The Civil Protection Service of Madeira today issued recommendations to the population due to the arrival of Depression Oscar. The archipelago is on a red alert for 24 hours, from 15:00 hours on Monday.
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The search for the missing Army man was abandoned due to bad weather this afternoon, without having found any evidence of the victim.
The NRP Mondego and crew ended their secondment to Madeira on Friday and have returned to their Lisbon Naval Base.
Co-financed by EU funds the new 'Fishmetric' system will now be introduced ensuring reliable control over food safety.
The crew of the Funchal Lifeguard Station rescued two sailors stranded on a sailboat located between the Barreirinha Bathing Complex and Ponta do Larazeto, in Funchal.
The Municipality of Funchal (CMF) is committed to studying solutions, together with other entities, to encourage more cruise ship operators to use Madeira as a stop-off point.
Today, the largest superyacht to date docked in the port of Funchal. , AAH
Chega-Madeira understands that the "Government has not done everything to maintain the Madeiran - Mainland ferry service" and demands its resumption.
The JPP (Juntos Pelo Povo) has published the legal opinion on the concession contract for the public sea transport service between Funchal and Porto Santo.
An oil rig destined for scrap in Aliaga, Izmir province, Turkey, generated a lot of attention in the bay of Funchal last week.
At midday today it was announced that a Russian Research vessel - Akademik Fedorov, suspected of being used as a spy vessel had been detected 70 km off the east coast of the Selvagen Islands special protection reserve.
The Minister of National Defence said that the Portuguese Navy's ship 'Mondego,' which broke down in March, is now fully operational and back on active duty.
The Chief of Staff of the Navy, Henrique Gouveia e Melo, categorically stated today that the latest incident aboard the NRP Mondego, which had to abort the mission in the Selvagens Islands, originated "from a human error" that the Navy is investigating.
After a series of setbacks and embarrassing delays, the NRP Mondego returned to the sea this morning, after having been moored in the Port of Caniçal after being towed by two tugboats after suffering yet another breakdown last week.