Grenada Ports Authority

2 Business View Magazine Better Equipped Than Ever Grenada Ports Authority leader promises “there is surely much more to come” After 30 years of operation, the Grenada Ports Author- ity is hitting its stride. In fact, recent initiatives and investments by the au- thority have been designed to boost the country’s po- tential for cargo handling, the cruise sector and tour- ism, all of which bring direct benefits to the economy and people of the country. The authority is a statutory organization controlled by the minister of finance, who appoints its chairman and board of directors. It is principally responsible for the administration and operation of the Port of St. George's and also has jurisdiction over Prickly Bay, St. David's Harbour and Grenville on the main island of Grenada, as well Tyrrel Bay on the neighboring island of Carriacou. But while the governing body is just more than 30 years old, the timeline attached to its premier asset –