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BARBADOS PORT INC

BRIDGETOWN PORT HAS TWO HUNDRED CARGO EMPLOYEES, AND IS EQUIPPED TO HANDLE OVER 100,000 CONTAINERS PER YEAR.

says Mr. Jean-Marie. “We are one part of a coordinated effort across the industry to promote efficient shipping. By ‘acting local’ and protecting our port environment, we are part of a larger global movement intent on reducing the carbon footprint of the shipping industry.”

HEALTHY EMPLOYEES Barbados Port Inc.’s workers are organized into task forces charged with looking after specific areas of health and safety. As a result of concurrent training in health and safety standards, plus mandated annual visits to the onsite health clinic, the

THE CERTIFIED DOCKERS, BPI MANAGEMENT, EMERSON ALLEYNE (SHIPPING ASSOCIATION OF BARBADOS), SIR ROY TROTMAN, AND KEITH WILSON, AFTER THE CERTIFICATE PRESENTATION (MISSING DOCKERS: GEORGE KING AND CORDIA WARD) (IMAGE CREDIT: WILLIE ALLEYNE).

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employee accident rate and sick days at Bridgetown Port have recently undergone a rapid decline. “For employees to work efficiently, and for them to be authentically friendly with our cruise visitors, they must be healthy and in good spirits,” says Mr. Jean-Marie.

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