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September 21st, 2023
VI Maritime & Shipping Authority Act, 2023 passed in HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In an effort to enhance the capacity for the Virgin Islands Shipping and Maritime Authority to compete internationally, Legislators have passed the Virgin Islands Shipping and Maritime Authority Act and the Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Act 2022.

February 22nd, 2023
'You do a whole audit on EZ Shipping & you don’t interview' them?- Premier on AG Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– A Report of the Auditor General, Ms Sonia M. Webster on the COVID-19 Border Security Contracts for Static Marine Platforms [COI R23], has been criticised for lacking proper research and interviews by Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7).

December 3rd, 2021
No port fees increase as scheduled for 2022– Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has announced that the planned increase in port fees will not be implemented as scheduled for 2022.

June 19th, 2021
BVIPA defers more port fee increases to January 2022

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) has announced that pursuant to the public announcement made by Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) in April regarding the postponement of port fee increases until 2022, the majority of fee increases, will now be deferred to January 2022.

May 23rd, 2020
COVID-19: Who is sterilising 'boxes coming in daily?'- Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Third District Representative, Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) remains sceptical about how the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) is transmitted and has called for the Government to fully re-open the economy.

February 7th, 2020
Gov’t partnering with USVI to lower food cost – Premier Fahie

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – The high cost of food in the Virgin Islands (VI), has long been a contentious issuing plaguing locals and authorities; however, a solution may be on the way.

January 3rd, 2020
BVIPA rolling out new PortCall online booking system

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With the aim of improving efficiency throughout its current cargo and cruise berth booking system, the British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (BVIPA) is rolling out the port community scheduling system.

November 12th, 2011
‘Tax after sales’ an option for stimulating economy?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Ensuring fair competition and implementing ‘tax after sales’ could be two methods that would bring in the much needed funds to sustain the Territory’s economy, two talk show hosts recommended.

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