Obviously the hottest topic right now is the revelation that the government has been flirting with the idea of doing something a little overblown, unnecessary and potentially quite damaging. Yes, this could be the opening paragraph dealing with quite a few of the government’s recent ideas and dealings. However, here …
Work progresses on the $38 million North Abaco Port as buildings at the port begins taking shape, and the year-end completion date still on target according to North Abaco Member of Parliament, Renardo Curry.
In an agreement between the Bahamian, Japanese and Chinese Governments, a whaling operation is set to be headquartered at the Chinese-constructed North Abaco Port (NAP) north of Coopers Town. The Bahamas has opened its waters to a billionaire, foreign investor who will bring in Japanese scientists to train Abaconians how to hunt whales.
China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) continues to carry out community activities in North Abaco including providing Mandarin classes as well as being open to public tours of the site.
China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) made a donation to Renardo Curry for the North Abaco Minister of Parliament’s Senior Citizen’s Christmas Event on December 18, 2015.
Construction continues on the $38 million North Abaco Port with the majority of labour intensive work set to begin in the new year which will lead to additional jobs for Bahamians.
On Monday, Sept 14 Francis Clarke, the Senior Project Engineer with Caribbean Civil Group at the North Abaco Port Project, spoke with the Rotary Club of Abaco. Mr. Clarke was joined by colleagues from the China Harbour Engineering Corp.
Schools throughout Abaco are now opened following a brief delay due to tropical storm Erica that was forecasted to hit the Bahamas.
Studies on a blue hole found near to the site of the North Abaco Port, just north of Cooper’s Town, have been the cause of some delays to progress according to North Abaco Minister of Parliament and Parliamentary Secretary, Renardo Curry.
About a week after work was stopped at the North Abaco Port project due to “environmental concerns” the Minister of Works and Urban Renewal, Deputy Prime Minister Philip Brave Davis toured the site on October 22 noting that he expects work to continue “very soon.”