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Carnival Elation Makes Her First Call to The Bridgetown Port

  Caption: Harbour Master Richard Alleyne presenting the traditional Barbados mahogany plaque to Staff Captain Salvatore Scala surrounded by Elation’s officers and officials from Platinum Port Agency, Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc, Bridgetown Cruise Terminals Inc. and BPI.
The Carnival Elation from Carnival Cruise Lines made her inaugural call to the Bridgetown Port on Sunday
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Port Workers Trained In Port Handling Best Practices Receive Certificates And Helmets

Caption: David Jean-Marie, CEO Barbados Port Inc presenting a helmet to one of the awardees
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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Caribbean Shipping Association Awards Monica Silvera Scholarship

Caption: Michael Weetch, Director, BPI (right), presenting the Barbados plaque to Captain Andrea Catalani (left)
Kingston –- The Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA) yesterday presented the Monica Silvera Scholarship to eight Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) students at the Pegasus Jamaica Hotel.  The scholarship, named in honour of the CSA’s first female Executive Vice President, is to fund their studies at the CMI.  
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Bridgetown Port Welcomes Carnival Sunshine

Caption: Michael Weetch, Director, BPI (right), presenting the Barbados plaque to Captain Andrea Catalani (left)
Officials at the Bridgetown Port welcomed the Carnival Sunshine on its inaugural visit to Barbados last Friday.
The newly renovated vessel, now the lead ship of the Destiny-class of cruise ships operated by Carnival Cruise Line, previously sailed into Barbados as the Carnival Destiny.
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AIDAmar Makes Inaugural Call

  Aidamar made its inaugural visit to Barbados

Barbados on Saturday welcomed the 13th vessel to make an inaugural call at the Bridgetown Port during this winter season.

The Carnival Corporation German cruise ship, AIDAmar, one of the Sphinx-series vessels, brought 2 680 passengers and 630 crew to the island. 

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Luxury Ship Star Pride Starts Cruise Season in Barbados

Luxury ship Star Pride made its maiden voyage to Barbados 
Bridgetown, Saturday Nov. 21-- Recently the buzz in the local cruise industry has been about the arrival of mega ships to the Bridgetown Port, however, on Saturday the Windstar ship Star Pride, a smaller boutique brand, made its maiden voyage to Barbados, trumpeting all the virtues of small, quaint and intimate cruising. 
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