Dockyard boats come ashore ahead of storm

  • Boats are being stored on land in Dockyard ahead of Hurricane Humberto (File photograph)

    Boats are being stored on land in Dockyard ahead of Hurricane Humberto (File photograph)


Boats are being evacuated from the Dockyard marina and stored on land ahead of Hurricane Humberto’s approach to the island, Wedco has advised.

Joanna Cranfield, Wedco’s business development manager, warned motorists to take care in Dockyard as a result.

Ms Cranfield said: “We are closely monitoring the progress of Hurricane Humberto, which is currently due to be a Category 2 storm at its closest point to Bermuda.

“As part of our standard hurricane preparation plan, boats are stored on the South Basin, the North Rock car park and in between the buildings on Smithery Lane.

“Due to this, these areas will be closed to the public.

“Clocktower Parade, in front of the Clocktower Mall, will be temporarily reopened to facilitate traffic flow.

“We would like to thank the public in advance for their co-operation and patience.”

Wedco staff are checking the buildings and grounds at Dockyard, and will take any necessary precautions.

No decision has yet been made on closures but Wedco will provide an update once more is known about the hurricane and its path.

The updates will be posted on the website www.dockyardbermuda.com/wedco/ as well as Wedco’s Facebook and Twitter pages.

You must be registered or signed-in to post comment or to vote.

Published Sep 16, 2019 at 3:50 pm (Updated Sep 16, 2019 at 4:01 pm)

Dockyard boats come ashore ahead of storm

What you
Need to
Know
1. For a smooth experience with our commenting system we recommend that you use Internet Explorer 10 or higher, Firefox or Chrome Browsers. Additionally please clear both your browser's cache and cookies - How do I clear my cache and cookies?
2. Please respect the use of this community forum and its users.
3. Any poster that insults, threatens or verbally abuses another member, uses defamatory language, or deliberately disrupts discussions will be banned.
4. Users who violate the Terms of Service or any commenting rules will be banned.
5. Please stay on topic. "Trolling" to incite emotional responses and disrupt conversations will be deleted.
6. To understand further what is and isn't allowed and the actions we may take, please read our Terms of Service
7. To report breaches of the Terms of Service use the flag icon

  • Take Our Poll

    Today's Obituaries

    eMoo Posts