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  • 2019 MONTSERRAT FERRY SERVICE TENDERING PROCESS BEGINS

    11th July 2019

    Tenders are now being accepted for a new one-year contract for the Montserrat Ferry Service, to take effect from Tuesday, October 1, 2019.

     

  • CHANGES TO FERRY DEPARTURE TIMES & SUNDAY FERRY SERVICES EFFECTIVE AUGUST 2019

    8th July 2019

    The Access Division, under the portfolio of the Office of the Premier, will be standardizing the morning departure times on the Ferry Service from Montserrat to Antigua. As of August 1, 2019 all departures from Montserrat will be in the morning at 6:00a.m.

     
    The Access Division is also informing the public that the ferry service will be changing its Sunday Service as of August 4, 2019 and not July 7, 2019 as was previously announced.
     

    Therefore, the Sunday service will maintain its usual 6:30a.m. departure from Montserrat to Antigua until August 4, 2019. From August 4, 2019 and onwards, the Ferry Sunday service will depart Montserrat at 3:00p.m. and return to Montserrat in the evening, departing Antigua at the usual time (7:00p.m.)

     
    The Access Division apologises for any inconvenience this may cause.

     

  • MOUNTAIN CHICKENS TO ARRIVE & BE PLACED IN A CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT

    8th July 2019

    The Department of Environment is preparing to pilot a ‘scientific world first’ as it is set to receive a number of Mountain Chickens on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 in an effort to re-establish a thriving population on island.

     

  • BUSINESS SUPPORT FACILITY GRANTS BEING DISBURSED

    2nd July 2019

    The Office of the Premier is informing the public that the first twelve successful applicants of the ‘Business Support Facility’ grant scheme are now receiving their grants. The Office of the Premier, started the process of disbursing the funds to the successful applicants on Friday, June 28, 2019.

     

  • PREMIER ROMEO’s SPEECH TO THE UN C24 COMMITTEE IN NEW YORK – JUNE 25, 2019

    27th June 2019

    Speech to the UN C 24 Committee in NY
    by Hon Premier Donaldson Romeo
    on June 25th 2019
     
    (The 22nd Anniversary of the Fatal volcanic eruption of June 25, 1997)
     

    Madamme Chair,
     
    Today, 1:10 pm, marked twenty two years to the minute since the volcanic eruption of June 25th 1997, killed nineteen people in Montserrat. It is therefore a highly symbolic honour for me to address this Assembly today, not only as Premier of the British Overseas Territory of Montserrat, but as an eyewitness to the opening scenes of this ongoing tragedy.
     

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