Recent initiatives and investments by the Grenada Ports Authority (GPA) have been designed to boost Grenada's potential for cargo handling, the cruise sector and tourism. All of these bring direct benefits to the economy and people of the country.
The Grenada Ports Authority (GPA) is principally responsible for the administration and operation of the Port of St. George's. It also has jurisdiction over Prickly Bay, St. David's Harbour and Grenville, on the main island of Grenada, as well Tyrrel Bay on the neighbouring island of Carriacou.
The Grenada Ports Authority (GPA) is a statutory organization controlled by the Minister of Finance who appoints the Chairman and Board of Directors. With more than three decades of service we are better equipped than ever to play a major role in the economy of the nation.
The ISPS Code provides the framework that enhances the security of ships and port facilities.
ISPS Code was implemented at the Port of St. George's in 2004.
More than three decades of service to the nation.
Port charges are generally divided into three broad categories, general tariffs, facility tariffs and service tariffs.
Recent initiatives have been designed to boost Grenada's potential for cargo handling, the cruise sector and tourism.
Ports of Entry
Official ports of entry are administered by the GPA, which regulates and controls navigation within port limits.
The timetable provides valuable information and keeps track of the future cruise ship arrivals from all major cruise lines.
Preserving the Past, Pursuing the Revitalized Future...
PORT OF ST. GEORGE'S
St George's lies in position 12°03'N, 61°45'W on the south-west side of the mainland. The port takes in that area of water enclosed within a line from Point Salines to Point Moliniere. The inner part of the harbour consists of two basins - the Carenage and the Lagoon - with access through a common entrance.
Vessels may anchor north-west of the harbour in position 12°3'.2N, 61°45'.8W in depths from 12.0 to 23.0 metres at LAT. Anchoring is prohibited within 200 metres of any beach without written permission.
All port-owned equipment should be requisitioned from the GPA at least 24 hours in advance. Two reach stackers of 41 and 45 tonnes capacity, one top lifter of 35 tonnes, 14 fork-lift trucks from 1 to 6 tonnes and five terminal tractors.
Well buoyed channel with leading marks bearing 132° to south of harbour entrance. About 250 metres past No 3 buoy, channel turns towards harbour with leading marks behind quay bearing 068°.
Compulsory for vessels over 200 grt. Port requires 24 hours' notice for entering and three hours' notice for departure. Pilot boards north-east of Annas Shoal. Pilots are available 24 hours a day.
Port operates on Channel 16 with 11 and 12 as working channels.
Main call sign: Grenada Port Control (J3YA).
Pilot call sign: Grenada Pilot/Pilot Launch (J3YB).
Keeping Freight Moving
Grenada Ports Authority promotes, develops and facilitates waterborne commerce to meet the current and future needs of its customers, and for the economic benefit of the citizens and businesses of the state of Grenada.
Building the economy for the benefit of all islanders.
The Authority takes this opportunity to acknowledge the continuing support and assistance of local and external collaborating and fraternal organisations; the various consultants and technical personnel who have interfaced with the Authority, whether on its own behalf or on behalf of the central government, each has contributed in some significant way to the Authority’s on-going pursuit of efficiency and fulfilment of its corporate goals and legal mandates.
Being honest and incorruptible on our dealings.
Accepting responsibility for individual and corporate actions.
The willingness to consistently act in a professional manner through processes that initiates, guides, and maintains goal-oriented behaviors.
How well is GPA delivering services, compared to customer expectations.
The process of working collaboratively to achieve the GPA's goals.
Operating by standards and practices that promotes a healthful work environment and mitigates accidents and injuries.
Acting in a manner that is environmentally sustainable in the use of resources and the utility of renewable energy pathways.