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Business Development Press Releases Uncategorized
Pictured: American Red Cross representatives visited with GBPA’s Business Development team recently to discuss the RISE Grant Initiative. Pictured from left to right: LaShawn Dames, GBPA Business Services Manager; Alejandro de Castillo, Senior Shelter & Wash Coordinator and Lead Consultant, AmRC Evaluation;  Derek Newbold, Sr. Manager of Business Development for GBPA Continue Reading
Business Development Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Support
June 24, 2021 – Freeport Bahamas – Grand Bahama businesses continue to make significant strides in rebuilding their operations post-Hurricane Dorian and midst the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, many of them have evolved to be more resilient, efficient and better positioned to face future crises. For organizers of the Small Business Recovery (SBR) […]Continue Reading
Development Environmental Issues Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Public Notice Utility
  June 16, 2021 – Freeport, The Bahamas – The Grand Bahama Utility Company (GBUC) is pleased to provide an update on the development of its new three-million-gallon Reverse Osmosis (RO) plant and the return of full potability to customers across Grand Bahama. Development of the $5 million facility has entered the next phase with the […]Continue Reading
Development Environmental Issues Press Releases REEF
  June 8, 2021 – Freeport, Grand Bahama: In 2020, The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) launched the Revitalization and Economic Expansion of Freeport (REEF) Committee as part of its continuing effort to revitalize Grand Bahama’s economy following Hurricane Dorian and during the ongoing pandemic. REEF comprises a broad representation of Freeport business Continue Reading
Business Development Press Releases Uncategorized Utility
  May 5, 2021 – Freeport, The Bahamas – Timely, ongoing maintenance of the Grand Bahama Utility Company’s (GBUC’s) water distribution system is critical to delivering safe, reliable water to all residents. As part of its leak detection program, GBUC has collaborated with engineering and surveying firm McKim & Creed to provide leak detection services […]Continue Reading
Business Development Events Press Releases
This summer, hundreds and perhaps thousands of Bahamian businesses will witness a major transformational event and play a significant and active role in it. The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) is pleased to advise that, on Saturday, June 12, 2021, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line’s (RCCL) Adventure of the Seas will set sail from the […]Continue Reading
Business Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Support
It has been eighteen months since the passage of Hurricane Dorian and fifteen months since the Restoring Industries, Sustaining Employment (RISE) initiative journey began. While evidence of the catastrophic Category Five storm is still very much apparent, so too is the reemergence of more resilient pockets of economic activity throughout the length and breadth of […]Continue Reading
Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Support
With the support of the Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA), Genesis Academy will once again provide teaching and training to Grand Bahama’s teens. Genesis Academy, located in the Children’s Village in Freeport, was devastated by floodwater during Hurricane Dorian in September 2019, destroying most of the interior, the roof and the students’ agriculture and Continue Reading
Environmental Issues Press Releases
A partnership between the Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA), Reach Out Crash Crew (ROCC) and Sanitation Services Limited (SSL) is helping our island clean up and remain clean as the city continues to recover from the damaging effects of Hurricane Dorian. Since Dorian’s passing in September 2019, the island of Grand Bahama has undergone […]Continue Reading
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