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Regulated Garbage Removal

By Charter19 | October 28, 2020

Regulated Garbage and Garbage Removal Upon Arrival to USVI What is Regulated Garbage? Garbage containing or associated with plant or animal materials; generated onboard conveyances arriving from any place outside the United States, except Canada, is subject to requirements and safeguards for handling once in the United States. Garbage becomes regulated by APHIS per 7 CFR 330.401 … Continue reading Regulated Garbage Removal

Gowrie Group Official Insurance Sponsor of the 2020 USVI Charter Yacht Show Set for November 12-15

By Charter19 | October 14, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 14, 2020   Gowrie Group Official Insurance Sponsor of the 2020 USVI Charter Yacht Show Set for November 12-15   St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI). Gowrie Group, a nationally-focused, leading marine insurance agency that manages the comprehensive health insurance and yacht insurance programs offered to active members of the Virgin … Continue reading Gowrie Group Official Insurance Sponsor of the 2020 USVI Charter Yacht Show Set for November 12-15

CYBA Webinar Oct 9th 2020- Contract

By Charter19 | October 9, 2020

Board Director Jennifer Augspurger participated on the panel speaking at the CYBA Inclusive Charter Agreement V.2020.02: Click here to download. Changes made: Page 1 Broker now joins this agreement for Clause 10 Page 1 The Owner and Charterer have read, understood, and agreed to the terms Clause 7: Broker is liable for funds on his account … Continue reading CYBA Webinar Oct 9th 2020- Contract

Bill 33-0349  regarding the Tourism Revolving Enhancement Fund and potential passenger surcharges

By Charter19 | October 9, 2020

Thursday July 23 O.Blake met with Senator Hodge to discuss his proposed bill of $2/person surcharge for USVI day-charters and $12/person foreign day-charter surcharge. Email sent requesting follow-up Aug 25th. No subsequent responses or replies to VIPCAs continued follow up. October 5th Executive Director of VIPCA, O.Blake, Testified in Legislature against the Bill 33-0349  regarding the … Continue reading Bill 33-0349  regarding the Tourism Revolving Enhancement Fund and potential passenger surcharges

Rev Sanitation Services

By Charter19 | May 28, 2020

REV SALES SHEET 2 www.revsanitation.com revsainitation@gmail.com Ph. (340) 277 3968 Not all disinfectants and mold recovers are created equal. We use a unique chemical compound called chlorine dioxide. Chlorine dioxide has been used during Anthrax attacks, in at the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, to purify drinking water, and most recently to kill MRSA in schools and hospitals. … Continue reading Rev Sanitation Services

Press Release: by US CBP on Regulated Garbage, May 5, 2020

By Charter19 | May 5, 2020

Press Release: by US Customs and Border Protection, May 5, 2020 The United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) recognizes the unprecedented challenges the current COVID-19 pandemic poses. However, we must also remember there are other diseases that can affect our food chain, like Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD), African … Continue reading Press Release: by US CBP on Regulated Garbage, May 5, 2020

VIPCA works on Regulation of Certain Garbage for waiver for VI yachts

By Charter19 | May 5, 2020

The Regulation of Certain Garbage (CFR Title 9 Part 94.5 and Title 7 part 330.400-330.401) is currently being enforced by CBP outreach subsequent to an order by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Enforcement is for ALL U.S. Ports, which includes the U.S. Virgin Islands. This is not a local CBP vendetta against yachts in the … Continue reading VIPCA works on Regulation of Certain Garbage for waiver for VI yachts

IYBA Webinar – VIPCA Presenting

By Charter19 | May 5, 2020

https://www.bigmarker.com/iyba/Charter-Destination-Update?bmid=399dba4a4511 VIPCA’s executive director Oriel Blake presented at the IYBA webinar on Charter Destination Update with 259 registered participants.  

Airlines Resume Service to the U.S. Virgin Islands 

By Charter19 | May 2, 2020

VIRGIN ISLANDS PORT AUTHORITY  ST. CROIX | ST. THOMAS | ST. JOHN UNITED STATES VIRGIN ISLANDS GATEWAYS TO THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS’ ECONOMY  NEWS RELEASE  Contact: Monifa Marrero-Brathwaite | Public Information Officer  (340) 774-1629 or 340-244-1065  info@viport.com / www.viport.com  May 1, 2020  Airlines Resume Service to the U.S. Virgin Islands  After several weeks of reduced … Continue reading Airlines Resume Service to the U.S. Virgin Islands 

updated Department of Natural Resources (DRNA in Spanish) 2020-07F order for Puerto Rico’s marinas following the latest governmental ordinance:

By Charter19 | April 29, 2020

We have received the updated Department of Natural Resources (DRNA in Spanish) 2020-07F order for Puerto Rico’s marinas following the latest governmental ordinance: COMUNICACIÓN-NÚM.-2020-07F-Marinas-DRNA-17-ABR-2020 1) Recreational boating is prohibited no matter what until lockdown is lifted 2) Haul out services may be provided granted you have a reservation that dates March 14 or before. Evidence … Continue reading updated Department of Natural Resources (DRNA in Spanish) 2020-07F order for Puerto Rico’s marinas following the latest governmental ordinance: