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A vision plan for Quarter Development? Where have we heard that before?

PHILIPSBURG – The Council of Ministers recently approved a “vision plan” for the development of what is now called the Quarter Development, situated next to the A.C. Wathey Cruise and Cargo Facility. Minister of TEATT Announces Vision for Waterpark and Boutique Hotel Development Near Port St. Maarten More than seven years ago, on March 26, More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, November 21st, 2022
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Sol Antilles hosted oil spill response training

PHILIPSBURG — Eighteen energy professionals received their specialist certificates from the international industry cooperative Oil Spill Response Ltd. (OSRL) upon completion of their large-scale oil spill More...

By The Publisher On Friday, September 16th, 2022
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Dutch Marines requested to provide military assistance during passing storm Fiona

PHILIPSBURG –Just as Hurricane Exercise 2022 (HUREX 2022) kicked off today, Friday, September 16, and is scheduled to last until September 26, the local authorities of Saba and St. Eustatius have made a request More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, July 7th, 2022
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Causeway bridge again in trouble

PHILIPSBURG — The causeway bridge over the Simpson Bay Lagoon has a checkered history that includes stories about bribery and technical malfunctioning. Currently, the swing bridge is out of commission again, More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, June 28th, 2022
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Theo Heyliger even deeper involved in Port activities (Part 2)

PHILIPSBURG — The involvement of former minister and former parliamentarian Theo Heyliger in the import of goods at the port goes even deeper than previously described in our article ‘How Heyliger delivered More...

By The Publisher On Monday, May 9th, 2022
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Zebec’s attorney reveals Theo Heyliger’s “criminal conspiracy”

PHILIPSBURG — Project developer Zebec intends to take St. Maarten Harbor Cruise Facilities (SMH Cruise) and others to court in an attempt to claim close to $100 million in damages it suffered after the port More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 28th, 2021
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Dutch Marines conduct military exercises at Raoul Illidge Sports Complex

GREAT BAY — The Dutch Marines stationed in Aruba conducted a military exercise at the Raoul Illidge Sports Complex on Tuesday morning. The exercise named “Windward Express” included marines stationed More...

By The Publisher On Friday, March 26th, 2021
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Yacht Club Port De Plaisance launches Farm to Yacht Program

What A Success – On March 24th, 2021, Yacht Club Port De Plaisance, hosted their first Farm to Yacht Program – local Farmer’s Market in the beautiful Oasis Garden, from 8:30am to 10:30am. The overwhelming More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, August 30th, 2020
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What are the rules of engagement for yachts?

Dear Editor, A great many yachts migrate from the Northern Caribbean to the Southern Caribbean to evade the hurricane belt every year. This year with the Covid danger all the territories closed their borders and More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, April 15th, 2020
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Nature Foundation records third dead sea turtle due to a boat strike for 2020

SIMPSON BAY — Last week the Nature Foundation received a report of a dead sea turtle on Simpson Bay beach close to the Beacon Hill area. The green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) clearly died due to a boat strike More...