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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 28th, 2020
Gov't 'beefing up' ports of entry with quarantine areas

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Heightened screening of persons entering the Territory due to the Novel Coronavirus epidemic will see ports of entry across the Virgin Islands being outfitted with new isolation areas.

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.

July 8th, 2019
BVIPA wins Novaport Cup 2019

FLORIDA, USA - The British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (BVIPA) has been pronounced the 2019 winner of the Novaport Cup, awarded by the Port Management Association of the Caribbean (PMAC) for the Port with the Most Improved Performance. The award was announced during the 22nd Annual General Meeting of PMAC, which was held in Florida on 26-28 June 2019, where BVIPA was represented by Lenius Lendor, Managing Director and Gervasina Martin, Information Systems Manager.

April 12th, 2012
Frequent users of the ports encouraged to register for Ports Identification Cards

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Frequent users of the ports are encouraged to register for the Ports Identification Cards to be in line with new security changes at the Territory’s ports.

February 6th, 2012
Skelton-Cline is working diligently to improve ports – Hon. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Communications and Works Hon. Mark Vanterpool is pleased with the progress of work consultant Claude Skelton-Cline is doing regarding ports development in the Virgin Islands (VI).

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