May 11, 2021
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COVID-19 Press Releases Support Uncategorized
The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) has joined forces with the Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) and the Grand Bahama Health Services (GBHS) to provide a safe and hygienic environment to administer the much-anticipated AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to Grand Bahamians and residents. As the Government of The Bahamas makes preparations to distribute the vaccine, Continue Reading
COVID-19 Events
December 17th – Freeport, Grand Bahama – The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA), along with the Grand Bahama Power Company (GBPC) and iElite Sports Academy based out of Nassau, Bahamas, is pleased to be among the sponsors of the upcoming New Balance Future Stars Series (NBFSS) 2020 World Combine international baseball tournament, taking place […]Continue Reading
COVID-19 Press Releases
December 8, 2020 – Freeport, Grand Bahama – The Grand Bahama Disaster Relief Foundation (GBDRF), together with valued partners Zeta Rho Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. and Kappa Lambda Lambda, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., has provided much needed healthy food supplies to disadvantaged families across the island of Grand Bahama. Although more […]Continue Reading
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
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