New Vessel In Coast Guard’s Fleet

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The Barbados Coast Guard’s (BCG) fleet has been strengthened with the inclusion of Endurance – a patrol craft – which was donated by the People’s Republic of China. And, during the Christening Ceremony at HMBS Pelican last Friday, Chief of Staff of the Barbados Defence Force, Colonel Glyne Grannum, said the vessel would help in capacity building, as his organisation …

BDF To Name New Coast Guard Vessel

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The Barbados Defence Force will formally name and bring into service a new 958Y inshore vessel on Friday, July 20, at the Barbados Coast Guard’s HMBS PELICAN. The vessel, to be named ENDURANCE, is part of the military equipment package donated by the People’s Republic of China. It will join three others in the inshore patrol class fleet of vessels …

Training In Fisheries Prosecution & Interdiction

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Twenty persons who have border security responsibilities are now more knowledgeable about the procedures to follow while enforcing the laws under the Fisheries Act and Regulations. Officers from the Regional Security System (RSS) Coast Guard and Marine Police Units have participated in the RSS’ three-week Fisheries Prosecution and Interdiction Course, which will culminate tomorrow, Friday, October 20, with a closing …

Over 100 Evacuated From Dominica

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The Barbados Coast Guard has evacuated over 100 persons from Dominica to date, and it is anticipated that its disaster relief operations would continue into November 2017. This disclosure has come from the Barbados Defence Force’s (BDF) Public Relations Officer, Captain Maria Moore, who said the Barbados Coast Guard vessels were continuing to transport disaster response personnel and relief supplies …