February 3, 2023

Transportation

Rebuilding the Bahamas

Mike Vogel | 4/27/2020

The Port of Palm Beach’s No. 1 export market — the Bahamas — was hit in September by that nation’s worst natural disaster, Hurricane Dorian. In the four months after the storm, the cargo value of exports to the Bahamas jumped to $1.49 billion, a 278% increase compared to the same period in 2018

This story also features expert opinions, business briefs and people in the news: Tina Dias; Heavy Lift Services

 

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