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News Releases
9/12/2019 Aircraft Accident Temporarily Closed CEKA Runway (CEKA was reopened at 8:20 a.m.)
9/5/2019 VIPA to Begin HERA ARFF Garage Demolition
9/4/2019 VIPA Installing New Cleats at St. Thomas/St. John Seaports
9/3/2019 Harmony of the Seas Cancels September 4th Call to St. Thomas (Hurricane Dorian)
8/30/2019 VIPA's Board Approved Fiscal Year 2020 Budget
8/28/2019 VIPA Travel Advisory (Tropical Storm Dorian)
8/27/2019 Coast Guard Reopens St. Croix's Seaports - Port Condition X-Ray (Tropical Dorian)
8/26/2019 St. Croix Seaports Close at 8 p.m. Tonight (Tropical Storm Dorian)
8/26/2019 VIPA to Host Public Meeting to Present Crown Bay District 20-Year Vision Plan
8/26/2019 Water Island Ferry Temporary Berthing Arrangement (Tropical Storm Dorian)
8/26/2019 Harmony of the Seas Cancels St. Thomas Visit (Tropical Storm Dorian)
8/20/2019 VIPA Demolishing Derelict Building in Crown Bay, St. Thomas
8/20/2019 VIPA Announces New Airport Manager - Jerome Sheridan
8/9/2019 VIPA Will Temporarily Close Enighed Gravel Parking Lot for Repairs
8/8/2019 VIPA is Making Improvements to the CEKA and HERA Terminals' Air Conditioning Systems
8/6/2019 VIPA Alerts Public of Port Renovations on St. Thomas
8/1/2019 VIPA Addresses HERA Terminal Generator Malfunction
8/1/2019 Bourne Field Residents Advised of Neighborhood Cleanup
7/25/2019 VIPA Launches Territory-Wide Cleanup
7/22/2019 Celebrity Equinox Makes Unscheduled Call to St. Thomas
7/19/2019 Red  Hook Terminal Garage Fully Opens on Monday,  July 22nd
7/18/2019 Red Hook Customs Building Permit Application Forwarded to V.I. Legislature for Final Local Approval
7/15/2019 VIPA Installing Two New Air Conditioning Chillers at CEKA Terminal
7/14/2019 VIPA Dispels Rumors of Additional RCCL Cancelations
6/28/2019 Old Airport Passes are Obsolete
6/28/2019 VIPA Updates Public on Security and Parking at its Seaports in Red Hook and Cruz Bay for St. John Festival
6/26/2019 VIPA Board Thanks Acting Director Cartwright for His Service as Acting Executive Director During Transition Period
6/26/2019 Carlton Dowe Selected as VI Port Authority Executive Director
6/21/2019 VIPA Removing Abandoned Vehicles from Enighed Pond Parking Lot
6/21/2019 Heightened Security for Fourth of July Travel
6/21/2019 FAA Inspection Finds USVI's Airports in Compliance
6/13/2019 USVI Will Receive Additional Cruise Visits June 19th and 20th
6/12/2019 VIPA Investigates Administrative Building Breach
6/5/2109 Cruz Bay Parking Lot on St. John Closes June 15th to Host Festival Village
5/31/2019 HERA Terminal Air Conditioner Units Repaired
5/24/2019 VIPA Will Remove Sargassum Buildup at its Ports
5/20/2019 VIPA Providing Temporary Off-Site Parking in Red Hook for Events
05/13/2019 Local Contractors Invited to Workshop Regarding CEKA Parking Garage and Transportation Facility Construction Project
05/08/2019 VIPA Updates Public on Upcoming CEKA Terminal Renovations
05/07/2019 RCCL Cancels Eight Calls by Allure of the Seas to St. Thomas Citing Propulsion Issues
04/30/2019 Capt. Matthew Berry Joins VIPA as St. Thomas/St. John Marine Manager
04/26/2019 Aviation Tariff Public Hearing Scheduled for May 15, 2019
03/13/2019 Governor Bryan Updates the Traveling Public as FAA Orders Temporary Grounding of Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft
03/11/2019 Construction of Red Hook Parking Garage Sidewalk Begins March 12th
03/11/2019 VIPA Issues Response Regarding St. Croix Racetrack
03/05/2013 Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett Announces Two Important Transportation Grants for Henry E. Rohlsen  Airport and Cyril E. King Airport
02/28/2019 VIPA Provides Port Restoration Update
02/01/2019 VIPA Announces Acting Executive Director and Other Port Leadership
01/31/2019 VIPA's Board Approves Study to Bring Larger Ships to St. Croix
01/23/2019 Construction of U.S. Customs and Border Protection Facility in Cruz Bay Will Begin in February
01/11/2019 Celebrity Summit Reschedules Call to St. Croix to Jan. 24th
01/11/2019 Travelers Advised to Arrive Earlier at Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas
12/20/2018 Public Hearing on Jan. 8, 2019 - VIPA Marine Tariff Pilotage and Other Fee Increases
12/4/2018 Oasis' Arrival Delayed Dec. 5th
11/26/2018 Temporary Closure of VIPA's Administrative Building on St. Thomas and Relocation of Staff to Crown Bay Center
11/21/2018 VIPA Announces New Crown Bay Center Website Launch
11/11/2018 St. Thomas/St. John TWIC Enrollment Center Now Located at UVI
11/7/2018 VIPA to Host Crown Bay District Charrette on Nov 15th
10/12/2018 VIPA to Conduct Simulated Emergency Drill at CEKA
10/2/2018 The Captain Vic Ferry Temporarily Out of Service
8/30/2018 Port Authority Marine Tariff Public Hearing on September 20th - re: Docking Fees
9/12/2018 USVI Airports and Seaports Remain Open as Tropical Storm Isaac Passes Territory
8/24/2018 VIPA Executive Director Announces Retirement
8/24/2018 VIPA Reports Restoration Progress
8/13/2018 General II Scheduled for Dry Dock Starting August 16
8/10/2018 Henry E. Rohlsen Airport Terminal Design Charrette on August 21st
8/8/2018 St. John Barge Service Interruption
8/3/2018 US Customs Begins Operation at Red Hook This Weekend

