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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 on St. Maarten with the assistance of the naval vessel M.V. Pelican. This amphibious operation also saw marines from the ship being deployed More...

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By The Publisher On Saturday, September 18th, 2021
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Ferry-service to Saba and Statia could start in November

PHILIPSBURG — Saba and Statia have jointly selected Anguilla-based Blues and Blues as the preferred operator of a ferry connection between the two islands, St. Maarten and St. Kitts. The service could be More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, May 9th, 2021
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Civil inquiry: more “rotten apples” at the harbor

PHILIPSBURG — The grievances the Public Prosecutor has filed at the Supreme Court in the cassation against the decision by the Common Court of Justice to deny permission for a civil inquiry at the Harbor More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, November 8th, 2020
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Port St. Maarten welcomes largest CMA CGM Cargo Vessel Fort Fleur d’Épée

PORT ST. MAARTEN – Port St. Maarten made history once again servicing CMA CGM Fort Fleur d’Épée, the largest container ship to ever call at the Dr. A.C. Wathey Cruise & Cargo Facilities.  The vessel More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, September 24th, 2020
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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 More...

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...






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