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Barbados: Seaport joins airport as COVID-19 logistics hub

The Bridgetown Port is now a logistics hub for the rest of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) during the COVID-19 pandemic.

And officials are touting the development as a major boost towards Barbados achieving its goal of becoming the main hub for the southern Caribbean.

The initiative was launched Wednesday by port officials, the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), and the government of Canada in what is being called an Integrated Regional Logistics Hub (IRLH) at the Bridgetown Port.

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