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Sir Albert Miller Dies At 89

We at the Grand Bahama Port Authority Group of Companies extend our heartfelt condolences to Lady Laurie Miller and the entire Miller family, on the passing of Sir Albert J. Miller, KCMG former Co-Chairman, former President, former Chief Executive Officer and sitting Director of the Board for The Grand Bahama Port Authority and Port Group Limited.

The passing of Sir Albert is a great loss not only for our company but also for our community. In his public life, Sir Albert was a leader in the industry. In his private life, he cherished his family and in turn he was cherished by them.

As we continue our work at the Group of Companies, we will be guided by Sir Albert’s demonstrated passion and deeply rooted love for the city of Freeport and by extension the island of Grand Bahama and The Bahamas.

ABOUT GBPA


The Hawksbill Creek Agreement (HCA) gave GBPA responsibility for the development, administration and management, and provision of services within an area called the 'Port Area' (230 sq. miles). GBPA was mandated by this Agreement to build a deep water harbour, an industrial community and required infrastructure for the City.

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PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE


GBPA has achieved an astonishing amount since its inception in 1955.  When first created it was a Grand Bahamian business conglomerate charged not only with land and commercial development but also with all the regulatory and administrative functions of the Freeport/Lucaya.

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THE WAY FORWARD


Firstly, I wish to thank Joan Albury and the Counsellors for this platform enabling us to share with the Grand Bahama community, the outlook for our island! 2015 marks the 60th year of the birth of Freeport and the Hawksbill Creek Agreement; 60 years of a partnership between The Government of The Bahamas and The Grand Bahama Port Authority. I'm here to raise hopes for 2015 and to lay a few popular myths to rest - For those who don't know me, I am Sarah St George.

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