November 27, 2020
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Business COVID-19 Press Releases Support Uncategorized
Last week, the Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) welcomed hundreds of its licensees, entrepreneurs and other interested parties to the launch of partner MicroMentor’s Virtual Marketplace. On October 28-29, 2020, MicroMentor, the world’s largest community of entrepreneurs and experienced volunteer business mentors, with the support of the GBPA, hosted Continue Reading
Business COVID-19 Events Press Releases Support
October 27, 2020 – Freeport, Grand Bahama: Throughout 2020, the Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) has been pleased to partner with MicroMentor, the world’s largest community of entrepreneurs and experienced volunteer business mentors, to benefit Freeport’s business owners and entrepreneurs. Today, we are pleased to share the news of Continue Reading
Business COVID-19 Press Releases Support
BENEFICIAL PARTNERSHIPS:103 businesses across Grand Bahama received SBR grants. “We are extremely grateful to our GBPA partners for sharing their wealth of knowledge and experience in small business support, which provided a data-driven approach to reaching businesses most in need. Likewise, we are appreciative of the support extended from the Access Accelerator Continue Reading
Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Support Uncategorized
With the support of the Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) Limited, Genesis Academy’s Principal, Dr. Ricardo Major, and his staff will restart in-person lessons at the facility in late November. Genesis Academy offers Programme S.U.R.E. (Success Ultimately Reassures Everybody), a subset of the Government of The Bahamas’ Ministry of Education (MOE). The Programme is Continue Reading
Press Releases Uncategorized Utility
With the evolving global pandemic COVID-19, these are unprecedented times and the Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA), in our role as regulator, must balance the need for a healthy electric utility with upgraded technology and infrastructure, against the needs of the consumer and the island’s economy. As such, the GBPA has worked together with […]Continue Reading
Business COVID-19 Development Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases REEF Uncategorized
In response to the Prime Minister’s request for new and innovative ideas to revitalize the Bahamian economy, and as a reaction to the economic challenges brought on by Covid-19 and Hurricanes Matthew and Dorian, the Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) Limited launched a working committee entitled the Revitalization and Economic Expansion of Freeport (REEF).  REEF’s […]Continue Reading
COVID-19 Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Support
Providing business services, utilities and investments are among the Grand Bahama Port Authority’s (GBPA) core responsibilities. But a healthy economy requires a skilled and capable workforce, and the GBPA embraces their mantra, “to better the lives of the Grand Bahama community and, by extension, The Bahamas”. For over 20 years, the GBPA has assisted the Government […]Continue Reading
COVID-19 Development Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Utility
One month after its most recent update to the public on its progress to return water potability to Grand Bahama residents island-wide, the Grand Bahama Utility Company (GBUC) has received regulatory approval that deems 70% of the island’s water safe to drink. Following the devastation of Hurricane Dorian, which inundated the majority of GBUC’s wellfields […]Continue Reading
COVID-19 Environmental Issues Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases
The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) is progressing on its initiative to rid Freeport of the unsanitary and unsightly problem of derelict vehicles in and around residential and commercial areas and on verges. “In June 2020, we advised that the GBPA was partnering with the Royal Bahamas Police Force and Department of Environmental Health […]Continue Reading