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November 18th, 2019
'TPP investment was one of the best VI made' - Hon Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Even though the project has a cost totalling some $85 million-plus, including cost overruns of at least $40 million for the Cyril B. Romney Tortola Pier Park Project (TPP), former Communications and Works Minister, Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) insists that the TPP investment was one of the best the territory ever made.

October 23rd, 2019
VI welcomes inaugural call of Viking Sun

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the Government of the Virgin Islands continues to push to address shortfalls in the local tourism industry, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) on October 21, 2019, officially welcomed the Viking Sun cruise ship on its inaugural call to the Virgin Islands.

June 15th, 2019
Patrice Roberts delivers at Soca Wee 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The fear expressed by many that Cane Garden Bay's events of last evening, June 14, 2019, would have pulled to plug on the Soca Wee Fete was allayed from early in the night.

January 15th, 2019
Documents missing for Pier Park Project; Audit Report incomplete

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The long awaited Audit report, commissioned by ‘lame-duck’ and outgoing Premier, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), into the Tortola Pier Park Project (TPP), was today Tuesday, January 15, 2019, tabled in the House of Assembly (HoA).

January 13th, 2018
‘Stop the lie’ - vendor to TPP management

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Controversy erupted following the announcement on December 15, 2017 by the management of Tortola Pier Park (TPP) that children under the age of 17 years were no longer allowed in the Park without the supervision of an adult 21 years or older.

September 19th, 2016
JTV camera crew kicked off Tortola Pier Park

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- We’ve all heard the saying, Tortola has no night life. However, when the Deh Pon Vibes show on JTV Channel 55 begged to defer and decided to promote the local hot spots at the Tortola Pier Park, never did they anticipate that they would be halted in their tracks.

July 23rd, 2014
'TPP were bankrupt yet got pier contract' – Hon Andrew A. Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – First District Representative Honourable Andrew A. Fahie said that whenever tender processes are circumvented due to expediency the project always ends up in chaos and he is not surprised that Tortola Pier Partners (TPP) was unable to come up with the money for the cruise pier development project, since companies in their group were not only broke but being sued.

November 5th, 2013
$3 million for TPP piles despite not having trade license-Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a statement released late Friday afternoon, November 1, 2013 by Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. The Honourable D. Orlando Smith in response to the Auditor General’s (AG) damning report on the Ports Development Project, the Leader of Government Business claimed that the report was related to the Heads of Understanding Agreement and he sought to “set the record straight on a number of issues”.

October 3rd, 2013
No fight between UK and VI Gov'ts – Hon. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In a recent exclusive interview with Virgin Islands News Online, Minister for Communications and Works Hon. Mark H. Vanterpool sought to dispel claims that the National Democratic Party (NDP) government has been having a strained relationship with the United Kingdom (UK) government and that the UK had a hand in the discontinuation with negotiations with Tortola Pier Partners (TPP) over the Cruise Pier Development Project.

September 30th, 2013
Gov’t may have to fork out $1.7M for severing ties with TPP- Hon. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Communications and Works, Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool has indicated that the Virgin Islands Government may have to expend a maximum of $1.7M for severing ties with Tortola Pier Partners(TPP).


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