Ministry restricts the use of drones

FAA No Drone Zone

PHILIPSBURG — The Ministry  of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation and Telecommunications (TEATT) has placed restrictions on the use of drone aircraft in several areas such as the Princess Juliana International Airport, the Harbor, the House of Detention in Pointe Blanche, the Detention Center is Simpson Bay, TeLEm, St. Maarten Medical Center, More...

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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...

Heineken Regatta 2019 Ocean Racing 1 winners I Love Poland
By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
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Four days of serious sailing and serious fun conclude with awards and concert

GREAT BAY — The 39th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta is now in the books and already the event organizers, the ST. Maarten Yacht Club are looking forward to the 40th. After four wonderful days of sailing, the More...

Regatta Sailing - 1 Mar 2019 (2)
By The Publisher On Saturday, March 2nd, 2019
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Balance records fastest time around the island

Great Bay — With two days to go before the conclusion of the 39th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, a few boats have placed themselves in a commanding position after securing podium places for the second straight More...

Minister Stuart Johnson & Allison Hinds - 39th Regatta 2019
By The Publisher On Friday, March 1st, 2019
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Johnson welcomes visitors to the 39th Heineken Regatta

Great Bay — Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunications, Stewart Johnson was on hand to welcome the members of the head table, the special invites and members of the media during More...

Cruise ships in Port St. Maarten with Dump Smoke over Philipsburg - 20180207 MP
By The Publisher On Thursday, February 7th, 2019
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Port needs capital injection

PHILIPSBURG – The harbor currently has $25 million in liquid assets, its Chief Financial Officer Ton van Kooten told members of the parliamentary committee for tourism and /economic affairs on Wednesday morning. More...

Bobbys Marina 20170410 - HH
By The Publisher On Thursday, January 10th, 2019
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Government turns a deaf ear to Dock Maarten’s complaints about Bobby’s Marina

Authorities tolerate unfair competition at Great Bay Marina PHILIPSBURG – The dispute between Dock Maarten, Bobby’s Marina and Country St. Maarten is alive and kicking. Bobby’s Marina continues to operate More...

Cargo Platform Area Concrete Resurfacing Works Underway
By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 8th, 2018
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Port St. Maarten cargo container terminal repairs underway

PORT ST. MAARTEN – The resurfacing of 4000 square meters at Port St. Maarten’s cargo container terminal is currently underway for an investment of approximately US$400,000. The contract was awarded after More...

SXM Airways BN Islander aircraft parked at Saba Airport
By The Publisher On Sunday, August 5th, 2018
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Saba to temporarily close airport but will gain 3 ferry services, 1 helipad and 1 new extra airline company

Saba to temporarily close airport but will gain 3 ferry services, 1 helipad and 1 new extra airline company. How do you like them numbers? Read our special report about the planned Saba airport closure for runway More...

Screenshot video footage of drugs found in a sportsbag
By The Publisher On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Drugs found in container at Dutch Marine barracks possibly from St. Maarten

~ Lack of security at container terminal in St. Maarten an indication of a serious problem ~ PHILIPSBURG – Kilos of drugs found on Monday at the Marine barracks in Doorn in The Netherlands are quite possibly More...