The V.I. Port Authority governing board met via teleconference Thursday to approve two contracts and discuss the impact the coronavirus is having on operations.

Board members voted unanimously to approve a $15,869,589 task order for Lamartec to construct a new container port on St. Croix, and a $260,000 contract with L.E.B.G., LLS for refurbishment of the commuter terminal restroom at King Airport on St. Thomas.

— Contact Suzanne Carlson at 340-714-9122 or email