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April 11th, 2016
Claude O. Skelton-Cline going public! To hold press conference!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As the plot thickens over the fall-out regarding the non-renewal of contract of the former Managing Director (MD) of the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA), Claude O. Skelton-Cline, things are getting hotter as Mr Skelton-Cline is scheduled to hold a 'tell it all' press conference on the matter.

March 12th, 2016
Former Ports MD Vincent V. O'Neal suing BVIPA for 'wrongful dismissal'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Attorneys for Former Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority Vincent V. O’Neal on February 3, 2016 filed a number of legal applications in the Supreme Court regarding his claim for monies owed as he continues to seek redress against his former employer.

January 30th, 2016
Ports Project racks up an astonishing $9M in admin cost!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As the public and perhaps tax payers try to come to grip with the announcement in a statement on January 25, 2016 by the Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) that to date the controversial Ports Development Project has cost $82.9 million, one of the breakdowns that has caught many by surprise is the administrative cost of the project.

December 30th, 2015
Tourist arrivals up despite dark clouds over ports project

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- What is becoming a familiar sight since the expansion of the cruise pier and continuing upland development, three cruise ships are in port today December 30, 2015.

December 21st, 2015
UPDATE: Hon Vanterpool confirms VINO story! Pier Park ‘Grand Opening' postponed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As first and accurately reported by this news site, the ‘Grand Opening’ of the Tortola Pier Park will no longer be realised tomorrow Tuesday December 22, 2015 as the event has now been postponed to February 16, 2016.

December 12th, 2015
Alfred ‘Al’ Henley 'to run things' @ Ports until decision on Claude O. Skelton-Cline contract!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In the continued BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) drama, our news room was once again flooded with calls from staff at the BVIPA and even some Board members about the ongoing issues at the Ports.

March 4th, 2015
‘Reckless’ expat captains @ North Sound

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI – “The Port (BVI Ports Authority) needs urgently to come up here and have some safety talks with these expat boat captains who seem not to have any care about practicing safety when leaving port, they taking off at high throttle with no care for who is coming behind.” This was a deep-hearted plea of a local boat captain from the North Sound area.

February 23rd, 2015
Cruise Ship ‘Costa Fortuna’ stuck in Tortola’s Road Harbour!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Many persons might be admiring the view of a huge cruise ship in the Road Town Harbour on the main Island of Tortola in the Virgin Islands.

February 8th, 2015
Hon J. Alvin Christopher breaks his 3-year silence on HoA questions!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- There will be some extent of history made at the Third Sitting of the Fourth Session of the Second House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands on February 12, 2015.

January 29th, 2015
Cruise Lines at war with BVI Ports Authority over safe berthing issues!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The controversy surrounding the BVI Ports Development Project continues with delays, accidents, and money shortage, along with many safely issues as raised by the cruise lines.

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