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The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) is pleased to confirm the delivery of two new medical X-ray machines to Grand Bahama Health Services, to aid in the fight against COVID-19 on Grand Bahama. The GBPA previously announced procurement of the machines to support the Grand Bahama Health Services’ frontline medical team. This critical diagnostic […]Continue Reading
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TARGETING 200 SMALL BUSINESSES: Through the RISE initiative, Mercy Corps and the Grand Bahama Port Authority, with generous financial support from Bacardi and the American Red Cross, will support 200 businesses with grants, in-depth training and mentoring to drive economic recovery on Grand Bahama Island.  The programme offers up to $10K in disaster recovery funding […]Continue Reading
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The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) advises that there are existing mechanisms to ensure the transparency of the Grand Bahama Power Company’s (GBPC) recently-announced Storm Recovery and Stabilization (SRS) charge. As the utilities Regulatory Authority in the City of Freeport, GBPA implemented a Regulatory Framework and Operating Protocol (“Framework”) in Continue Reading
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The Grand Bahama Utility Company Limited (GBUC) is forging ahead with its strategy to return potable water to the Grand Bahama community. In late January, Philcher Grant, Director of Group Corporate Affairs & Government Relations at Port Group, Limited, announced the GBUC’s strategic two-part plan. Following this statement, the GBUC began releasing video weekly updates Continue Reading
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The GBUC is focused on the continued treating, monitoring and testing of our water. Our latest results indicate an increase in providing fresher water across the island. Additionally, the GBUC engaged the services of Florida Spectrum Environmental Inc., a certified full-service testing laboratory, to collect water samples from all Wellfields to validate water quality and Continue Reading
Business Development Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Uncategorized
PARTNERSHIP FOR ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT: Bacardi pledges close to $1M in support funding for businesses impacted by Hurricane Dorian, during a press conference and ceremonial signing last week. The iconic global organization joins implementing partners, GBPA and MC, on the RISE Grant Initiative. Picture from left to right, is Al Panico, Field Representative, American Red Continue Reading
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Freeport, Grand Bahama – Director of Group Corporate Affairs and Government Relations at Port Group, Limited (PGL), Philcher Grant, today announced the promotion of Glendia Sweeting as Manager of Group Corporate Affairs at Port Group Limited. “Mrs. Sweeting has worked in various capacities within the group of companies, and we are confident that her knowledge […]Continue Reading
Development Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Uncategorized
The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) is firmly committed to the continued restoration and economic recovery of the city of Freeport and Grand Bahama Island. Of paramount focus is the full return of international flights and the rebuilding of a permanent airport facility to boost the economy. “Given the inevitable reduction, due to the […]Continue Reading
Business Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Uncategorized
The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) and Mercy Corps International (MC) awarded a number of grants valued at over $40,000 to local businesses to assist with their business recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian. The grants are part of GBPA’s small business economic recovery program, and a partnership initiative with MC entitled Restoring […]Continue Reading
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The Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) was pleased to award Latoya Saunders of the Kingdom Worship Center the grand prize in this holiday season’s ‘Deck the Circles’ competition. Funded by the GBPA, the festively lit and decorated malls across the island have brought smiles to the faces of Grand Bahamians for many years and kicked […]Continue Reading