VIRGIN ISLANDS PORT AUTHORITY
ST. CROIX ▪ ST. THOMAS ▪ ST. JOHN UNITED STATES VIRGIN ISLANDS
GATEWAYS TO THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS’ ECONOMY
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Contact: Monifa Marrero-Brathwaite | Public Information Officer
(340) 774-1629 ext. 6639 or 340-244-1065
info@viport.com / www.viport.com

September 25, 2019

VIPA Updates Territory on Status of Air and Seaports Post Tropical Storm Karen

The Virgin Islands Port Authority provided an update on port operations in the territory following the passage of Tropical Storm Karen:
• The U.S. Coast Guard has reopened all seaports in the U.S. Virgin Islands at 9:13 a.m.  All maritime and seaplane operations will resume.
• VIPA reminds the public that the Harmony of the Seas has canceled its call to the Austin “Babe” Monsanto Marine Terminal today, September 25, 2019, due to inclement weather caused by Tropical Storm Karen.
• The Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas and the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport on St. Croix are open today with normal operations.  All airlines are operating.
• All VIPA employees reported to work today per their normal schedules.