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Carnival commits to building largest floating dock at GB Shipyard


The redevelopment of the Grand Bahama Shipyard has become a prime focus of Carnival Corporation & PLC executives, who are now in discussions to build one of the world’s largest dockyard services and rebuild the industrial site into a Maritime Center of Americas. Details of the upcoming project was revealed by Carnival Corporation & PLC…
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Bacardi pledges massive support for the economic recovery of GB Small Business Sector

PARTNERSHIP FOR ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT – Bacardi pledges close to $1 million in support funding for businesses impacted by Hurricane Dorian, during a press conference and ceremonial signing recently. The iconic global organization joins implementing partners, GBPA and MC, on the RISE Grant Initiative. Picture from left to right are Al Panico, Field Representative, American Red Cross Society; Michael Bowers, VP Humanitarian Leadership, Mercy Corps; Henry St. George, GBPA Director; Mahesh Madhavan, CEO, Bacardi Limited and Ian Rolle, President, GBPA Group. (PHOTO COURTESY OF THE GBPA)

Micro and small businesses impacted by Hurricane Dorian received positive news on Friday, January 31 that additional support is available to assist them with post-storm recovery efforts.  Executives of the Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA), Mercy Corps International (MC), and the American Red Cross (ARC) welcomed executives of Bacardi Limited as an official supporting…
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Preparing for the next phase, return to operations

Equinor returning to operations.

Equinor executives are preparing for the next phase following the oil spill at the East End plant, due to Hurricane Dorian in September 2019. After the spill, company executives moved quickly to begin a clean-up and recovery exercise. Following is a statement from the Equinor, sharing an update of the progress at the plant. “The…
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Resort World Bimini wants you

WE’RE HIRING – As Resorts World Bimini goes through an expansion of its property, representatives were on Grand Bahama on Wednesday, January 22 hosting a Job Fair at the Pelican Bay Resort in an effort to recruit residents to work on that northern island. (PHOTOS: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Resorts World Bimini (RWB) is looking to attract suitable employees to join its team, as the mega resort progresses steadily with its expansion.  With a number of Grand Bahamians having already relocated and being employed on that northern island, RWB Human Resources officials are hopeful that they can again recruit more seasoned professionals in the…
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