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Port Launches Online Tracking For Barrels

The Barbados Port Inc (BPI) is committed to maintaining its stellar reputation as an efficient port. Having consistently won regional awards and accolades, the BPI has recently embarked on a range of initiatives aimed at establishing the Port as a fully automated, world-class entity focused on delivering exceptional customer service.

New Port Web Portal for Shipping Agents

Commercial Shippers now have the ability to track their shipment in real time on the Barbados Port Inc.’s (BPI) new web portal.  This is just one of the new services being offered as part of the BPI’s ongoing plan to streamline operations and ensure effective and efficient customer service.

Essay Winners Rewarded

Twelve outstanding students were the recipients of Apple iPads (first place), laptop computers (second place), $600 COB Credit Union savings accounts (third place), and educational materials (special mention category) when Barbados Port Inc held the Awards Ceremony for their 50th Anniversary Schools Essay Competition at the Barbados Hilton. The winning schools each received $2,000 and a trophy presented to the principals.

Receive, Store and Deliver

The Bridgetown Port operates as an RS&D port - Receive, Store and Deliver, which is its prime responsibility.
The Port is administered by a corporatised company, Barbados Port Inc. In order to achieve its mission to be a high quality provider of marine, cargo and passenger handling and other related services to seaport users locally and world-wide, Barbados Port Inc.

New Multi-purpose Loading Platform Improves Safety

Cruise passengers, Port workers and representatives of the multiple agencies that conduct business in the Port, pass by this piece of equipment every day without giving it a second glance.

The inconspicuous, orange multi-purpose loading platform operating at the cruise and cargo ships has provided a safer working environment for the dockers who service these vessels.

Concerns Trigger Action

PMAC Honour for Past Chairman Everton Walters

The Port Management Association of the Caribbean (PMAC) recognized ‘the outstanding service rendered’ by past Chairman, Everton Walters, CBE, at its fifteenth Annual General Meeting last weekend at the Courtyard by Marriott.

The designation of Honorary Member was also conferred on Walters, who served PMAC as Chairman from 2003 to 2011. A graduate of the Universities of the West Indies and Wales, he majored in Economic and Maritime Studies, respectively.

Receive Store and Deliver

This edition of Port News highlights the role of Barbados Port Inc. at the Bridgetown Port, and the interaction of the various players in cargo delivery.

RS&D - Receive, Store and Deliver

The Bridgetown Port operates as an RS&D port - Receive, Store and Deliver, which is its prime responsibility.

Cruise Ship Le Lyrial Makes Inaugural Call at Bridgetown Port

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