Freeport Harbor is open to the largest vessels. It has a busy cruise terminal, the Freeport Container Port, and a ship maintenance facility. The Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) is responsible for managing the free trade zone at the Port of Freeport. Since it was established, the GBPA’s land grant has increased to 138 thousand acres, owing to its great success.
The Freeport Container Port was opened in 1997 by Hutchison Port Holdings. Serving as a major hub for worldwide transshipment of containerized cargo, the Freeport Container Port contains over a thousand meters of berths with 15.5 meters of alongside depth. It contains 49 hectares of stacking area and capacity to handle 1.5 million TEUs per year.
The Freeport Container Port operates a sophisticated computerized 24-hour facility with state-of-the-art security. It offers the world’s biggest container vessels comprehensive support services and leading-edge technology.