March 5, 2021
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Events Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Uncategorized
Each anniversary of Independence, we honour our forefathers for their invaluable contributions to building this small, but great and proud sovereign nation. It has been a challenging ten months for all Grand Bahamians and, at this time of Independence, the Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) thought it fitting to honour those who so tragically […]Continue Reading
Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Support Uncategorized
The Grand Bahama Disaster Relief Foundation (GBDRF), the charitable arm of the Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA), and its partners are proud to support over 600 local families, who have safely returned to their own homes, for the first time, since the devastation of Hurricane Dorian. It has been the collaborative effort and successful partnership […]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
Environmental Issues Press Releases Uncategorized
The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) is partnering with the Royal Bahamas Police Force and Department of Environmental Health to bring resolve to the dangerous and unsightly problem of dumping derelict vehicles in and around residential and commercial areas and on verges. Since the passing of Hurricane Dorian, residents of Grand Bahama continue to […]Continue Reading
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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