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August 14th, 2018
Akeem R. Pickering to be appointed BVI Ports Authority Deputy MD for 1 year

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Word reaching our news desk from a senior National Democratic Party (NDP) Cabinet Official, is that local, Akeem R. Pickering, has been appointed Deputy Managing Director (MD) of the British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (BVIPA), for one-year.

February 5th, 2018
Alfred A. Henley Out! as acting MD @ BVI Ports Authority

PORT PURCELL, Tortola, VI- Word just reaching our newsroom is that the Acting Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA), Mr Alfred A. Henley aka ‘Al’, is no longer working at the BVIPA, effective today Monday February 5, 2018.

April 18th, 2016
Skelton-Cline snubbed; No contract renewal –Governor John S. Duncan OBE

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After a live press conference held by the former Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority Claude O. Skelton-Cline on April 12, 2016, to what he said was a ‘clear my name’ event, the same day the United Kingdom appointed Governor John S. Duncan OBE held his own interview with a local radio station.

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 27th, 2016
Where is Claude O. Skelton-Cline? Why is he so quiet over Ports scandal?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As the BVI Ports Authority Development Project corruption scandal reaches its peak with a whopping $82.9 Million price tag on a $45 Million project that was scaled back in the first place, one officer at the centre of it all is the former Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline.

July 2nd, 2015
Scotiabank has new Managing Director: Sarah Hobbs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Sarah Hobbs has been appointed Managing Director of Scotiabank BVI, according to a press release from the financial institution.

October 9th, 2013
Gordon Overing named executive Managing Director of Bitter End Yacht Club

VIRGIN GORDA– Gordon Overing, 53, has been named Executive Managing Director for the Bitter End Yacht Club, a five-star luxury watersport resort on Virgin Gorda in the [British] Virgin Islands, with corporate headquarters in Chicago and Connecticut.

August 21st, 2013
Robert Mathavious to be bestowed Honourary Doctorate Degree

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands extends congratulations to a son of the soil, Mr Robert Mathavious who will receive an honorary doctorate degree from The University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus on Saturday, October 12, 2013 during the institution’s graduation ceremony in Grenada.

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.



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