Submitted by Pamala Proverbs on Tue, 2018-04-10 17:18
Barbados Port Inc. (BPI) continued its program of environmental sustainability and stakeholder support with the donation of freighting pallets to the Rural Development Commission on Friday.
The donation is in keeping with BPI’s mission to have an accessible port with a strategic corporate social responsibility focus. The pallets will be used in the Barbados Sustainability Recovery Program, which focuses on reducing the food bill at rural homes and sustainable, healthy lifestyles.
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 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.
Submitted by Pamala Proverbs on Fri, 2017-05-12 14:31
Barbados Port Inc. (BPI) has proudly announced its involvement in the restoration of the historic East Point Lighthouse in St. Philip. The restoration project, to be performed by Hinds Transport Services Ltd. and overseen by the BPI, commenced last month marked by an official ceremony and the initial removal of tree branches which have penetrated the building over time.
Submitted by Pamala Proverbs on Wed, 2017-04-05 14:44
The Barbados Port Inc. (BPI) yesterday welcomed French cruise ship Le Soléal to the Bridgetown Port for the first time at an official inaugural ceremony. The seven-deck ship, renowned for its expedition-style cruises, arrived in Barbados from Venezuela and has now set sail for Martinique; its last stop on its 17-day cruise.