Press Release

Ministry of Health & Social Development
Department of Waste Management
Entire BVI
Release Date:
Friday, 11 August 2023 - 10:46am

The Department of Waste Management is accepting quotations for barge services for the transporting of derelict vehicles from Virgin Gorda to Tortola.

Director Mr. Marcus Solomon said, “We are looking for a barge capable of accommodating derelict vehicles, equipment and scrap metals, approximately 150 pieces.”

The barge will be loaded with loaders and or excavators at the St. Thomas Bay Ferry Dock and the cargo will be transported to Pockwood Pond dock at the derelict vehicle storage site. The loading, offloading and transportation process is estimated to take two to three days.

Barging Companies who are interested are asked to submit their bids in a sealed envelope with the name of the company and reference, “Barge Services for the Removal of Derelict Vehicles Virgin Gorda” with the following documents enclosed.

  • Quotation for work
  • Certificate of good standing from Inland Revenue Department, Social Security Board and National Health Insurance
  • Valid Trade License 2023
  • Proof of ownership of equipment including pictures, insurance, registration etc.
  • Listing of jobs of similar nature
  • The names and contact information of three (3) referrals familiar with your work/service.  

All bids will be evaluated based on price, equipment, experience and reliability. Please note that all documents must be included for consideration and should be submitted by noon on August 21, 2023.

All quotations must be hand delivered to the Department of Waste Management Office, located on the second Floor, of the Property Union Building adjacent to Happy Lion Restaurant.

For additional queries, contact the department at 284-468-4934. 


Natasha Lettsome-Humphrey

Public Health Communications Specialist
Ministry of Health/Social Development
Telephone: 468-2286