Deono James

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.

Barbados Port Inc. supporting restoration of historic East Point Lighthouse

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.

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.

Barbados Port Inc. welcomes Le Soléal for inaugural call

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.

Svitzer donates defibrillator to the Port

Barbados Port Inc. (BPI) on Monday received a donation to its onsite medical facility of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Lifepak Defibrillator from international tug operator Svitzer. The new AED machine will benefit both locals and BPI visitors in emergencies where it is necessary to resuscitate individuals who have stopped breathing or their heart has stopped.

Barbados Port Inc. to showcase Barbadian artists

Bridgetown – The Barbados Port Inc. (BPI) today hosted a Commissioning Ceremony for eight specially selected murals by Barbadian artists to be painted on the doors of the homeport terminal at Shed 3. The project coincides with this year’s 50th Anniversary of Independence and is designed to enhance the overall experience of cruise ship passengers as they officially enter and exit the island.

BPI Signs MOU With Ports Of Tenerife

Barbados Port Inc (BPI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ports of Tenerife, Spain on Wednesday August 17.

The MOU is a direct result of discussions which took place for the Barbados 50 Yacht Race. The Barbados 50 got underway in London on the 31st July, then proceeded to Falmouth. The vessels will then continue via Spain, the Canary Islands and the East Coast of Africa, before crossing the Atlantic to arrive in Barbados before November 30.

Partial Closure Of The Lewis/Wickham Boardwalk In Bridgetown

Barbados Port Inc. (BPI) today announced that a section of the Lewis/Wickham Boardwalk in Bridgetown will be closed for refurbishment from Monday, June 27, 2016, for a period of six to eight weeks, to allow contractors, PNC Construction and Equipment Rentals Inc., to do refurbishment work on a section of the boardwalk, between the lift bridge and the lights by Cheffette Restaurants.

Port Workers Trained In Port Handling Best Practices Receive Certificates and Helmets

Bridgetown- - Employees of Barbados Port Inc. (BPI) were awarded certificates and decal helmets during a presentation ceremony held at Solidarity House on Tuesday.

The 54 employees (20 dockers, 20 equipment operators, nine supervisors and five senior officers), who participated in a five-week training programme aimed at improving the operational skills of the workforce, received certificates in Stevedoring Foundation Skills Level I, Operations Level II and Assessment Level IV.

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