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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.
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"Lucky" Corey Wins Free Motor Vehicle Insurance

Here, Corey Walters, accepts his prize from a beaming Karla Yearwood, CGI’s customer service representative (marketing). 
 
HE HAS BEEN told how “lucky” he is but young Corey Walters never tried his luck at anything until around November, when he entered the CGI Consumer’s Guarantee Insurance Co. Ltd. (CGI) Win Free Insurance Promotion on the social media network, Facebook.
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Bayview Hospital Is Community-focused This Christmas

Bayview Hospital staff coming together for the Bay Primary Christmas party.

Bridgetown – Bayview Hospital has treated Bay Primary School students to a special Christmas party to raise their spirits during this year’s holiday season. This long-running Bayview staff initiative has again been commended by the local community and is just one of the Hospital’s ways of giving something back, especially at Christmas time.

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Another Mega Ship, Mein Schiff 3 Makes A Maiden Port Call To Barbados

 

Bridgetown - The fourth ship to make a maiden voyage to Barbados for the winter season, the   TUI Cruise vessel M/S Mein Schiff 3 is one of the largest expected this year.  The impressive 962ft long vessel required the full length of Berths 3 and 4 on this trip to dock.  On its next trip it will test the ship readiness of the new Berth 5, which came on stream just this month, in preparation for the island hosting two mega ships at once, M/S Mein Schiff 3 and the M/S Britannica.

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Norwegian Getaway Makes Its Inaugural Visit To Barbados

Bridgetown, November 7, 2015 - The cruise ship Norwegian Getaway made its inaugural call to the Bridgetown Port today, the third of sixteen inaugural ships expected this season. Officials of the Ministry of Tourism and International Transport, Barbados Port Inc., and shipping agents, Platinum Port Agency Inc. officially welcomed the new vessel, which was built just last year.  

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Team Barbados Going For Gold!

The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) has partnered with the Barbados Lottery to launch a new ‘scratch and win’ game to support Barbadian athletes with their preparations for the 2016 Rio Olympics. Called ‘Going for Gold’, the instant scratch tickets are available now and have a top prize of BDS $20 000.  

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CEO of Barbados Port Inc. Named as President of The Caribbean Shipping Association

Bridgetown – Barbados Port Inc. (BPI) CEO, David Jean-Marie was named the new President of the Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA) on the first day of its Annual General Meeting, Conference and Exhibition in Cartagena, Columbia. High on the meeting’s agenda was the opening up of Cuba and the completion of the Panama Canal in April 2016 which would allow container vessels of up to 13,000TEU through the canal, which is more than double the size of the ships that can now be accommodated.

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