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[ad name=”HTML-68″] WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said today that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $616.9 million in airport infrastructure grants, the third allotment of a total of $3.18 billion in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding. The grants include $8.2 million to the Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA)

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED — The air in the Terminal Cruise Lounge at the Henry E. Rohlsen airport was electrified with excitement and filled with at least 175 people in attendance who came to view and comment on the proposed Terminal Expansion & Modernization of the aging facility on Tuesday. David

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CONTAINER PORT IN ST. CROIX [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — In an effort to cut down on “congestion” at seaports in St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John, the Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) will begin charging a “demurrage” fee on cargo left for more than a week at facilities

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Senator Jean Forde, a member of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security, Justice and Public Safety, expressed grave concerns early Monday morning, regarding “the current lack of safety and security at Port Authority facilities throughout the Virgin Islands.” “Most recently, two significant incidents highlighted the alarming lack

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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes a $1,466,775 civil penalty against the Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) for alleged violations of airport safety regulations at Henry E. Rohlsen Airport in St. Croix and Cyril E. King International Airport in St. Thomas. The FAA inspected

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) reported that an unidentified person removed nine flags from the entrance to Cyril E. King International Airport at about 7:18 a.m. Friday. Alla H. Salem, 29, allegedly replaced those flags with black flags featuring the word “Allah” and Arabic symbols, the Virgin

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — FBI investigators along with local police converged upon the entrance of the Cyril E. King International Airport this morning after a report came in that the United States, U.S. Virgin Islands and nine other flags that normally hang on a welcome monument at the beginning

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NEW ACTING V.I. COMMISSIONER OF LABOR AVRIL E. GEORGE CHRISTIANSTED — Averil George has been named Acting Commissioner of the Virgin Islands Department of Labor effective Monday, June 25. George, who currently serves as the Assistant Director of the Division of Personnel, replaces outgoing Labor Commissioner Catherine Hendry. Hendry submitted

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — Nobody who is running for governor this year has as many good ideas for generating revenue streams for the Virgin Islands government as hedge fund mogul Warren Mosler. In Part Three of this series featuring independent candidate Mosler, we examine eight of the 10 proposals that

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has delivered two new custom welded aluminum vessels to the Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA). The vessels, designed by Metal Shark and built at the company’s Jeanerette, Louisiana production facility, were recently delivered to St. Thomas and transferred to VIPA. Each

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