PURCHASING AND CONTRACTS
VENDORS AND SUPPLIERS
The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) is a substantial recipient of federal awards from the United States Government. Therefore, effective January 1, 2022, all vendors doing business with VIPA must have a Data Universal Number (DUNS) and must be registered with Sam.Gov.
DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE (DBE) PROGRAM
Pursuant to the Code of Federal Regulation (CFR) 49 Part 26, the Virgin Islands Department of Public Works (VIDPW)
maintains a shared Unified Certification Program (UCP) DBE Directory identifying all firms eligible to participate as DBEs on Department of Transportation-assisted contracts. The DBE Directory list the firm’s name, address, owner, phone number, email, website, application North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes, service category, and a brief description of work the DBEs have been certified to perform..