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(Bird Rock, Basseterre——ST.KITTS) St. Christopher Air & Sea Ports Authority (SCASPA) extended a warm welcome to the School Ship Libertador Simon Bolivar (BE-11) on its visit at Port Zante, St. Kitts earlier today, Tuesday 25th April 2023.

SCASPA is certainly honored to receive this iconic vessel and its crew as part of the XXXIII overseas training cruise ‘CARIBE 2023’.

We are delighted to inform all citizens and residents that the School Ship will be open for visits after today‘s welcoming ceremony.

This presents a unique opportunity for visitors to dive into the rich history of one of the barques built as a training vessel for the Venezuelan Navy.

The Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has informed us that the visiting dates for the School Ship Libertador Simon Bolivar are as follows;

✅Wednesday 26th April from 10 AM to 4 PM.
✅Thursday 27th April from 9 AM to 4 PM.
✅Friday 28th April from 11 AM to 4 PM.

The location of the vessel will be at PIER 2, Port Zante.

We encourage all visitors to take advantage of this rare opportunity to explore and learn more about this fascinating vessel and the important role it has played in Venezuelan maritime history.

Once again, SCASPA welcomes the School Ship Libertador Simon Bolivar to our port and wish the crew a pleasant and fruitful stay in our beautiful sweet sugar city St. Kitts