The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) will be repairing the Charles F. Blair Seaplane Terminal located in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, on Wednesday, Aug. 6. VIPA’s contractor, Lemartec Inc., will replace the entire roof of the terminal. The roof replacement will take two weeks to complete. The Blair Terminal houses the Seaborne seaplane operations.
Hurricane-damage repairs at the adjacent Edward W. Blyden IV Marine Terminal will also begin Aug. 6. Additional cosmetic repairs and upgrades will be installed throughout the facility, including the replacement of the metal roll-up doors and an enhanced security entry system for the marine office.
VIPA has hired Julian Welding to replace the security fencing at both terminals. This contractor will also replace damaged fencing at the Urman V. Fredericks Marine Terminal in Red Hook and fencing damaged in a car accident that occurred on Sunday at the Cyril E. King Airport.