Port Lafito Welcomes Seaboard Marine

Miami January 13, 2016 Port Lafito adds prestigious client with inaugural call Port-au-Prince, Haiti, January 13, 2016 – GB Group, a diversified group of industrial and trading companies which operates the newly constructed Port Lafito, announced today the addition of Seaboard Marine as a customer. “We are pleased to welcome Seaboard Marine to Port Lafito and are proud that the inaugural vessel call at our new port last week was Seaboard Marine’s […]

GB Group finalizes the sale of Dinasa 

MIAMI (Jan. 1, 2016) – GB Group announces that it has concluded the sale of all of its interests in Distributeurs Nationaux s.a (DINASA). GB Group was a founding partner of the company when it acquired Royal Dutch Shell’s operations in Haiti in 2003. DINASA operates a retail network of gas stations under the NATIONAL brand and SODIGAZ, an affiliate that distributes liquefied petroleum gas throughout Haiti. “We first want to […]

GB Group proud sponsor of the annual NAAHP conference in South Florida

Miami, Florida, November 14th, 2015 – Today marks the conclusion of the 4th annual National Alliance for the Advancement of Haitian Professionals conference being held at FIU’s Kovens Conference Center which began this past Thursday where GB Group was a proud sponsor featuring its 3 most recent flagship projects: Challenges (Haiti’s first & only weekly news magazine), G Capital (Haiti’s first international capital raising platform) & Port Lafito (Haiti’s first & […]

Only Texaco Offers Techron D for Regular and Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel Fuels

Texaco introduces its new diesel fuel additive, highlighlting its benefits such as engine care, better performance and environmental impact reduction. Santo Domingo, November, 2015.- Texaco, licensed to GB Energy in the Dominican Republic, introduces its Techron D additive, specially formulated for regular and Ultra Low Sulfur diesel (ULSD) fuels. Techron D is a patented additive featuring detergent technology, which is added to all Texaco diesel fuels. This additive provides the […]

GB Energy-Texaco Held a Reforestation Day in Villa Altagracia

GB Energy hosted a Green Day in collaboration with the Department of Environment, through its agency Quisqueya Verde San Cristobal.- Employees and executives of GB Energy-Texaco recently hosted a successful Reforestation Day in the community of El Gancho, in Villa Altagracia, in collaboration with the Department of Environment, through its agency “Quisqueya Verde”. Forty-five employees took part in the event in which volunteers planted about two thousand pine trees. This […]

GB Energy- Texaco Offers Training on Safe Fuel Handling

Santo Domingo. GB Energy-Texaco hosted a workshop on safe handling of liquid fuels and emergency planning for the Dominican Republic’s Fuel Control Specialty Corps (CECCOM), aimed at reinforcing controls in the logistics of hydrocarbon fuel delivery. Julian Rojas, Regional Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSE) Manager of GB Energy-Texaco said that the Oil Industry nowadays has mechanisms in place to reduce risk and ensure safety in fuel handling, by implementing […]

Grand Opening of Texaco’s Modern Fuel Station

Bavaro, La Altagracia. Texaco opened a new $1.5 million pumping station, considered a state-of-the-art facility in the area of Bavaro, La Altagracia Providence. The station, named Villa Bavaro, features the new Texaco 20/20 image and offers innovations such as a state-of-the-art pumping machine, LED lighting in shelters and exterior areas, LED price board, and buildings with air conditioning systems featuring inverter technology. As explained by Rosanna Grullon, Sales Manager at […]

HAITI’S PORT LAFITO OFFICIALLY OPENS

Read in French Haiti’s first Panamax Port Positioned to Benefit National Economy MIAMI, July 2, 2015 – GB Group, a diversified group of industrial and trading companies, today announced with an inauguration event that Port Lafito, a world-class modern container port in Haiti, is open and operational. Port Lafito is Haiti’s first Panamax Port with state of the art equipment and technology. The multi-million dollar project, led by GB Group, […]

State-of-the-Art Mobile Harbor Cranes
Fully Operational at Port Lafito

Liebherr LHM 420 Mobile Harbor Cranes Call Port Lafito Home MIAMI, June 24, 2015 – GB Group, today announced that Port Lafito, a world-class modern container port, welcomed the arrival of two new Liebherr LHM 420 mobile harbor cranes that are now fully operational. The cranes are the key equipment to achieve the highest efficiency and are the first of their kind in the Caribbean. The Liebherr cranes were selected […]