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Ministry Announces Summer Ferry Schedule

Ministry Announces Summer Ferry Schedule

The Department of Marine & Ports said they will “commence the revised summer ferry schedule on Monday, 2 May 2022.” Announcing the revised summer ferry schedule today, Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott said: “After a two-year suspension, we are pleased to bring the Orange Route back in service. This ferry route will take passengers... Read more of this article

Over 1000 Signatures On Ferry Service Petition

Over 1000 Signatures On Ferry Service Petition

[Updated] An online petition calling for the Government to “restore an adequate ferry service on the Paget/Warwick route” has been launched, attaining over 1,000 signatures so far. The petition says, “The Paget/Warwick ‘Pink’ ferry service has been reduced dramatically over the last ten years. There are, and have always been, many... Read more of this article

Rockaway Ferry Stop To Reopen On March 14

Rockaway Ferry Stop To Reopen On March 14

The Department of Marine and Ports advised that the Rockaway Ferry Stop [Green Route] will reopen on Monday, 14 March. A Government spokesperson said, “ The regular service to Rockaway will resume with the first departure from Rockaway at 7:20 a.m. “The ferry stop was closed in December 2021, while parts were sourced from overseas. The Ministry... Read more of this article

M&P Complete Accessibility Awareness Training

M&P Complete Accessibility Awareness Training

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] reprised its in-person Accessibility Awareness training workshops for 2022 with a series of training sessions for Marine & Ports personnel. A spokesperson said, “ The organisation has renewed its push for sensitivity training to elevate the visitor experience for people with disabilities while improving accessibility... Read more of this article

Rockaway Ferry Stop Closed For Repairs

Rockaway Ferry Stop Closed For Repairs

The Rockaway Ferry Stop [Green Route] will remain closed for repairs, the Government advised today. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Marine and Ports is advising commuters that the Rockaway Ferry Stop [Green Route] will remain closed for repairs. The ferry stop was closed in December 2021, while parts were sourced from overseas. “The... Read more of this article

Rockaway Ferry Stop To Temporarily Close

Rockaway Ferry Stop To Temporarily Close

The Rockaway Ferry Stop in Southampton will “close for maintenance” until January 2022. A Government spokesperson said, “The public is advised that as of Wednesday, 29th December 2021, the Rockaway Ferry Stop [Green Route] will close for maintenance until 31st January 2022. “With the exception of Rockaway, ferry services will continue... Read more of this article

Bus & Ferry Service Holiday Schedule Advisory

Bus & Ferry Service Holiday Schedule Advisory

Buses and ferries will operate under the holiday schedule from Saturday [Dec 25] to Tuesday [Dec 28], and from Saturday, January 1 to Monday, January 3, 2022. A Government spokesperson said, “The public is advised that government buses and ferries will operate under the holiday schedule from Saturday to Tuesday, December 25 – 28, 2021, and from... 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

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

‘We Need Buses & Ferries Back In Operation’

‘We Need Buses & Ferries Back In Operation’

“The OBA encourages both government and union leaders to show Bermuda that they serve the interests of everyone,” OBA MP Scott Pearman said, adding that “we need buses and ferries back in operation now.” Mr Pearman– the Shadow Minister for Legal Affairs and Transport – said, “We urgently need to resolve the... Read more of this article

Video: BIU Bus Division And Marine & Ports

Video: BIU Bus Division And Marine & Ports

The Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] Bus Division and Marine & Ports Division are holding a press conference this afternoon [Sept 22], and we will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. The island’s public transportation service is currently suspended, with the ferry service having been suspended since... Read more of this article

Video: Transport Minister On Bus & Ferry Service

Video: Transport Minister On Bus & Ferry Service

[Updated] Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott will be holding a press conference at 10.30am this morning [Sept 22], and we will be live streaming it below. The topic of the press conference was not stated, however it comes as the island’s public transportation service is suspended, with the ferry service having been suspended since yesterday... Read more of this article

No Bus And Ferry Service Again On Wed

No Bus And Ferry Service Again On Wed

“There will be no public bus and ferry service again tomorrow [Sept 22], the Government has confirmed. The ferry service has been suspended as of this morning [Sept 21] and the bus service has been suspended since Friday [Sept 17], with staff members of both services expressing concern about “health and safety concerns at work.” A... Read more of this article