General Manager appointed at Port Lafito

January 17th, 2018 – It is with great pleasure and enthusiasm that the Board and I hereby announce the formal start date of Robert Soussan as General Manager of Port Lafito. Robert Soussan joins Port Lafito after a 25-year career in the maritime industry, having held several managerial positions in vessel, terminal and logistics operations throughout the world for CMA CGM. Robert has the experience and human skills to be […]

Lafito Industrial Free Zone Appoints New COO of Power Generation

Port-au-Prince, Haiti, July 1, 2017 –  Lafito Industrial Free Zone, S.A., an integrated free zone in Haiti, announces today that Mario Charest has joined the team as the COO of power generation. Lafito Industrial Free Zone, S.A. (LIFZ) announced today that Mario Charest, has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer of Power Generation.  Mr. Charest is responsible for the commercial and technical aspects of power generation at LIFZ.   Mr. Charest has a […]


Beginning in 2018, more than 5,000 jobs will be created in the Lafito development. May 26th, 2017, Lafiteau, Haiti.- The GB Group, with the involvement of several local and foreign partners, is undertaking the construction of 60,000 square meters of ultra-modern buildings to house textile manufacturers. This historic groundbreaking ceremony took place last Friday May 26th with the presence of President Jovenel Moïse alongside Reuven Bigio, GB Group CEO and […]

Lafito announces new Citadelle United facility

Citadelle Lafito Cement Plant Kolos

Port-au-Prince, Haiti, February 1st, 2017 The new Citadelle United plant packaging Kolos cement has been operational since January 2017 at Lafito. Marco Focardi, CEO of Domicem, strategic partner of the venture, declared himself extremely satisfied to be in a secure environment set to become an important industrial hub in the Caribbean. This new platform prompted Citadelle to invest massively in the country. “Citadelle’s continued growth in Haiti incited us to […]

Lafito Industrial Free Zone Welcomes Reliable Source Industrial

Miami November 18, 2016 Lafito Industrial Free Zone (“LIFZ”) adds prestigious partner. Port-au-Prince, Haiti, November 1, 2016 – GB Group, a diversified group of industrial and trading companies which operates Lafito Industrial Free Zone, announced today the signing of a long term lease agreement with Reliable Source Industrial (“RSI”) of Taiwan. When completed, RSI will occupy over 50,000 square meters of industrial manufacturing facilities utilizing state-of-the-art technologies. RSI expects to […]

GB Energy celebrates 100 years of the Texaco brand in the Dominican Republic

November 11, 2016 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.- GB Energy celebrated Texaco’s 100th anniversary in the Dominican Republic with a gala dinner attended by government officials, clients, retailers and strategic partners, as well as representatives from the country’s hydrocarbon and energy sector. Texaco, being one of the most recognized and prestigious fuel brands in the world, celebrated at the Museum of the Royal Houses, a monument of majestic historical value in […]

Ellicott Dragon Dredge

For more info:   Product Specifications 1870 English 1870 Metric General Discharge pipe x suction pipe 20″ x 20″ 500 x 500 Dredging depth, maximum 50’ 15 m Length, overall, with ladder raised 117’ 35.5 m Lenght, hull 82’ 25 m Width, hull, including side pontoons 27’ 8.2 m Depth, hull 6’ 1.8 m Number of pontoons (tanks) 5 5 Plate thickness of center pontoon 5/ 16” 8 Engines […]

GB Energy launches a new Racing Fuel: Carrera 1

Santo Domingo June 16, 2015        GB Energy launches a new Racing Fuel in the Dominican Republic. The new racing fuel Carrera 1, features 100 octanes and is the only fuel on the market to offer a product free of ethanol and lead. Carrera 1 will be distributed in selected Texaco service stations throughout the Dominican Republic.   Photo Gallery [tn3 origin=”album” ids=”296″ transitions=”default” width=”800″ height=”500″ responsive=”1″ autoplay=”1″]

Punta Cana Named #1 Destination in the Caribbean in 2016 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, April 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The results are in and we are proud to announce that millions of reviewers named Punta Cana the #1 Destination in the Caribbean in the 2016 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards. Based on the quality and quantity of traveler reviews and ratings on the prestigious travel site over a 12-month period, the easternmost region of Dominican Republic is honored to be recognized for its […]

United Airlines Recognizes GB Energy Aviation as Fuel Supplier

“PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic. February 15, 2016 – GB Energy Aviation has received a special recognition from United Airlines for its support and level of service provided during 2015 as the airline’s fuel supplier at Punta Cana International Airport. United Airlines highlighted the professionalism of the GB Energy Aviation team, as well as the security protocols and timely delivery of services that GB Energy Aviation efficiently provides during its operations. ‘We […]