The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority Corporate Communications NEWS RELEASE Contact: Jean P. Greaux, Jr., Director of Corporate Communications 340-774-3552 extension 2147 or 340-244-7330 communications@viwapa.vi / www.viwapa.vi August 28, 2019 WAPA OFFICES CLOSED TERRITORY WIDE TODAY DUE TO PASSAGE OF TROPICAL STORM DORIAN Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority Executive Director Lawrence J. Kupfer …

Subject: District Wide Electrical Service Interruption Affecting St. Thomas & St. John; Generation Capacity Issues Affecting Harley Plant WAPA ALERTS Please click here to acknowledge receipt of this message A major electrical service interruption related to generation capacity at the Randolph Harley Power Plant has resulted in a district wide outage. The problems initially affected …

VIPA TRAVEL ADVISORY – TROPICAL STORM DORIAN

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 28, 2019 VIPA TRAVEL ADVISORY – TROPICAL STORM DORIAN The Virgin Islands Port Authority has issued the following travel advisory as Tropical Storm Dorian passes the United States Virgin Islands: AIRPORTS The Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas and the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport on St. Croix are both open. …

COAST GUARD REOPENS ST. CROIX’S SEAPORTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 27, 2019 COAST GUARD REOPENS ST. CROIX’S SEAPORTS The U.S. Coast Guard has re-opened the seaports in St. Croix and set all the seaports in the U.S. Virgin Islands (including the St. Thomas/St. John district) and Puerto Rico at Port Condition X-Ray.  The Coast Guard has set the ports at Condition …

ST. CROIX SEAPORTS CLOSE AT 8 P.M. TONIGHT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 26, 2019 ST. CROIX SEAPORTS CLOSE AT 8 P.M. TONIGHT The U.S. Coast Guard has announced that it will close all seaports in the St. Croix district only at 8:00 p.m. tonight, August 26, 2019, due to inclement weather expected as Tropical Storm Dorian passes the U.S. Virgin Islands.  The closure …

Harmony of the Seas Cancels St. Thomas Visit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 26, 2019 Harmony of the Seas Cancels St. Thomas Visit Royal Caribbean Cruise Line has informed the Virgin Islands Port Authority that it has cancelled its August 28 scheduled visit by the Harmony of the Seas at the Austin “Babe” Monsanto Marine Terminal in Crown Bay, St. Thomas.  The visit was …

WATER ISLAND FERRY TEMPORARY BERTHING ARRANGEMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 26, 2019 WATER ISLAND FERRY TEMPORARY BERTHING ARRANGEMENT The management of Crown Bay Marina on St. Thomas has notified the Virgin Islands Port Authority that their marina will be closed to all vessels at 3 p.m. today, August 26, 2019.  This closure is due to possible inclement weather as Tropical Storm …

For Immediate Release Source: United States Virgin Islands Department of Tourism Contacts: Alani Henneman-Todman, U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism +1 340 774-8784 ahenneman@usvitourism.vi Bevan Springer, Marketplace Excellence +1 201 861-2056 bevan@marketplaceexcellence.com Kashief Hamilton and Randolph Donovan, Jr. being honored for their heroic act. (l-r) Kashief Hamilton, Captain Candeloro Donato, Randolph Donovan, Jr., Commissioner of …

For Immediate Release Source: United States Virgin Islands Department of Tourism Contacts: Alani Henneman-Todman, U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism +1 340 774-8784 ahenneman@usvitourism.vi Bevan Springer, Marketplace Excellence +1 201 861-2056 bevan@marketplaceexcellence.com ELIZABETH HANSEN WATLEY NAMED ACTING DIRECTOR OF NEW DIVISION OF FESTIVALS U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS (August 14, 2019) – The U.S. Virgin Islands Department …