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March 16th, 2024
VI shipping registry deploying new danger markers for maritime safety

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands Shipping Registry will be deploying two isolated danger markers at Blonde Rock and Tow Rock, to promote overall maritime safety in these high-risk areas in VI waters.

January 9th, 2019
Derelict vessels owners told to contact Shipping Registry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Receiver of Wrecks, of the Virgin Islands Shipping Registry (VISR), Captain Raman Bala, has called on owners of vessels deemed to be derelict and abandoned in the Territory, to make contact.

November 2nd, 2018
SHAME! Shipping Registry locked out for days, Landlady says 1-year unpaid rent due

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: The effects of the National Democratic Party (NDP) leaving the country broke is still being felt throughout the public and private sectors.

October 1st, 2018
Low-Flying Aircraft To Conduct Survey In Territory

Acting Director for the Virgin Islands Shipping Registry, Captain Raman Bala explained that LIDAR is a remote sensing method that uses light in the form of a pulsed laser to measure distances to the Earth.

March 11th, 2018
VI Marine sector an eyesore; filled with sunken & abandoned boats

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The ravages of Hurricanes Irma and Maria can still be seen and felt all over the Virgin Islands (VI).

August 21st, 2015
VI Shipping Registry now registering all classes of vessels

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands Shipping Registry has now been opened to the registration of all classes of ships as the territory is moving to capture vessels outside of the regular yachts. To this vein, towing and salvage company Svitzer was on Wednesday August 19, 2015 given a certificate of registration for registering its vessel ‘Svitzer Hannah’ which now flies the VI flag.

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