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Inclement Weather Causes Changes to Vessel Operations at VIPA’s Seaports, Airports on St. Thomas and St. Croix Remain Open

The Virgin Islands Port Authority announced today that some vessels have changed their itineraries or canceled calls to the U.S. Virgin Islands due to safety concerns caused by inclement weather.  While the USVI’s seaports are open, heavy wave activity is occurring at some ports. VIPA issued the following update:

 

Seaports - St. Thomas/St. John

There have been no cancellations of cruise calls to St. Thomas/St. John, and the schedule for February 7 and 8 is as follows:


Wednesday, February 7

  • WICO – Disney Fantasy

  • WICO – Niew Amsterdam

  • WICO – Norwegian Encore

  • Crown Bay – Wonder of the Seas

  • Crown Bay – Evrima Yacht (*additional call due to itinerary change)

 

Thursday, February 8

  • WICO – Zaandam

  • St. John – Evrima Yacht

 

Passenger and car ferry operations between St. John and St. Thomas will operate per the normal schedule. No cancellation of service has been reported.

 

All cargo vessels are expected to arrive as scheduled.

 

Seaports - St. Croix

The Adventure of the Seas canceled its call to St. Croix on Wednesday, February 7.


All cargo vessel operations at the Wilfred “Bomba” Allick Port and Transshipment Center (the Containerport) have been canceled for Wednesday, February 7.

 

Airports

The Cyril E. King Airport (STT) and the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport (STX) will remain open. Travelers are asked to contact their airline directly with any inquiries regarding flight schedules.



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