News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources is advising the public that sealed containers of liquid is found washed onto the shore should not be handled or opened. These containers may contain liquids that present a health and safety or environmental risk.

Containers that are found should be reported immediately to the Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre at 297-1010 or

The Department of Environment & Natural Resources will investigate and coordinate with the Department of Parks and Ministry of Public Works to recover and dispose of any containers found.

Spills on the Sea should also be reported to the Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre.

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources thanks the public for their cooperation.

Photo of a recent container found on shore