Did you know that...
Residents from the Fontabelle area and surrounding districts suffered many sleepless nights as a result of the endless noise produced by the cutter suction dredger? Others moved to distant areas to escape the racket “before they became nervous wrecks”. When the Port was dredged in 2002, a similar piece of equipment operated with hardly a sound – a testament to the advances of modern technology.

Did You Know?

The final stone block in the breakwater at the Bridgetown Harbour was laid on July 23, 1960, by the Premier of Barbados, Dr. Hugh Cummins?