Premier Wheatley To Attend Monaco Yacht Show And UN Meeting

Monday, 25 September 2023 - 5:20pm

Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Dr. Natalio Wheatley is away from the Territory attending the Monaco Yacht Show until October 1 and the United Nations Meeting in New York on October 3 and 4.

Virgin Islands Maritime and Shipping Authority Act, 2023 Passed in House of Assembly

Wednesday, 20 September 2023 - 5:01pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands has enhanced the capacity for the Virgin Islands Shipping and Maritime Authority to compete internationally with the passing of the Virgin Islands Shipping and Maritime Authority Act and the Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Act 2022.

Bill Seeks to Establish Virgin Islands Shipping and Maritime Authority

Tuesday, 25 July 2023 - 11:47am

The Virgin Islands Shipping and Maritime Authority Act, 2023 had its first reading in the House of Assembly on June 29.

Statement by Premier Wheatley - Update on Requirements for Foreign Based Charter Vessels

Wednesday, 16 November 2022 - 5:42pm

Madam Speaker, over the weekend, I made an announcement pertaining to the change in some of the requirements for foreign based charter vessels.

Government Seeks Legislative Drafting Services For Marine Laws

Wednesday, 7 September 2022 - 4:10pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands acting through the Attorney General’s Chambers is inviting qualified, professional, experienced, and resourceful candidates to submit Expressions of Interest to create a specialist panel to provide legislative drafting services for the comprehensive review of the maritime laws of the British Virgin Islands.

VI's Search And Rescue Response Enhanced With Training

Thursday, 2 June 2022 - 3:27pm

The Virgin Islands has been put a step closer to the establishment of a Rescue Coordination Centre (RCC) with the training of 14 individuals representing the Virgin Islands’ search and rescue response teams.

Statement By The Government Of The Virgin Islands On Ensuring Safety Of Life At Sea

Thursday, 17 March 2022 - 5:25pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is committed to safeguarding the well-being of the people of the Virgin Islands and its visitors, while protecting the borders, facilitating legitimate trade, and ensuring compliance.

Statement by Premier Fahie - Update to the People on March 11, 2022

Friday, 11 March 2022 - 12:35pm

This morning, I wish to provide another bi-monthly update on the work that your Government continues to do to deliver transparent and accountable Governance by providing information to the public and answering questions from the media; strengthen the resilience of these islands; and to improve the quality of life for all our citizens.

VI Shipping Registry To Develop Rescue Coordination Centre

Thursday, 28 October 2021 - 12:19pm

The Virgin Islands Shipping Registry (VISR) is in the process of developing a Rescue Coordination Centre (RCC) with assistance by AMP Global Strategies.


Thursday, 15 April 2021 - 5:31pm

 Government continues to significantly invest in the Virgin Islands Shipping Registry (VISR), which will become a major revenue earner for the Virgin Islands. The VISR is poised to become a leading Maritime Authority in the Global economy.