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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

Hamilton Port Open For Business On Tuesday

Hamilton Port Open For Business On Tuesday

[Updated] CEO of Polaris Holding Company, Warren Jones alerted importers, staff and partners that Stevedoring Services and the Hamilton Ports would be open for business on Tuesday, September 24. He said, “Following review of the latest EMO release, please note that the port will be open tomorrow, September 24. A further update on the status of... Read more of this article

RFP Issued Regarding Hamilton Cargo Docks

RFP Issued Regarding Hamilton Cargo Docks

The City of Hamilton advises the public that a Request For Proposal has been issued regarding the operations of the Hamilton Cargo Docks. A spokesperson said, “The Port of Hamilton is a dynamic port facility. By supporting cargo ship calls it has become a key component in Bermuda’s chain. Given this importance to the City of Hamilton and the... Read more of this article

Hamilton Docks Reopen For Customers Today

Hamilton Docks Reopen For Customers Today

The Hamilton Docks will reopen for customers today [Sept 20] at 8am. A spokesperson said, “Please note that Stevedore Services Limited will open for customers at 8 AM on Friday. “After a team from Stevedore Services Limited assessed and re-ordered the dock on Thursday following the passage of Hurricane Humberto, it was determined that the... Read more of this article

Dock: Importers Asked To Collect Goods Today

Dock: Importers Asked To Collect Goods Today

Stevedoring Services Limited [SSL] has issued a hurricane closure advisory to importers and partners for Wednesday, September 18, and have asked importers to collect any remaining goods from the docks by close of business today [Sept 17]. “The MV Somers Isles is currently in port and Stevedoring Services is unloading the ship prior to its departure... Read more of this article

SSL: Dock Service Vehicle Policy & 2019 Rates

SSL: Dock Service Vehicle Policy & 2019 Rates

Stevedoring Services Limited [SSL] released its updated dock service policies for vehicles, and the 2019 rates and tariff schedule. Effective 1st December 2018, importers of self-propelled vehicles will be required to utilize SSL staff for services to vehicles as needed prior to collection from the Hamilton Docks. Warren Jones, CEO of Polaris, parent... Read more of this article