September 26, 2020
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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
COVID-19 Press Releases Support Technology
The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) announces the launch of a digital food voucher programme in the Kanoo Pays app to support the efforts of the Grand Bahama Food Distribution Task Force to provide food for the most vulnerable families on Grand Bahama. The GBPA, a member of the Food Distribution Task Force’s steering […]Continue Reading
COVID-19 Environmental Issues Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases
The City Maintenance & Management Department of the Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) is collaborating with the Disaster Reconstruction Authority (DRA) to carry out post-hurricane debris collection and disposal in private subdivisions. The effort kicked off on Friday, August 7, 2020 in the Sunset and Regency subdivisions.  The teams moved onto debris Continue Reading
COVID-19 Press Releases Utility
Since Hurricane Dorian’s devastating impacts in September 2019, the Grand Bahama Utility Company (GBUC) has been working to restore island-wide water potability to the island’s residents. GBUC’s efforts to return the island to full potability have been severely hampered by the effects of the global pandemic. Disruptions to the supply chain, access to new equipment, […]Continue Reading
Business COVID-19 Development Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Uncategorized
TEAM EFFORT – Supporting the recovery of livelihood businesses on Grand Bahama is the primary focus of the SBR grant program, a partnership initiative between BRCS and GBPA.  To date, 32 micro and small business owners have received a total of nearly $160K in funding as a result of the program. Pictured are SBR team […]Continue Reading
Business COVID-19 Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Support
Earlier this month, executives of The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) and The Bahamas Red Cross Society (BRC) concluded the first round of their Small Business Recovery (SBR) grant program, awarding over 30 grants to local businesses. The partnership initiative, launched in early May and focused exclusively on micro-businesses including vendor permit holders on Continue Reading
COVID-19 Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Support
Grand Bahama residents continue to recover from the extraordinary impacts of Hurricane Dorian. Sadly, with extensive damage to the Grand Bahama Children’s Home (GBCH), thirty-two youngsters experienced some of the storm’s worst impacts. “Thankfully, full restoration of the Home is underway,” said Sarah St. George, Acting Chairman of the Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited Continue Reading