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
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