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

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.

Marine Cadets Shine at the Caribbean Maritime Institute

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.