Shipping icon Frank Hassell passes away
Frank Hassell (Source: EHS Instagram)
Former Managing Director of Eric Hassell and Son Limited, Frank Hassell has died.
There will be a church service at the St George Parish Church on Thursday morning.
The son of local shipping icon Captain Eric Hassell, Frank joined the joined Eric Hassell and Son Ltd in 1994 and he led the company until December 2007.
Eric Hassell and Son Limited and its associated companies – Eric Hassell Shipping, Blue Waters Shipping and EHS Freightliner Limited, focus on shipping and logistics and is considered one of the larger agencies in Barbados.
Eric Hassell Shipping is the local shipping agent for Seaboard Marine. A leading shipping line based in Miami with weekly arrivals in Barbados, while Blue Waters Shipping is the local shipping agent for MSC, the world’s second-largest shipping line in container vessel capacity offering regular Barbados arrivals from China, India and other Far East destinations. EHS Freightliner is a local leading off-port LCL warehouse, offering unstuffing, bonded storage and customized logistical support for frequent importers.
Frank Hassell will be cremated after the thanksgiving service.
As a sign of respect, the offices of Eric Hassell Shipping Ltd, Blue Waters Shipping Ltd and EHS Freightliner Ltd will be closed Thursday, September 19, 2019, and reopen for business on Friday, September 20, 2019.