The Coast Guard on patrol in... Read more of this article

U.S. Coast Guard Suspends Search For Man

U.S. Coast Guard Suspends Search For Man

After flying for 45 hours over a search area of approximately 4,000 square miles, the US Coast Guard has suspended their search for a missing tanker ship crew member who was first reported overboard approximately 200nm north east from Bermuda. Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre Statement A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Bermuda... Read more of this article

Bulk Carrier Diverts Due To Sick Crew Member

Bulk Carrier Diverts Due To Sick Crew Member

The ‘Newseas Jade’ vessel diverted to Bermuda to disembark a 32-year-old crew member suffering an abdominal medical condition, with Covid-19 precautions taken throughout the medical transfer. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre received an e-mail from Meyers Shipping Agents, representing... Read more of this article