• The Ministry of Public Works is advising motorists that one-lane road closures will take place during the month of November on South Road, Southampton to accommodate new paving works. For more information click here.

Marine and Ports Services

About Us

The Department of Marine and Ports Services oversees marine affairs in Bermuda.

What do they do?

Visit the Department of Marine & Ports Services website.

The Department of Marine and Ports Services:

  • operates Bermuda’s ferry services, which integrates with the bus service.
  • Sells transit fare media including tokens, tickets and passes.
  • publishes ferry schedules and route maps.
  • is responsible for the safe movement of international shipping in Bermudian waters.
  • monitors commercial and recreational boat traffic in local waters.
  • performs offshore marine search and rescue and seaport security.
  • runs pilotage, tug, and line boat services at Bermuda ports.
  • maintains all marine aids to navigation.
  • performs salvage work.
  • manages boat and mooring registration.
  • provides oil spill response.


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