Press Release

Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources and Climate Change
Entire BVI
Release Date:
Tuesday, 9 April 2024 - 1:05pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands, acting through the Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources, and Climate Change, is accepting bids to award a contract for the maintenance of beaches at Great Harbour and White Bay, located on Jost Van Dyke for a one year period commencing May 1, 2024.

The beach at Great Harbour measures approximately 1,564 feet and the beach at White Bay measures approximately 1,615 feet and the proposed scope of works consists but is not limited to the removal and disposal of seaweed, debris and garbage, and raking of beach for upkeep to ensure aesthetic appearance three times a week; removal and disposal of grass and small shrubs from the beach area two times a week; and monitoring beaches for sand mining and other illegal activities to prevent the unauthorised removal of sand from the offshore zone, the beach and the land behind the beach and report such activity to the Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources and Climate Change.

Work shall commence no earlier than 6:00 a.m. and shall be completed by 12:00 p.m. daily.

Interested bidders must furnish the following documents

  • Quotation for work.
  • Certificate of good standing from Inland Revenue Department, Social Security Board and National Health Insurance.
  • Valid Trade License 2024 for cleaning/maintenance services.
  • List of Jobs of similar nature

All tenders must be hand-delivered to the Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources and Climate Change, #44 Pusser’s Building, Lower Estate, Road Town, Tortola, Virgin Islands or sent via e-mail, in a non-editable format, to the Permanent Secretary at  The filename and e-mail subject must bear the applicant’s name and the title title “Maintenance of Beaches at Great Harbour and White Bay, Jost Van Dyke”.  Tenders must be submitted no later than April 19, 2024 at 4:00 p.m


Department of Information and Public Relations (GIS)

354 James Walter Francis Drive
RJT Edifice Building, 5th Floor
Road Town, TORTOLA VG1110

Tel: 284 468 2730
Fax: 284 468 2750