Press conference Quotes - Hon. Luce Hodge-Smith

Tuesday, 10 October 2023 - 4:42pm

Honourable Luce Hodge-Smith, Junior Minister for Tourism and Culture at the Press Conference on Friday October 6 said: "To remain relevant and competitive, the Shipping Registry must be visible at all times.

Press conference Quotes - John Samuel

Tuesday, 10 October 2023 - 4:31pm

Director of the Virgin Islands Shipping Registry, Mr. John Samuel,  at the Press Conference on Friday October 6 said: " Persons have the option of registering in any jurisdiction. 

Statement by Premier Wheatley - Update on Various Matters

Monday, 9 October 2023 - 10:33am

Good afternoon to all the people of the Virgin Islands. I especially welcome those persons present with us and those joining on the airwaves and via the Internet, and members of the media.

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.

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