New Coast Guard Base to Cost $59.5m

Wednesday, August 23, 2006
The Barbados Coast Guard will soon be able to take up residence in its new base on Spring Garden, a project that is costing the government $59.5m. Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office, Reverend Joseph Atherley revealed this, while speaking at the St Ann’s Fort during the 27th Anniversary parade of the Barbados Defence Force (BDF). Saying that the base will be outfitted with the most cutting edge equipment, the Minister noted that this base must serve as a hub in the Southern Caribbean. Additionally the new base will allow the berthing of larger naval and Coast Guard vessel from regional and international partners.
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