February 24, 2018 4:28 am Last modified: 2:14 am

VIPA Cautions Swimmers, Divers at Frederiksted Pier

Ann E. Abramson Marine Facility pier in Frederiksted

The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) cautions the public to maintain a distance of at least 400 feet when swimming or diving near the cruise ship pier at the Ann E. Abramson Marine Facility in Frederiksted, St. Croix. 

Vessels in port routinely test their engines and the force of the engines could pose a danger to persons swimming or diving in the area.  Divers and swimmers are also asked to utilize a buoy when swimming or diving near the pier so their location can be easily identified by mariners for safety precautions.

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