Barbados (Bridgetown)

The Gem of the Caribbean

  • Shipping Services to Barbados

    Geest Line sail weekly from Portsmouth and Le Havre to Bridgetown Barbados with a transit time from Portsmouth of 10 days. A weekly service is offered for containers only and a break bulk service every fortnight.

    From the UK all cargo types are offered including dry, reefer, special equipment, LCL chilled as well as all types of break bulk including out of gauge cargoes.

    From Le Havre we offer a full container service including the export of vehicles.

    Geest Line are one of the few Shipping Lines in the world still offering as standard the 10ft container ideal for smaller loads and personal effects. With modern facilities at loading ports as well as destination ports Geest can offer a service to meet your requirements.

    For large heavy and out of gauge cargoes please contact our Head Office or our local agent for further information.

    About the Port of Bridgetown

    Port of Bridgetown is located on the South Western corner of the island of Barbados, at the end of the Spring Garden extension of the ABC highway linking the Grantley Adams International Airport with the Bridgetown Port. It caters to over 600 container ship calls and 450 cruise liners per year. Tonnage of cargo handled 1,175,000 tons per year. It is government owned and operated by a Government owned corporation, Barbados Port Inc.

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  • Agent Details

    Caribbean International Freight & Logistics Ltd

    1st Floor, James Fort Building,
 Hincks Street,
 St. Michael,
 Bridgetown, BB11129

    Tel: 001 246 537 1650

    Email: [email protected]
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    Website: www.cifbarbados.com

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Port of Bridgetown Facilities

  • Storage

    • 47348 sq.mts. open storage
    • Warehouse No.2 – 3972 sq.mts
    • Warehouse No.3 – 3584 sq.mts
    • Warehouse No.4 – 5314 sq.mts
    • Warehouse No.5 – 3345 sq.mts
    • Refrigeration capacity: 4958 sq.mts with 96 Reefer plugs

    Number of Berths

    • 6 berths all 9.6m deep
    • No restriction on length
  • Container Handling Equipment

    • 9 Straddle carriers
    • 2 Reach Stackers
    • 1 Taylor Top Loader
    • 1 MT Lander
    • 1 Gantry crane – capacity 37 tons spreader; 38 tons beam
    • LHM – capacity 35 tons spreader; 52 tons hook
  • Container Types Offered

    • 10ft Dry Van
    • 20ft Dry Van
    • 20ft Open Top
    • 20ft Flat Rack
    • 20ft Reefer
    • 20ft Rum Tank
    • 40ft Dry Van
    • 40ft Open Top
    • 40ft Flat Rack
    • 40ft High Cube Reefer

Barbados General Information

  • General Information

    Capital: Bridgetown
    Official Language: English
    Area: 430 sq. km.
    Population: 272,000
    Currency: Barbados Dollar (BB$) = US$0.50
    Location: Latitude 13°6.5′ N longitude 59°38.2′ W

    International Telephone Code: 246
    Normal Business Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.

    Local news for Barbados can be found at http://www.nationnews.com/

  • Local Commerce

    Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry

    Braemar Court
    Deighton Road
    St. Michael
    Barbados, W.I.

    Tel: (246) 620-4750
    Fax: (246) 620-2907

    Email: [email protected]
    http://www.barbadoschamberofcommerce.com

    Weather: http://www.barbados.org/weather.htm

  • Public Holidays

    New Year’s Day
    Errol Barrow Day (21 Jan)
    Good Friday; Easter Sunday and Monday
    May Day (May 1)
    Whit Monday
    Emancipation Day (August 1)
    Kadooment Day (first Monday in August)
    Independence Day (Nov 30)
    Christmas Day
    Boxing Day

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