VIPA Updates Public on Status and Process of TWIC Enrollment in the USVI

7/23/2018 VIPA Completes Construction of Temporary US Customs Checkpoint in Red Hook Terminal
6/29/2018 CEKA Flag Tampering Incident
6/27/2018 Marine Tariff Public Hearing Scheduled for June 12th
6/27/2018 Temporary US Customs Checkpoint Coming Soon to Red Hook Terminal
6/27/2018 VIPA Seeks Owners of Abandoned Aircraft Parked at USVI Airports
6/19/2018 Public Invited to Visioning Charrette for CEKA Terminal Expansion
6/8/2018 US Customs Processing Pleasure Vessels and Charters in Cruz Bay
5/31/2018 Vessels with Outstanding Debts Will Be Prohibited from Berthing at All VIPA Seaports
5/30/2018 VIPA Reports Continued Restoration Progress
4/2018 VIPA's Hurricane Recovery Ad
4/6/2018 Temporary Road Closure at Red Hook Port on April 10th
3/9/2018 Love City Car Ferries, Inc. Amends Ticketing Policy
2/22/2018 TSA Raising Aviation Security Baseline with Stronger Security Measures
2/2018 VIPA's Hurricane Recovery Progress Report to the USVI Legislature
2/2/2018 Ferry Service Between St. Thomas and St. John Extended Until 10 p.m. Daily Starting February 8th
2/2/2018 VIPA Responds to Allegations in The Avis
1/10/2018 Hurricane Recovery Update - Priority Repairs Will Begin Late January



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St. John
St. Croix
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St. Thomas, VI 00803
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PO Box 1707
St. Thomas, VI 00803
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