The Virgin Islands Shipping Registry (VISR) has won Quality Shipping in the 21st Century (Qualship 21) programme recognition for the year 2017. The department received a Certificate of Achievement confirming that the United States Coast Guard (USCG) officially recognised the VISR for having qualified for inclusion in the USCG Qualship 21 programme.
The Government of the Virgin Islands remains committed to green energy to reduce the Territory’s energy cost and has added 15 solar lights to illuminate along public roads namely Drakes Highway between Pockwood Pond and Fort Recovery.
In an effort to strengthen the development of occupational health and safety in the Territory, an Occupation Health and Safety Subcommittee was established under the Virgin Islands National Health and Wellness Advisory Council.
Topic: Government Information Services | Posted By: kduncan
Thursday, 27 October 2016 - 3:48pm
The Government of the British Virgin Islands is advising the public, especially coin collectors, that a ‘coin’ claiming to be issued in the name of the British Virgin Islands, has been offered for sale to coin dealers and the general public.
In continuing on its mandate to enhance the infrastructure of the Virgin Islands, the Ministry of Communications and Works is undertaking several road improvement works including expansions on water and sewage mains.