World’s Largest In-Water Boat Show Reveals Opportunities abound in the Yachting Industry

Port SXM and Marine Sector Reps at FLIBS

PORT ST. MAARTEN – A delegation from Port St. Maarten and other local stakeholders recently returned from the flagship marine event, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) in Florida. Owned by the Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) and produced by Informa Markets, FLIBS is recognized as the largest in-water boat show More...

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Jeff Hargrove & Linda Munson of Clear Cote - marine
By Online Editor On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
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Budget Marine provides hands-on-training to students of the Kidz at Sea Zero to Hero Program

PHILIPSBURG — On October 15 and 16, the students of the Kidz at Sea Foundation’s ‘Zero to Hero’ Program participated in courses on boat maintenance to better understand the specifics of key products More...

Picture Nikima Hickinson BAK and PM Curacao
By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019
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Sint Maarten signed the OCTA Oceans Declaration and Roadmap

PHILIPSBURG — The Government of Sint Maarten signed the OCTA Oceans Declaration and Roadmap in Brussels last week. This declaration highlights common marine priorities amongst OCT’s, encourages blue economies More...

A degraded Dutch Caribbean coral reef - Erik Meesters (WUR)
By Online Editor On Friday, October 18th, 2019
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Kingdom Report Sounds Alarm on Biodiversity Conservation in the Dutch Caribbean

The Kingdom of the Netherlands highlights that of the twenty targets which were set for 2020 only four are on the track of being achieved on time. These results stress the immediate need for action by conservation More...

The unique nature of the Dutch Caribbean - sea - fish - water
By Online Editor On Tuesday, October 15th, 2019
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The Upcoming Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance Convention to be a Symposium for and by Nature Experts, Researchers, Managers and the Youth

Kralendijk – The upcoming convention of the Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA) will be taking place on Bonaire this year and will focus on youth participation, marine park management, coral restoration, More...

St. Maarten delegation led by MinTEATT Stuart Johnson
By The Publisher On Monday, September 30th, 2019
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Minister Johnson attends Monaco Yacht Show 2019

PHILIPSBURG — Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication the Honorable Stuart Johnson wrapped up his Europe work visit by attending the Monaco Yacht Show 2019 last week. This year’s More...

Tadzio Bervoets - DCNA
By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
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Bervoets Leaves Nature Foundation to Become Interim Director at Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance

PHILIPSBURG/KRALENDIJK — Nature Foundation Manager Tadzio Bervoets will be leaving the foundation to head the Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance as of October 1st. The Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA), More...

Graduation Celebration - Kids At Sea Foundation - Zero to Hero - Group 3
By The Publisher On Sunday, August 25th, 2019
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Kidz at Sea celebrates graduation of new Boat Captains

PHILIPSBURG — On Tuesday August 20th, the Kidz At Sea Foundation organized a Graduation Ceremony for the third ‘Zero to Hero’ class. Participants that graduated from this three-month full-time course More...

Shipwreck Airport Road 1
By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
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Though colorful they still need removing

SIMPSON BAY — A colorful but curious aspect during the 39th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta was brought to the attention of StMaartenNews.com this past weekend. At least ten boat wrecks can be seen along the More...