Construction of the new, expanded Shallow Draught Marina is one of the transformative infrastructure projects as outlined in the Barbados Port Inc. Masterplan 2020-2030.


Project Objectives

To improve the marina slip availability in Barbados to meet demand and provide a haven for pleasure craft and commercial tourism vessels.

Project Description

This project comprises of the following:

  • Construction of an additional 70 berths
  • Construction of a commercial building
  • Storage facilities for boat owners/operators
  • Construction of a fish and farmer’s market
  • Construction of a minimart
  • Construction of a fuel dock
  • Construction of a new Roll On/Roll Off dock for ferry and inter-island schooner services
  • Construction of wave attenuation structures to improve conditions during the swell periods.

Beneficiaries: Yacht & pleasure craft owners; entrepreneurs

Start date: February 2022

Duration: 24 months

Financiers: IDB Invest

Main contractor: Preconco

Supervisory Engineer: CASSE Engineering

Status: Active

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