July 10, 2020
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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
Press Releases Uncategorized
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
Culture Press Releases Uncategorized
GBPA Acting Chair Sarah St. George and GBPA President Ian Rolle feel the Junkanoo rush alongside local groups who are preparing to put on a spectacular show during the annual parade. Describing Junkanoo as the heartbeat of the nation, Rolle encouraged all Grand Bahamians to attend and feel the rush. The Grand Bahama Port Authority […]Continue Reading
Development Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Uncategorized
Following the devastation of Hurricane Dorian, the Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) is working toward full recovery with sustainability and climate resiliency as primary considerations in restoration and rebuilding. As soon as conditions allowed, the GBPA team began exploring avenues to rebuild using more sustainable methods. “While we have always dealt with exposure to Continue Reading
Business Development Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Uncategorized
Partnerships for Recovery: GBPA in collaboration with Mercy Corps (MC), a leading global humanitarian organization, today, announced the “Restoring Industries and Sustaining Employment (RISE) Initiative. Under this initiative, micro, small and medium businesses, suffering damages or loss as a direct result of the passage of Hurricane Dorian may be eligible to receive RISE Continue Reading
Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Uncategorized
Freeport, Grand Bahama – The Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) understands that opening our skies to international travel is critical to Grand Bahama’s recovery following the devastation of Hurricane Dorian in early September. To that end, the GBPA is pleased to hail the arrival of the first international flight from Bristol, Tennessee directly to Grand […]Continue Reading
Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Uncategorized Utility
Dr. Yakov Livshitz Senior member of the Hydrological Service of Israel visited Grand Bahama and toured our well fields with the GB Utility Team to gauge salinity levels and the pace of aquifer recovery. His initial findings were very encouraging.” (Pictured from left: Remington Wilchcombe, Utility Engineering Manager and Dr. Yakov Livshitz) The Grand Bahama […]Continue Reading