Former Sen. Robert F O’Connor Jr. has been selected chairman of the V.I. Port Authority, the agency that owns, operates and manage all of the air and marine ports in the territory. The owner of O’Connor Car Rental on St. John has been a member of the board for about 10 years. He told the Virgin Islands Daily News, "My goal will be to keep the Port Authority in the black instead of the red. The Authority meets monthly at offices near Cyril King Airport.