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FREDERIKSTED – Senate President Kenneth Gittens said the $27 million in federal grants announced today will bring much needed improvements to the territory’s two airports. The funding is beneficial particularly as the Virgin Islands continues its recovery from Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Some of the grant funds will go towards

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Port Authority is soliciting proposals for the marking and re-striping of the runway at the Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas. The invitation to bid is posted on VIPA’s website: https://bit.ly/2BIk9Ez For more information or to obtain a bid package, call our Engineering

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CRUZ BAY — The Virgin Islands Port Authority said today that it is hiring a dockmaster to oversee the seaport operations on St. John. Dockmasters enforce the rules and regulations for the use of VIPA’s ports, assign berths, collect fees and other related duties. If you are interested in joining

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Port Authority is celebrating 50 years of connecting the territory to the world by air and sea today. To engage the community in the celebration of our golden anniversary, today’s mystery question on WSTA 1340-AM Radio was about VIPA and the history of our

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — It was a busy day for St. Thomas’ cruise ship port on Tuesday. Some 22,400 passengers on six ships were visiting the capital city: Carnival Glory, Celebrity Equinox, Celebrity Infinity, MSC Seaside, Royal Princess and Symphony of the Seas. Meanwhile, the Serenade of the Seas was berthed

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Port Authority says that St. Thomas will welcome six cruise ships tomorrow. “There will be a ship anchored in the inner harbor.” the authority said. Boat owners anchored in the inner harbor of St. Thomas are asked to move their vessels by 11:59 p.m.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Port Authority’s board of governors has selected Damian Cartwright to serve as VIPA’s Acting Executive Director. David W. Mapp, Sr. retired as the agency’s Executive Director on January 31 after 32 years of service at VIPA. Cartwright, who resides on St. Croix, is a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE –– The Virgin Islands Port Authority’s board of governors is exploring an opportunity to increase cruise visitors to St. Croix by accommodating larger ships at the Ann E. Abramson Marine Facility in Frederiksted. At its monthly board meeting held Thursday, the board approved a proposal from VIPA’s marine

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CRUZ BAY — The Virgin Islands Port Authority will begin construction of a new U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) building at the Victor Sewer Marine Facility (“The Creek”) in St. John on February 1. Construction is expected to be completed by November 2019. The old building was destroyed during

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FREDERIKSTED — The Celebrity Summit cruise ship has canceled its January 18 visit to the Ann E. Abramson Marine Facility in St. Croix, the Virgin Islands Port Authority said. Celebrity has rescheduled its visit to St. Croix to January 24, according to VIPA. The amended cruise ship schedule for the

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