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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:

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE ANNOUNCES EXPANDED WATER QUALITY TESTING THROUGHOUT PARK WATERS

By Charter19 | April 28, 2020

Release Date:  April 27, 2020 NATIONAL PARK SERVICE ANNOUNCES EXPANDED WATER QUALITY TESTING THROUGHOUT PARK WATERS   St. John, US Virgin Islands – Virgin Islands National Park announces an expanded water quality testing program to assess fecal coliform bacteria within key boat mooring areas.   The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in use changes in park … Continue reading NATIONAL PARK SERVICE ANNOUNCES EXPANDED WATER QUALITY TESTING THROUGHOUT PARK WATERS

Recognizing Positive Stewardship on the Water

By Charter19 | April 9, 2020

Crews in St. Thomas have been organizing weekly food orders shared between multiple boats to obtain goods from a local farm and local baker.  Sugar Brown Farms delivered to Crown Bay Marina to one crew representative, wearing mask and gloves.  Safe distance was kept and payment collected online.  Crews in St. John have also organized … Continue reading Recognizing Positive Stewardship on the Water

20 Day Social Media Challenge

By Charter19 | April 8, 2020

20 Day Social Media Challenge (click here!) SOCIAL MEDIA CHALLENGE We would like to invite yacht crews to participate in our 20-day Social Media Challenge that begins April 10th and ends April 29th. On the 30th of April, we will announce the winning yachts. Prizes include a MasterClass online code and a case of champagne! The goal is … Continue reading 20 Day Social Media Challenge

Virgin Islands Professional Charter Industry Responds to COVID-19 Concerns, Reminds Members of this Economically Vital Marine Tourism Sector of New Emergency Executive Orders

By Charter19 | April 8, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 8, 2020   Virgin Islands Professional Charter Industry Responds to COVID-19 Concerns, Reminds Members of this Economically Vital Marine Tourism Sector of New Emergency Executive Orders   St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. A decades-strong industry and potent contributor to the U.S. Virgin Islands economy, which is often unseen due to the … Continue reading Virgin Islands Professional Charter Industry Responds to COVID-19 Concerns, Reminds Members of this Economically Vital Marine Tourism Sector of New Emergency Executive Orders