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Court dissolves Mingo’s contract without compensation

PHILIPSBURG – The Court in First Instance has dissolved the labor contract of Mark Mingo with the St. Maarten Harbour Holding Company. The company does not have to pay its former director any compensation. The court decision reveals the salary the harbor paid Mingo: 47,969 guilders ($26,798) gross per month – an annual salary of 575,628 guilders More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, May 8th, 2020
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Caribbean Princess Cruise Ship in Port for Fuel Bunkering

PORT ST. MAARTEN – On Thursday, the Caribbean Princess cruise ship was in port for fuel bunkering. The vessel belongs to Princess Cruises. One crew member with St. Maarten heritage who works onboard the vessel, More...

By The Publisher On Friday, March 27th, 2020
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Cruise lines facing no bail out, no business due to Coronavirus

~ Largest cruises halted for two months ~  PHILIPSBURG – Due to the spread of Coronavirus Royal Caribbean International and Carnival’s Princess Cruises have extended the suspension of their operations with More...

By The Publisher On Friday, March 20th, 2020
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Family’s round-the-world sailing trip turns nightmare – UPDATED

A Norwegian family which sailed from St. Maarten to Curaçao last Sunday and arrived there last night, is refused by the Curaçao authorities due to COVID-19 lockdown. The Coast Guard threatens to tow the ship More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, March 1st, 2020
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Braemar Cruise Turnaround Operation a Success due to Collaboration with Essential Stakeholders

PORT ST. MAARTEN – The turnaround operation involving the Fred Olsen cruise ship Braemar can be considered a success Port St. Maarten Management said on Sunday evening when the operation came to an end around More...

By The Publisher On Monday, February 10th, 2020
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Use of drones prohibited from No Fly Zones

PHILIPSBURG — The Department of Civil Aviation informs the public that with the implementation of the Ministerial Regulation limiting the use of RPAS/UAS or drones, there are zones now established where drone More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 4th, 2020
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What will we learn from the cruise townhall meeting?

PHILIPSBURG – Port St. Maarten hosted a town hall meeting on Tuesday at its home-porting terminal in Pointe Blanche with experts from the cruise industry. The meeting aimed to share knowledge and stimulate greater More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, January 5th, 2020
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Port St. Maarten: 2019 Closes with 1.6+ Million Cruise Passengers

~ Port calls on Stakeholders to Move Forward Together in 2020 in Offering New and Enhanced Experiences ~ PORT ST. MAARTEN – The Old Year ended with the destination receiving over 1.6 million cruise passengers More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, December 15th, 2019
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Simpson Bay Bridge Remains Fully Operational

PORT ST. MAARTEN – The Simpson Bay Bridge despite an incident on Sunday afternoon is fully operational for outbound and inbound Mega Yachts and regular boat traffic. On Sunday afternoon after the incident, the More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, December 15th, 2019
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Prime Minister updates on French side developments

PHILIPSBURG – Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, supported by the Council of Ministers, decided today, in a second emergency meeting with Police representatives, senior staff of the Ministries of General Affairs, More...