BARBADOS PORT INC

EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH PROGRAMME

Managed by the Market Development & Public Relations (MDPR) Department

GUIDELINES FOR TOURS OF THE PORT

NOTE: All Schools/Institutions/Groups seeking to arrange a Tour of the Port are required to adhere to the following Guidelines

  • Place a call to the Market Development & Public Relations Department (434-6100 Ext 4211) to book a tentative tour date
  • Transportation: The School/Institution/Group is required to provide transportation as tours are conducted in the vehicle.  The tour will be conducted in ONE vehicle.
  • Maximum students/persons accepted: 40
  • Age Limit: students from 5 years old are eligible to tour the Port
  • Time: All tours commence at 1000 hours (10.00 am) promptly
  • Duration of Tour: Between one and two hours depending on the age of the participants and the purpose of the tour
  • Educational Focus: Tours of the Port combine the knowledge gained with a fun experience.  Students should be prepared to treat the activity as a learning project
  • Tour Guide: The Port provides a Tour Guide, who will meet the vehicle at the Main Gate of the Port (up from Trevor’s Way) for the tour                                               

ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS / SECURITY CLEARANCE FOR TOUR CONFIRMATION

  • A letter should be addressed to the Manager, Security Services, Barbados Port Inc, University Row, Bridgetown, requesting permission to tour the Port
  • The letter must include the date requested, a list of all persons entering including the names and addresses of the drivers of the vehicles transporting said persons must be supplied to security prior to entry being granted 
  •  , and a contact telephone number
  • The letter must reach Barbados Port Inc one week prior to the date requested for the tour
  • Confirmation of the tour will be communicated to the contact person named in the letter by way of a follow up call from the MDPR Department

Did You Know?

Work on the construction of the Deep Water Harbour commenced in June 1957?