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This page was last updated on 09/12/2018 02:54 PM



USVI Airports and Seaports Remain Open as Tropical Storm Isaac Passes Territory
VIPA Executive Director Announces Retirement
VIPA Reports Restoration Progress
CEKA Flag Tampering Incident
Marine Tariff Public Hearing Scheduled for June 12th
Temporary US Customs Checkpoint Coming Soon to Red Hook Terminal
VIPA Seeks Owners of Abandoned Aircraft Parked at USVI Airports
US Customs Processing Pleasure Vessels and Charters in Cruz Bay
Vessels with Outstanding Debts Will Be Prohibited from Berthing at All VIPA Seaports
VIPA Reports Continued Restoration Progress
VIPA's Hurricane Recovery Update
Temporary Road Closure at Red Hook Port on April 10th
Love City Car Ferries, Inc. Amends Ticketing Policy
TSA Raising Aviation Security Baseline with Stronger Security Measures
VIPA's Hurricane Recovery Progress Report to the USVI Legislature
Ferry Service Between St. Thomas and St. John Extended Until 10 p.m. Daily Starting February 8th
VIPA Responds to Allegations in The Avis
Notice and Opportunity for Public Comment Regarding VIPA's PFC Application
by Feb. 26, 2018 - Cyril E. King Airport, St. Thomas and Henry E. Rohlsen Airport, St. Croix
Hurricane Recovery Update - Priority Repairs Will Begin Late January





December 29, 2017 Hurricane Recovery Update

VIPA Director Reports King Airport Progress and Recovery Updates

VIPA Reports Travel Delays at CEKA
VIPA Announces TSA Relocation at CEKA
VIPA Updates Public on Hurricane Restoration Progress
VIPA Dispels Rumors of Airport Closures
Hurricane Irma - Airports Close at 6 pm on Sept. 5, Closed Sept. 6
Hurricane Irma - Airport and Seaport Updates 02
Hurricane Irma - Airport and Seaport Updates 01
Hurricane Irma - RCCL Allure of the Seas and Celebrity Equinox Cancels Calls to St. Thomas
VIPA Announces RCCL Ship Cancellations Due to Mechanical Issues
Domestic Ferry Service Moving to Secured Area at Blyden Terminal on Aug. 15th
 VI Port Authority Schedules Marine Tariff Public Hearing
VIPA Reminds Public of Parking Options for St. John Festival-Goers Departing at the Red Hook Ferry Terminal
Red Hook Parking Lot Construction Begins Next Week
VIPA Invites Crown Bay Center Land-Tour and Taxi Operators to Public Meeting
VIPA Issues Advisory to Drivers Using CEKA Airport Road
Celebrity Summit to Make Unexpected Call to St. Croix Today

Azamara Quest Will Visit St. Croix on Thursday

Celebrity Summit Cancels April 9th Call to St. Croix (Ship Scheduled for Emergency Repairs)
Celebrity Summit Repairs Causes Ship to Cancel Call to St. Thomas



VIPA Board Releases Carlton Dowe, Names David Mapp Acting Director
New VIPA Marine Rates Effective January 1, 2017
VIPA Warns Public of Craigslist Fraud
VIPA Begins $3.6 Million HERA Runway Rehabilitation Project
Public Meetings Scheduled to Discuss VIPA Marine Tariff Changes (St. Thomas,  St. John and St. Croix)
Temporary Parking Lot Relocation at UVF Terminal in Red Hook
Non-Cash Policy Implemented at Seaports for Businesses
Spirit Cancels Flights (Hurricane Matthew)
American Airlines Cancels USVI Flights (Hurricane Matthew)
Abramson Cruise Pier Temporarily Closed due to Storm Surge Flooding
Delivery Service Vehicle Fee to be Collected at all Seaports Nov. 1
VIPA Receives $10.7 Million from FAA for Aviation Projects
VIPA Preparing to Demolish Five Bournefield Units
Royal Caribbean Cancels Two Calls to Crown Bay Due to Inclement Weather
VIPA Seeking Contractor to Fill Notch and Install Mooring Dolphin at Crown  Bay Pier
VIPA Receives BBB+ Rating from Standard and Poor's
VIPA Seeking Contractor to Build a Two-Level Parking Garage at the Urman Victor Fredericks Terminal in Red Hook
VIPA to Host Groundbreaking Ceremony for new HERA Fire Station



VIPA and Royal Caribbean Sign 10-Year Agreement
Crown Bay Holiday Fest Continues on Dec 15th
VIPA Invites Community to the First Frederiksted Holiday Fest on Dec. 5th
Port Authority Will No Longer Honor Expired Parking Passes
Kick Off the 2015 Holiday Season at Crown Bay Center on Dec. 1st
Crown Bay Parking Lot Under Repair
Celebrity Cruises Cancels Call to St. Croix
VIPA Issues Request for Proposals to Provide Taxi Service at the Ann E. Abramson Marine Facility
King Airport Receives New State-of-the-Art Fire Truck
VIPA Receives $6.8 Million for New Fire Station at Rohlsen Airport
VIPA Purchases New Passenger Lift for CEKA
Port Authority Returns Cruz Bay Taxi Operation to Central  Government
Chemical Gas Storage Prohibited at Gallows Bay Marine Facility
Port Authority Re-Opens Lindbergh Bay Water Playground
VIPA Hosts Zumba Fitness Challenge Finale at Abramson Pier on Saturday, June 6
VI Government Employees and the Community Invited to Summer Wellness and Fitness Program Beginning June 9 at Crown Bay Center
VI Port Authority to Meet with Independent Taxi Drivers on St. Thomas
VIPA Thanks Gov. Mapp and 31st Legislature for Support of Permits to Improve St. Croix's Seaport Infrastructure
Update - CEKA Terminal Freight Elevator Will Be Used for ADA Compliance Only While Main Elevator is Replaced
King Airport Passenger Elevator Closed for Repairs; Public May Use Freight Elevator to Access Second Floor
Presentation to 31st Legislature re Schooner Bay Dredging and Ovesen Seaplane Terminal Permits (with cover letter)
VIPA Starts Final Phase HERA Apron Rehab
New Exit Lane Opens at King Airport
VI Port Authority to Meet with Off-Airport Car Rentals on St. Croix
VIPA Director Updates Public on Status of Crown Bay Dredging
VIPA Hosts Zumba Exercise Challenge on St. Croix
Mock Disaster Drill Scheduled for King Airport
US Army Corp Approves Crown Bay East Gregerie Dredging
Micro Rum Distillery Planned for Crown Bay, St. Thomas


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Public Information Officer
Tel: (340) 774-1629 ext. 6639
Fax: (340) 714-1492

Virgin Islands Port Authority
8074 Lindbergh Bay
P.O. Box 301707
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands  00803-1707
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