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March 23rd, 2013
More perks for Ports Mang. Director Claude Skelton-Cline?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Drivers on the main island of Tortola risk being towed at owners own expense, if they park in Road Town on the waterfront in a recently reserved parking spot for the Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority Claude Skelton-Cline.

March 15th, 2013
UPDATE: MCW Minister objects to package increase for BVIPA Managing Director

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “As Minister for Communications and Works I wish to advise that I am not prepared to take the resolution to increase the re-numeration package for the BVI Ports Authority Managing Director to Cabinet,” were the emphatic words of Minister for Communications and Works Hon. Mark H. Vanterpool today March 15, 2013.

February 19th, 2013
Disgruntlement over pending increase in mooring fees

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Some owners of seabed licenses (moorings) are taking issue the increase in fees to be instituted soon. Some claim the action is untimely and while a relatively advanced notice was given, there should have been some consultation first.

January 8th, 2013
Big ship on the ocean! No need for commotion!

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – Indeed it was a strange sighting for residents of the Cane Garden Bay and nearby community two nights ago when a large ship was seen anchored off shore between Cane Garden Bay and Brewer’s Bay.

July 16th, 2012
Cruise ship pier project is not a loan – Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Since the public announcement on June 27, 2012 of the $75 million project to develop the Road Town cruise ship pier and its surroundings, there have been numerous concerns raised by residents regarding the foreign investment in the project and the likelihood of it being a burden on the Virgin Islands.

February 22nd, 2012
Ports Authority donates printer to Willard Wheatley Primary

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The BVI Ports Authority donated a high performance printer to the Willard Wheatley Primary School during a brief handover ceremony yesterday at the school.

February 15th, 2012
Clear vision for Ports Authority following Minister's meeting

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark Vanterpool has set a clear vision for the direction of the BVI Ports Authority following a meeting held on Wednesday 8, 2012.

December 8th, 2011
Skelton-Cline inks $96,000 a year contract with NDP Government

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Just days after Minister of Finance Dr. D. Orlando Smith told the nation that the Virgin Islands Party Government left the country broke and with a deficit of 51 million dollars, the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government found ninety six thousand dollars ($96,000.00) for a one-year contract to pay defeated second district candidate Claude Skelton-Cline for a consultancy.

December 8th, 2011
Sea & Air Ports to be re-assigned under new Gov’t

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Virgin Islands News Online's team of reporters around the Virgin Islands and well placed sources within the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government of Dr. D. Orlando Smith have told this news site that there will be some up-coming announcements of portfolio changes.


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