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July 29th, 2018
Missing, incomplete documents stall Pier Project Forensic Audit—Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The promised detailed forensic audit into the Cruise Pier Project—plagued by a more than $40M cost overrun—has been stalled since, “information requested or referred to in the report has not been located or would need to be corroborated by persons no longer connected with the BVIPA (BVI Ports Authority).”

July 21st, 2018
Ex Ports Director Alfred A. Henley doled out $2.1M in unauthorised contracts-Hon Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- National Democratic Party (NDP) officials continue to engage in unauthorised spending daily, resulting in millions of dollars going out the door.

June 28th, 2018
A hot & sweaty welcome @ Road Town Ferry Dock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The BVI Ports Authority, hence the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI), re-opened the Road Town Ferry Terminal in the middle of May 2018, after Hurricanes Irma and Maria destroyed the building in September of 2017.

May 12th, 2018
Road Town Jetty Resumes Full Operations

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) is advising patrons and the public that the Road Town Jetty will resume full operations on Sunday, May 13, 2018.

May 11th, 2018
Claude O. Skelton-Cline vs VI Gov't lawsuit ends; Now the judgement

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was in 2016 that the former Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline was denied a contract renewal by the Cabinet of Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) as the Ports top man.

March 31st, 2018
UPDATE: Mayflower finally removed from Road Town waterfront!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was this morning, Saturday March 31, 2018 that the Road Town shoreline saw a degree of normalcy returned.

March 27th, 2018
Unclaimed goods to be auctioned/disposed April 7, 2018

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Importers of unclaimed goods left for more than two months at Her Majesty’s Customs and the BVI Ports Authority are advised that these items must be cleared by Friday, April 6, 2018 to avoid having them sold at public auction.

February 15th, 2018
Anegada Express suspended; refused docking by BVIPA

SETTING POINT, ANEGADA, VI- Anegada’s first daily passenger ferry service, Anegada Express, has been suspended until further notice.

February 5th, 2018
Alfred A. Henley Out! as acting MD @ BVI Ports Authority

PORT PURCELL, Tortola, VI- Word just reaching our newsroom is that the Acting Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA), Mr Alfred A. Henley aka ‘Al’, is no longer working at the BVIPA, effective today Monday February 5, 2018.

June 9th, 2016
'I was treated like a mad man; Wrongfully dismissed'- BVI Ports Authority worker

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A mechanic who worked at the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) for some eight years is claiming that he was belittled by management and then wrongfully dismissed from his job at the BVIPA.

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