Barbados Port Crowns New Calypso Monarch

New Calypso king of Barbados Port Inc. (BPI) Roger “Aleph” Collymore stole the show last Friday night at the Transit Shed No 3 dethroning double crown queen, Jacque “Jackson Unplugged” Collis at the annual BPI Calypso Monarch competition.

Caribbean Shipping Association's 47th Annual General Meeting, Conference & Exhibition

Barbados will be the 2017 venue of the Caribbean region's premier shipping conference, when that nation’s maritime community welcomes delegates attending the Caribbean Shipping Associations’ (CSA) 47th Annual General Meeting, Conference and Exhibition, from October 9 – 11.

Barbados Port Inc. and the Shipping Association of Barbados will host the proceedings, which are to be held at the Hilton Barbados Hotel, Bridgetown.

Mein Schiff 4 cruises into Barbados for the first time

The Barbados Port Inc. (BPI) has officially greeted the Captain and crew of German cruise ship Mein Schiff 4 at the Bridgetown Port last Friday during an inaugural ceremony onboard the vessel. It was the second time in a week that the BPI had welcomed a cruise ship on its maiden voyage; French cruise ship Le Soléal also docked at the Port in the same week, bringing hundreds of cruise ship passengers to our shores.

Lewis/Wickham Boardwalk in Bridgetown reopens

Barbados Port Inc. (BPI) today announced that the renovations to the Lewis/Wickham Boardwalk is completed, and that boat users and pedestrians can safely resume use of the waterway and walkway between the Chamberlain Lift Bridge and the traffic lights by Chefette Restaurant.

The Bridgetown Port - A Record of Contribution and Service

As we celebrate 47 years of Independence, this is a time to review the past and look to the future.  This has been a strategic policy of the Bridgetown Port from inception.

The Port is a major port of entry for 90% of the goods used in the manufacturing and retail sectors in Barbados.  A major part of its responsibility has been dedicated to supporting businesses in the import/export trade, a job that it carries out without any government subsidies, unlike the majority of ports in the region.

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.

The Bridgetown Port an RS&D Port

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.