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February 29th, 2024
Any crown lands encroachments will be demolished or removed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands will be addressing illegal development on the Territory’s Crown lands as well as removal of derelict vehicles, boats and heavy equipment machinery on these lands.

January 21st, 2024
Gov't accepting bids for 2024 Sales of Derelict Vehicles & Vessels

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands acting through the Ministry of Finance (MOF) is accepting sealed bids for the sale of derelict vehicles and boats on an "AS IS” basis.

December 27th, 2023
Over 700 derelict vehicles cleared from throughout the territory- DWM Director

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- The Department of Waste Management (DWM) has stepped up its effort to rid the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) of derelict vehicles as the year draws to a close.

December 16th, 2023
VI derelict vehicle cleanup continues for export to Colombia

SPANISH TOWN, Virgin Gorda, VI – In an effort to further clean up the territory, the Department of Waste Management in the Virgin Islands (VI) is continuing efforts to remove derelict vehicles and other scrap metals from across the Virgin Islands.

October 17th, 2023
347 derelict vehicles tagged & 271 removed since Aug 16- Marcus E. Solomon

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- From August 16, 2023, to now some 347 derelict vehicles have been tagged and 271 have been removed, as part of the ongoing derelict vehicles removal campaign.

October 2nd, 2023
People sleeping in derelict vehicles ‘is the reality of the BVI’- Hon Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a ‘doom and gloom’ speech in the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA) on September 19, 2023, Opposition Member Hon Myron V. Walwyn (R6) painted the [British] Virgin Islands as a place reeking of homeless and people sleeping in derelict vehicles.

September 12th, 2023
Waste Management launches derelict vehicles information system

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Department of Waste Management (DWM) has launched an information system to provide the Territory with up-to-date information regarding derelict vehicle removals.

September 5th, 2023
Derelict vehicles ‘an increasing burden on the public’s purse’- Health Minister Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands is looking at medium and long term plans to help alleviate the cost of its derelict vehicles programme and this could include instituting a vehicle disposal fee.

August 16th, 2023
‘Retire Your Ride’ derelict removal campaign underway

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Persons in the Virgin Islands (VI) are being called to ‘retire their rides’ as the Virgin Islands (VI) Department of Waste Management launches its derelict removal campaign.

June 6th, 2023
‘Sheer arrogance!’ Hon Fraser objects to derelict vehicles storage returning to SCB

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Recently, Acting Manager of the Department of Waste Management (DWM) Mr Neville Allen has said it is the hope that the storage and processing of derelict vehicles will be returned to Sea Cow's Bay.

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