Issue: Who is in charge of administering the harbors in the Virgin Islands?
|Area of Law:||Admiralty & Maritime Law|
|Jurisdiction:||Federal, Virgin Islands|
|Cited Statutes:||29 V.I.C. § 543 (13); 25 V.I.R. & R. § 131-2|
The administration of the harbors of the Virgin Islands has been delegated to VIPA. See 29 V.I.C. § 543 (13); 25 V.I.R. & R. § 131-2. The assignments of berths and the issuance of orders to maintain order at any landing place are specifically delegated to the Marine Manager of the port authority. Id.