Submitted by Pamala Proverbs on Thu, 2018-01-04 13:08
The arrival of Costa Pacifica, one cruise liner in Costa’s fleet of 12, was marked on Dec. 19 by an inaugural ceremony and plaque exchange between the ship’s captain Roberto Bosio and Assistant Manager, Port Security Services, Lieutenant Commander Fernella Cordle.
This inaugural ceremony marked the 12th ceremony and plaque exchange held this season. These inaugural ceremonies are held to officially acknowledge the vessel’s first arrival at Port of Bridgetown.
Submitted by Pamala Proverbs on Wed, 2017-12-13 08:52
Barbados Port Inc. welcomed the stylish MSC Fantasia to the Port of Bridgetown for its inaugural call last Friday morning. The 18-deck ship is the first Italian ship of the Fantasia-class. It has been in operation since 2008 and offers a typical Italian atmosphere onboard.
Submitted by Pamala Proverbs on Tue, 2017-12-05 09:48
Barbados is on track to have a record number of cruise arrivals again this year, and just four weeks into the cruise season, the Bridgetown Port has seen an almost record number of inaugurals, including the Marella Discovery 2.
Submitted by Pamala Proverbs on Thu, 2017-11-16 17:05
It is evident that Barbados is one of the most popular cruise destinations in the world, welcoming yet another vessel to these shores. On Wednesday, November 8, Royal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas docked at the Bridgetown Port for the first time.
Submitted by Pamala Proverbs on Mon, 2017-08-14 09:54
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.
Submitted by Pamala Proverbs on Thu, 2017-08-03 08:58
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.
Deono James is a young, aspiring, professional body builder. He has been an employee of Barbados Port Inc. for eleven years, and is the son of Vincent Gill, a dedicated member of the Port staff. Deono began his stint as a casual worker, and has recently become a permanent member of staff, (Shed Attendant) assigned to the Terminal Operations Department.
Submitted by Pamala Proverbs on Mon, 2017-06-26 11:28
Barbados’ thriving cruise industry received a further boost on Thursday when the Disney Cruise Line's mega cruise ship Disney Fantasy made its inaugural call on the Bridgetown Port carrying approximately 3500 passengers and 1500 crew.
Disney Fantasy is the sister ship to Disney Dream both of which were designed for guests of all ages with experiences such as exploring the universes of Star Wars and Marvel, to shopping at unique onboard venues, a virtual Disney World experience on the sea.