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  • 22 April 2013

    MultiClient Geophysical ASA (MCG) is pleased to announce the completion of the MC2D-MCG1281 survey in Barbados. The first phase of the seismic survey was acquired in  2012 and comprised of 3,856 km. The second phase has added another 3,020 km and was completed on 17 April 2013. The 6,876 km survey has been recently funded by the oil industry. The already […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    MultiClient Geophysical ASA (MCG) announces the completion of the MC2D-MCG1281 survey in Barbados. The first phase of the seismic survey was acquired in 2012 and comprised of 3,856 km. The second phase has added another 3,020 km and was completed on 17 April 2013. The 6,876 km survey has been recently funded by the oil […]

  • 1 May 2015

    ION Geophysical Corporation yesterday announced completion of the company’s Barbados Reprocessing project, in coordination with the recent announcement of Barbados’ 2015 Offshore Licensing Campaign. Heightened interest in oil and gas exploration throughout the Caribbean has stimulated new licensing rounds and boosted demand for superior geophysical data, ION said. ION’s Barbados Reprocessing is a multi-client two-dimensional (2D) seismic program encompassing more […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    ION Geophysical Corporation has completed the company’s Barbados Reprocessing project, in coordination with the recent announcement of Barbados’ 2015 offshore licensing campaign. ION’s Barbados Reprocessing is a multi-client two-dimensional (2D) seismic program encompassing more than 9,000 km of newly imaged pre-stack time migration (PSTM) and pre-stack depth migration (PSDM) data. According to ION, the reprocessed […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Barbados could harness the energy from the ocean using ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) system in five years. Barbados’ Minister for Energy, Senator Darcy Boyce, said in front of the Senate that the necessary steps to develop OTEC plant will soon be taken, according to Loop News Service. The announcemet was made as the Energy Minister […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The government of Barbados has opened a tender for consulting services for a wide range of technical studies related to the build-out of large-scale ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) and offshore wind projects.

  • 26 October 2018

    An 11-strong delegation from the Government of Barbados has visited the Orkney Islands and Glasgow to find out more about the progressing marine energy sector in Scotland.

  • 18 July 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    The government of Barbados has invited expressions of interest for a wide range of studies that would ultimately lead to the construction of a large-scale offshore wind (bottom-fixed or floating) or ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) project.

  • 30 April 2015
    Project & Tenders

    The Government of Barbados and BHP Billiton signed exploration licences for two offshore blocks, Carlisle Bay and Bimshire.  These blocks are approximately 40 kilometers southeast of the island nation, total about 5,000 square kilometers and are located in waters ranging from approximately 1,200 to 2,000 meters in depth. Upon approval by the Government of an […]

  • 17 September 2012

      Royal Caribbean has introduced plan to make partnership with the Barbados government for the construction of a new port in Bridgetown. George Hutson, the Barbados Minister of International Transport and International Business, said: “If we are going to remain relevant, if we are going to capitalise on the opportunities available from cruise tourism, we […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Barbados and BHP Billiton today signed exploration licences for two offshore blocks, Carlisle Bay and Bimshire. These blocks are approximately 40 kilometers southeast of the island nation, total about 5,000 square kilometres and are located in waters ranging from approximately 1,200 to 2,000 metres in depth. Upon approval by the Government of […]

  • 31 May 2006

    Authorities in Barbados are trying to identify the bodies of 11 young West African men found in a boat which had been adrift for months. It is thought the men were part of a group of about 50 immigrants whose ship got lost while en route to Spain’s Canary Islands from West Africa, drifting thousands […]

  • 16 September 2012

    Royal Caribbean has introduced plan to make partnership with the Barbados government for the construction of a new port in Bridgetown. George Hutson, the Barbados Minister of International Transport and International Business, said: “If we are going to remain relevant, if we are going to capitalise on the opportunities available from cruise tourism, we must […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance

     Barbados Port Inc. has teamed up with RightShip to develop an incentive program encouraging more efficient vessels to the port. During the 1st Hemispheric Seminar on Port Legislation held in Montevideo on the 24-25 November David Jean Marie, CEO of Barbados Port and Anuj Chopra, RightShip’s Vice-President – Americas, signed a letter of intent to […]

  • 10 August 2006

    THE number of cruise ship passengers arriving into the island between the first six months of this year has dropped by 17 per cent when compared to the same period in 2005. This comes despite the fact that the number of ships coming into the port has increased from 240 to 272, or 13.3 per […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    A Caribbean centre for renewable energy and energy efficiency will be based in Barbados, the country’s Energy Minister Darcy Boyce announced. During the meeting with Italy’s Special Envoy to the Caribbean, Paolo Serpi, Boyce told the Italian diplomat that the centre, which is expected to be inaugurated at the end of October, would ensure that […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Authorities & Government, Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    Barbados’ Minister for Energy Darcy Boyce has announced that a prefeasibility study to assess the commercial potential of ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) will be carried out in Barbados next year.

  • 18 January 2008

    Two men from Liverpool have helped set a new record for rowing across the Atlantic ocean. Film-maker Stuart Kershaw and property developer Oliver Dudley landed in Barbados last night.

  • 18 May 2005

    An American couple that disappeared during a Caribbean cruise probably fell overboard, officials in Puerto Rico said Monday. The 71-year-old man and 67-year-old woman aboard the Carnival Destiny disappeared Thursday between the islands of Barbados and Aruba, said U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer Omar Barrera.

  • 16 September 2007

    For nearly a decade, Arnie Gemino has been thrilling tourists from Alaska to Barbados with superfast motor boat rides. Not the traditional slowpoke tour boats, Gemino’s sleek, brightly colored vessels dart across the open seas carrying dozens of white-knuckled passengers at speeds up to 55 miles per hour.

  • 16 August 2007

    Hydro and telephone workers join residents and curious onlookers yesterday as the Aurora, a $3-million yacht destined for Barbados, is transported from Kanter Yachts in St. Thomas along Sunset Drive (Highway 4) through the village of Union to Port Stanley, where it will be launched. Crews were kept busy dismantling overhead cables so the 75-tonne […]

  • 18 October 2006

    THE US$200 MILLION yacht docked in Carlisle Bay belongs to billionaire philanthropist Paul Gardner Allen. The 127-metre (416-foot) MY Octopus, a regular visitor to Barbados, was launched in 2003 as the world’s largest yacht, though it is fourth in the list of motor yachts by length.