Live Update on COVID-19

Tuesday, 17 March 2020 - 4:52pm

Notice To Mariners

Tuesday, 17 March 2020 - 10:14am

The British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (BVIPA) are reminding yachters of the announcement that was issued on 13th March regarding the Ports locations that are processing yacht clearances.

Heightened Security Protocols at Port Purcell

Tuesday, 17 March 2020 - 10:08am

Effective Monday, 16th March the British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (BVIPA) has announced heightened security measures for the Port Purcell cargo facility in Tortola.

BVI Places Moratorium on Cruise Ships

Monday, 16 March 2020 - 2:32pm

On March 14th, citing the World Health Organization (WHO) declaring COVID-19 a pandemic, the Government of the Virgin Islands announced the immediate closure of the Tortola cruise port, allowing no cruise ships to call on the territory for a 30 day period in an effort to protect the Territory from potential contamination.

Temporary Halt Of Cruise Ship Calls To The BVI

Friday, 13 March 2020 - 5:59pm

The Government of the British Virgin Islands has announced that it will halt cruise ship operations for an initial period of 30 days amid Coronovirus outbreak, citing the World Health Organization (WHO) declaring Covid-19 a pandemic.

Government Invites Taxi Drivers, Tour Operators To Meeting

Friday, 13 March 2020 - 5:51pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is inviting all taxi-drivers and tour operators operating at the cruise pier, vendors on the Tortola Pier Park and Craft Alive to an important meeting in the Jost Van Dyke Room at Maria’s by the Sea, tomorrow Saturday March 14 at 7:00 p.m. The meeting is being held to discuss the impact of the Coronavirus COVID-19 on the Tourism industry.

All are invited to make a special effort to attend.

Closure Of Anegada And Virgin Gorda Airports

Friday, 13 March 2020 - 5:20pm

The BVI Airports Authority Limited in consultation with the Premier, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie and its Board of Directors chaired by Mr. Bevis Sylvester has decided to close its two (2) outer Airports, namely Auguste George Airport, Anegada and Taddy Bay Airport, Virgin Gorda to international flights effective today, Friday 13th March 2020 for thirty (30) days in the first instance. 

BVI Government Responding Proactively To Covid-19

Friday, 13 March 2020 - 5:06pm

My dear Virgin Islanders, residents and visitors, a pleasant good day and God’s blessings to you and yours. As this is your Premier of the Virgin Islands, Andrew A. Fahie.

As you are aware, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the COVID-19 Coronavirus a pandemic.

BVI Ports Processing Vessels Arriving From Foreign Ports

Friday, 13 March 2020 - 4:51pm

While there have been no reported cases of COVID-19 in the British Virgin Islands, after carefully reviewing the clearance procedures at our Ports of Entry and in the best interest of our employees, we are proceeding with the temporary closure of select Ports and suspending our Ambassador Service Program at all Ports of entry.

Officials Strategise Food Supplies In Response To COVID-19

Friday, 13 March 2020 - 12:18pm

As the Government of the Virgin Islands continues to work across sectors in a vigorous response to the global Coronavirus (COVID-19),.................

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