Submitted by Sunisle on Tue, 2016-10-18 13:41
Today’s Port News highlights the role of Barbados Port Inc (BPI) 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.
Submitted by Sunisle on Tue, 2016-10-18 13:36
Over the years, the summer months heralded vacation travel for hundreds of Barbadians, and cruising is quickly becoming the preferred choice for many. Since the 1980s, Barbadians have watched as majestic, imposing cruise ships sailed in and out of the Bridgetown Port, bringing travellers from diverse parts of the globe. Something about these mega-ships captures the imagination. Their size has increased, and most of them boast a capacity of over 2,500 passengers, with the newer ships carrying over 3,500 passengers, plus crew.
Submitted by Sunisle on Tue, 2016-10-18 12:40
The six Barbadian nautical cadets who are enrolled at the Caribbean Maritime Institute in Jamaica are making their mark as they pursue studies in the areas of Seamanship, Navigational Watch and Marine Engineering Services. The cadets - Asha Beckles, Jeremy Bovell, Kayode Branch, Shakere Hall, Jeremy O’Dowd and Victor Cooke, are on training scholarships from Barbados Port Inc as part of the company’s succession programme to position adequately trained, young mariners to succeed retiring pilots, tug masters and marine engineers.