Immigration Formalities

Disembarking Passengers must declare passports in person with completed Immigration Forms and confirmed flight details at vessel clearance.

Disembarking Crew do not have to present their passport in-person, the Crew Purser should bring their passport with fully completed Immigration Form (filled/ signed by the crew) and confirmed flight with details to present to the Immigration officer during vessel clearance.

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Commissioning Ceremony for Berth #5

Barbados Port Inc. (BPI) recently held a ceremony to commission its newly extended Berth #5, the Shallow Draught Marina and the acquisition of a spanking new Liebehrr Panamax Container Crane and other cargo-handling equipment.

Partial Closure Of The Lewis/Wickham Boardwalk In Bridgetown

Barbados Port Inc. (BPI) today announced that a section of the Lewis/Wickham Boardwalk in Bridgetown will be closed for refurbishment from Monday, June 27, 2016, for a period of six to eight weeks, to allow contractors, PNC Construction and Equipment Rentals Inc., to do refurbishment work on a section of the boardwalk, between the lift bridge and the lights by Cheffette Restaurants.

Carnival Elation Makes Her First Call to The Bridgetown Port

The Carnival Elation from Carnival Cruise Lines made her inaugural call to the Bridgetown Port on Sunday, April 24. 

The ship was previously based in New Orleans offering four and five-day cruises to Mexico but changed its itinerary earlier this year to home port from San Juan. On this trip the new eleven-day ‘Journeys Cruise’ which started in San Juan takes in Barbados, Grenada, Scarborough, St. Lucia, St. Kitts and St. Thomas-USV before finishing in Jacksonville Florida.

Cruise Ship Le Lyrial Makes Inaugural Call at Bridgetown Port

BRIDGETOWN-- French luxury cruise ship, Le Lyrial, sailed into the Bridgetown Port last Friday on its inaugural call to the island carrying 240 passengers, mainly from France and Germany.

The Ponant-owned ship, captained by Rémi Genevaz, departed Brazil on March 16, traveling through French Guiana and Venezuela before arriving in Barbados. 

Port Workers Trained In Port Handling Best Practices Receive Certificates and Helmets

Bridgetown- - Employees of Barbados Port Inc. (BPI) were awarded certificates and decal helmets during a presentation ceremony held at Solidarity House on Tuesday.

The 54 employees (20 dockers, 20 equipment operators, nine supervisors and five senior officers), who participated in a five-week training programme aimed at improving the operational skills of the workforce, received certificates in Stevedoring Foundation Skills Level I, Operations Level II and Assessment Level IV.

Caribbean Shipping Association Awards Monica Silvera Scholarship

Kingston –- The Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA) yesterday presented the Monica Silvera Scholarship to eight Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) students at the Pegasus Jamaica Hotel.  The scholarship, named in honour of the CSA’s first female Executive Vice President, is to fund their studies at the CMI.  

The Monica Silvera Scholarship was established in 2005 in recognition of her contribution to the development of the CSA, and its desire to provide outlets for youth to access real opportunities for specialised training in sector-related subject areas. 

MSC Orchestra Makes Inaugural Call

The MSC Cruise vessel MSC Orchestra is the latest cruise ship to make an inaugural visit to Barbados.  The line has been in the Caribbean for three years but this season marks its first call on the Bridgetown Port.

Italian captain, Master Corrado Iaconis said that the ship usually sails in the Mediterranean but is in the Caribbean just for the season, taking in two new Northern and Southern Caribbean routes from its Forte-de-France homeport.  Barbados is on its Southern route along with St. Lucia, Trinidad, St. Kitts, Grenada and Dominica.

Royal Caribbean International's Newest And Most Innovative Ship, Anthem Of The Seas Makes Its Inaugural Visit To Barbados

Bridgetown, Nov. 16, 2015.  Royal Caribbean International's most innovative ship, Anthem of the Seas, made its inaugural call to the Bridgetown Port on Sunday. The Quantum-class ship, the newest in the impressive Royal Caribbean fleet is on a twelve-day cruise around the Caribbean. Barbados was her second stop since leaving her permanent home, Cape Liberty Cruise Port in New York on November 10.

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