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March 23rd, 2020
Updated BVIPA Operating Hours

PORT PURCELL, Tortola, VI- The British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (BVIPA) takes this opportunity to update the BVI community as to its new operating hours.

March 21st, 2020
Pleasure vessels will only be cleared at West End Ferry Terminal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (BVIPA) is updating yachters on the announcement that was issued on March 13, 2020, regarding the Ports locations that are processing yacht clearances.

March 18th, 2020
John M. Samuel resigns as Ag MD @ BVIPA; March 18, 2020 last day

PORT PURCELL, Tortola, VI- Our newsroom has been informed by multiple sources familiar with the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) that the interim Managing Director (MD), Mr John M. Samuel resigned a few weeks ago.

March 14th, 2020
BVIPA temporarily suspends services @ select ports

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - While there have been no reported cases of COVID-19 in the British Virgin Islands, after carefully reviewing the clearance procedures at our Ports of Entry and in the best interest of our employees, we are proceeding with the temporary closure of select Ports and suspending our Ambassador Service Program at all Ports of entry.

February 13th, 2020
Less penalty time, more storage costs for containers sitting @ BVIPA facilities

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Importers and owners of containers who utilise the services of the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) will soon find themselves paying more if containers are not cleared swiftly at the facility in Port Purcell.

January 30th, 2020
Stipend increase for Directors of Ports & Tourist Boards

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Cabinet of the Virgin Islands has approved a stipend increase for the Directors of the Boards governing the British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (BVIPA) and the BVI Tourist Board (BVITB).

January 20th, 2020
VG cargo dock reopens following weather related closure

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- As a result of rough sea conditions today, January 20, 2020, the British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (BVIPA) in a release said it had to close the Virgin Gorda ferry and cargo dock earlier this morning.

January 5th, 2020
Lenius Lendor Out! John M. Samuel In! as MD @ BVIPA

PORT PURCELL, Tortola, VI- Word reaching our news desk from sources connected to the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) Board of Directors is that St Lucia national Mr Lenius Lendor, who was hired as BVIPA Managing Director by the National Democratic Party (NDP) in 2018, is out.

January 3rd, 2020
BVIPA rolling out new PortCall online booking system

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With the aim of improving efficiency throughout its current cargo and cruise berth booking system, the British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (BVIPA) is rolling out the PortCall.com port community scheduling system.

November 23rd, 2019
VG Airport runway resurfacing complete

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- The Virgin Gorda International Airport is scheduled to re-open on Monday, November 25, 2019, following the completion of its annual maintenance programme and runway resurfacing.

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