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Windsurfer Stranded Due To Equipment Failure

Windsurfer Stranded Due To Equipment Failure

On Saturday [Feb 20] a windsurfer was “stranded due to equipment failure” off Spanish Point, with a Good Samaritan vessel assisting the windsurfer. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Saturday 20th February, 1:20 pm – A member of the public called RCC Bermuda by telephone to report a windsurfer stranded, due to equipment... Read more of this article

BIOS Internship Opportunities For Students

BIOS Internship Opportunities For Students

When the ongoing pandemic scuttled Maya Leighton’s plans this fall to attend a university overseas, she instead enrolled for a year at Bermuda College. There, a professor noted Ms Leighton’s commitment to marine sciences and suggested a unique opportunity. How about spending Saturdays at BIOS, learning about coral reefs, marine microplastics, plankton,... Read more of this article

1215 Lionfish Caught During Winter Derby

1215 Lionfish Caught During Winter Derby

The 7th annual Winter Lionfish Derby took place from January 1st through 31st, 2021, and had 74 active participants who successfully caught 1215 lionfish – which the organisers said was “the most lionfish ever caught in Bermuda during a single month.” A spokesperson said, “Since 2013, the Bermuda Lionfish Task Force [BLTF] has brought... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting February 20

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting February 20

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday February 20th.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 NACC Alicudi cement... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting February 13

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting February 13

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday February 13th.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. On Friday the NACC Alicudi... Read more of this article

Ocean Use Survey To Close On Monday

Ocean Use Survey To Close On Monday

The Bermuda Ocean Prosperity Programme [BOPP] is reminding the public that the Ocean Use Survey will be closing on Monday, February 15th.A spokesperson said, “The public is advised that the Ocean Use Survey will be closing on Monday, February 15th. The online survey is a key resource for documenting how you use Bermuda’s ocean space. “The... Read more of this article

Vessel Diverts: Engine Failure & Injured Crew

Vessel Diverts: Engine Failure & Injured Crew

On Saturday [Feb 6] the 50ft French sailing vessel Buloo diverted to Bermuda as one of the crew members had injured his ribs in a fall. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Saturday 6th February, 11:15 am – The 50ft French sailing vessel Buloo, with 2 POB, contacted Bermuda Radio as they were diverting to Bermuda on passage from... Read more of this article

$3 Million Grant For Analysis Of Sargasso Sea

$3 Million Grant For Analysis Of Sargasso Sea

A $3 million GEF grant “accompanied by more than $25 million of co-financing from a wide range of partners, will finance a major Ecosystem Diagnostic Analysis of the Sargasso Sea,” the Sargasso Sea Commission announced today. A spokesperson said, “Since 2014, the Sargasso Sea Commission has worked to conserve the Sargasso Sea, a unique... Read more of this article

Public Urged To Take Part In Ocean Use Survey

Public Urged To Take Part In Ocean Use Survey

The Bermuda Ocean Prosperity Programme [BOPP] is conducting an Ocean Use Survey and is inviting the public to participate by using an online tool to identify areas of importance and what activities are undertaken in, on and around Bermuda’s ocean.A spokesperson said, “Bermudians are encouraged to share where they fish, where they surf, where... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting February 6

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting February 6

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday February 6th.On Monday the Oleander container ship will arrive, and on Thursday the Bermuda Islander container ship is scheduled to arrive. The weekly shipping schedule, which is subject to change, follows below [PDF here]: Related... Read more of this article

Have You Submitted Ocean Use Survey Yet?

Have You Submitted Ocean Use Survey Yet?

The Government is urging people to complete the online Ocean Use Survey, saying that they are “working to create a plan for Bermuda’s ocean to ensure a thriving economy, healthy oceans, and secure livelihoods.”The Government posted online, saying, “Have you submitted your Ocean Use Survey yet? We’re working to create a plan for Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting January 30

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting January 30

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday January 30th.On Monday the Oleander container ship is expected, on Tuesday the Lycyon Leader vehicles carrier will arrive, on Wednesday the Somers Isles container ship is scheduled to arrive, and on Friday the Bermuda Islander... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting January 23

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting January 23

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday January 23rd.On Monday the Oleander container ship is expected, on Tuesday the Somers Isles container ship will arrive, on Thursday the Bermuda Islander container ship and the Sider Tayrona general cargo ship are scheduled... Read more of this article