Virgin Islands Port Authority
News Release


Monifa Brathwaite, Public Information Officer
(340) 774-1629


Port Authority Marine Tariff Public Hearing on September 20th


The Virgin Islands Port Authority’s board of governors has amended VIPA’s Marine Tariff and VIPA’s Marine Rules & Regulations regarding commercial vessel requirements by adding:

SECTION III Part F – Docking Fees: Commercial vessels moored at VIPA’s facilities must have a current, valid Certificate of Inspection or Certificate of Documentation, along with $1 million in liability insurance.

 The public is invited to a hearing on September 20 at 6 p.m. to discuss the change to the tariff and the rules and regulations.  The hearing will be held in the Crown Bay Center conference room at the Austin “Babe” Monsanto Marine Terminal, 161-A Subbase, St. Thomas, and via teleconference in VIPA’s conference room on the second floor of the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport Terminal on St. Croix.   For more information, contact VIPA’s Public Information Officer, Monifa Brathwaite, at (340) 774-1629 or