Bahamas: Nema-No New Arrangements For Bahamians To Enter Us
UPDATE: A statement has been released from Baleària Caribbean with regards to this matter: “Since 2011, our Company, Baleària Caribbean, has been performing schedule ferry services between Ft. Lauderdale and Grand Bahama Island. This past August we added ferry service to the Island of Bimini as well.
In relation to Hurricane Dorian, our Company desires to confirms the following:
#“From the moment we first became aware that certain areas of the Bahamas were going to be impacted by Hurricane Dorian, our Company contacted the Government of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas and the various agencies involved in social services for the purpose of providing support and assistance to the residents of the Bahamas among whom are many of our valued employees.
#“Baleària Caribbean was able to re-establish its regular ferry services with Bimini and Grand Bahama (Freeport) this past Friday, September 6. In the past three days since then, our Company has transported over 1,750 passengers, many of whom were Bahamian residents and technical and support personnel. Our Company has also assisted in the transportation of equipment and material to help those in need in the Island of Grand Bahamas.