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Importers Asked To Pick Up Cargo From Docks

Importers Asked To Pick Up Cargo From Docks

Stevedoring Services Limited is “requesting the assistance of importers to pick up their cargo off the Hamilton Docks.” CEO Warren Jones noted that, “Due to the recent Covid-19 Regulations and businesses being closed, there was a significant drop in the number of containers being removed from the port. As a result, port congestion will... Read more of this article

Polaris Holding Defers Payment Of Dividends

Polaris Holding Defers Payment Of Dividends

In a filing with the Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX], Polaris Holding Company Limited announce the deferment of their dividend. The filing stated, “At a Board of Directors meeting held today, the Directors of Polaris Holdings Company Ltd., unanimously resolved to defer payment of dividends to the shareholders of record as at 26 March 2021. “During... Read more of this article

Column: Hamilton Docks, Essential Service

Column: Hamilton Docks, Essential Service

[Opinion column written by MP Michael Dunkley] On Friday December 11th during a busy session in Parliament one of the Bills debated was the Trade Union and Labor Relations [Consolidation] Act 2020. The Bill consolidated the Trade Union Act 1965, the Labor Relations Act 1975 and the Labor Disputes Act 1992. It also established an Employment and Labor... Read more of this article

Polaris Holding Defers Payment Of Dividends

Polaris Holding Defers Payment Of Dividends

In a filing with the Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX], Polaris Holding Company Limited announced the deferment of their dividend. The filing stated, “At a Board of Directors meeting help on 9 December 2020, the Directors of Polaris Holdings Company Ltd., unanimously resolved to defer payment of dividends to the shareholders of record as at 18 December... Read more of this article

Docks: Industrial Dispute Referred To Tribunal

Docks: Industrial Dispute Referred To Tribunal

[Updated with video] The industrial dispute between Stevedoring Services and the BIU remains “at an impasse with no further progress being made,” so the Minister of Labour has referred the dispute to the Labour Disputes Tribunal. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry, including the Labour Relations Section, has been engaged... Read more of this article

Premier: ‘Dock Dispute Came To A Resolution’

Premier: ‘Dock Dispute Came To A Resolution’

“The two parties in the dock dispute came to a resolution earlier this morning,” Premier David Burt said. Premier Burt tweeted, ““Happy to share that @MPJasonHayward informed me that the 2 parties in the dock dispute came to a resolution earlier this morning. Thanks to Min Hayward for his able leadership & to the officers in... Read more of this article

Workers Picket & Unload Essential Cargo Only

Workers Picket & Unload Essential Cargo Only

[Updated + Written by Don Burgess] Dockworkers only unloaded essential cargo today, and Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] president Chris Furbert and the stevedoring union are meeting with the management of Stevedoring Services Limited this afternoon to discuss the matter. “This is in light what transpired over the weekend,” Mr Furbert told... Read more of this article

Video: BNV With Polaris CEO Warren Jones

Video: BNV With Polaris CEO Warren Jones

Polaris Holding Company CEO Warren Jones joined host Don Burgess this morning [Aug 21] for the latest Bernews News & Views episode, with Mr. Jones discussing the impacts of Covid-19 on the Stevedoring Services business, with the company previously noting they have seen a 25% decline in container cargo and a 43% decline in breakbulk cargo.In a... Read more of this article

‘Several Initiatives To Offset Declining Revenue’

‘Several Initiatives To Offset Declining Revenue’

With Polaris Holding Company having seen a 25% decline in container cargo and a 43% decline in breakbulk cargo, the company said they are taking several initiatives to offset their declining revenue, with the company saying that “if SSL were to do nothing, we would suffer a loss in the region of $1M.” In a filing with the Bermuda Stock... Read more of this article

BSH Providing Take-Out Meals For Dock Workers

BSH Providing Take-Out Meals For Dock Workers

The Bermuda Sailors’ Home [BSH] is providing take-out meals for dock workers over the next five weeks as they continue to work during the Covid-19 pandemic. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda’s dock workers have been working tirelessly through this pandemic day and night to provide Bermuda with all the food and goods needed in our everyday life... Read more of this article

Importers Reminded To Collect Cargo From Docks

Importers Reminded To Collect Cargo From Docks

Stevedoring Services Limited [SSL] is reminding importers that cargo should be collected from the Hamilton Docks as soon as possible. A spokesperson said, “Stevedoring Services Limited would like to remind all importers [independent and agent representatives] that cargo should be collected from the Hamilton Docks as soon as possible.“Demurrage... Read more of this article

Local Importers Urged To Pick Up Containers

Local Importers Urged To Pick Up Containers

Stevedoring Services Limited is encouraging local importers to pick up their containers as soon as possible in order to avoid congestion on the Hamilton Port. A spokesperson said, “In an effort to maintain safety, efficiency and relieve congestion on the Hamilton Port, we encourage all importers to pick up their containers at the earliest opportunity. “We... Read more of this article

Docks: Cargo Services To Continue To Operate

Docks: Cargo Services To Continue To Operate

Polaris Holding Company – the parent company for Stevedoring Services Limited and East End Asphalt Company Limited — announced that their respective administrative offices will be closed effective today, March 20 until further notice. The company noted:“Cargo Services at the Hamilton Docks will continue to operate as normal. “Polaris... Read more of this article