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Shipping Schedule: Week Starting October 16

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting October 16

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday October 16th.On Sunday the Easter Highway vehicles carrier, the Oslo Bulk 1 general cargo ship and the Crystal Symphony cruise ship are expected, and on Monday the Oleander container ship will arrive. On Tuesday the MT Alpine... Read more of this article

Swimmer Gets In Way Of Ferry, Police Called

Swimmer Gets In Way Of Ferry, Police Called

After a swimmer got in the way of a ferry as it was departing from the berth at Salt Kettle. the police were advised and a “unit was requested to try and locate the swimmer and investigate the dangerous incident.” A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Monday 10th October, 3:45 pm – The Ferry Georgia reported to Bermuda... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting October 9

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting October 9

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday October 9th.On Sunday the Crystal Symphony cruise ship is expected, on Monday the Oleander container ship will arrive, and on Tuesday The World cruise ship is scheduled to arrive. On Wednesday the Norwegian Breakaway cruise... Read more of this article

Coast Guard Assist Children Who Called For Help

Coast Guard Assist Children Who Called For Help

Several children took a “punt from the beach to go fishing and started calling for help when the punt started taking on water” and the “vessel was found and towed to safety by the Coast Guard,” officials have confirmed. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Friday 24th September, 3:33 pm – A member of the... Read more of this article

Support Development Of Blue Economy Strategy

Support Development Of Blue Economy Strategy

The Bermuda Ocean Prosperity Programme [BOPP] has partnered with the environmental advisory firm Finance Earth “to support the development of Bermuda’s Blue Economy Strategy.” A spokesperson said, “Finance Earth will provide strategic thinking for the development of a Blue Investment Facility in Bermuda to capitalize and support... Read more of this article

BIOS Plays Role In Science & Technology Center

BIOS Plays Role In Science & Technology Center

The Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS] is one of thirteen academic and research institutions participating in a newly-announced National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center “intended to develop a deeper understanding of the role that marine microbes play in changing ocean conditions and the global carbon cycle.” A spokesperson... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting October 2

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting October 2

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday October 2nd.On Sunday the Crystal Symphony cruise ship is expected, on Monday the Oleander container ship will arrive, and on Tuesday the Somers Isles container ship is scheduled to arrive. On Wednesday the Norwegian Breakaway... Read more of this article

Govt: Bus & Ferry Service Resumed Operation

Govt: Bus & Ferry Service Resumed Operation

[Updated] The Ministry of Transport confirmed that “ferry service has resumed operation on a regular schedule” and said they “will provide an update later today on when the bus service will resume.” The ferry service had been suspended since September 21, and the bus service has been suspended since September 17. A Government... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting September 25

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting September 25

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday September 25th.On Sunday the Crystal Symphony cruise ship is expected, on Monday the Oleander container ship will arrive, on Wednesday the Norwegian Breakaway cruise ship is scheduled to arrive and on Thursday the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Experts Appointed To Sargasso Sea Commission

Experts Appointed To Sargasso Sea Commission

The Bermuda Cabinet approved the appointment of three international experts to the Sargasso Sea Commission on Tuesday [Sept 21], including Mark Spalding, Professor Stephen de Mora, and Dr Ana Colaço. A Government spokesperson said, “On September 21, 2021, the Bermuda Cabinet approved the appointment of three international experts to the Sargasso... Read more of this article

New Addition To Bermuda’s Marine Wildlife

New Addition To Bermuda’s Marine Wildlife

In a recent edition of the Envirotalk newsletter, Dr. Mark Outerbridge highlights the cownose ray. Dr. Outerbridge said, “Until recently, Bermuda had two species of resident rays; the spotted eagle ray Aetobatus narinari [locally known as the whip moray], which is typically encountered inshore, and the much larger manta ray Manta birostris, which... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting September 18

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting September 18

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday September 18th.On Monday the Oleander container ship is expected, on Tuesday the Kariyushi Leader vehicles carrier, the STI Rotherhithe oil products tanker and the Wiking Orion cruise ship will arrive,  on Wednesday the... Read more of this article

BUEI To Host Inaugural Youth Climate Summit

BUEI To Host Inaugural Youth Climate Summit

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] announced the Island’s inaugural Youth Climate Summit will take place from November 22 – 27. The week-long event aims to prepare and empower students, ages 13-22, to address climate issues on a local level and is the foundation for a year of youth-lead sustainability, conservation, and climate... Read more of this article