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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 11:00pm. The turnaround operation included disembarking and embarking passengers at the Dr. A.C. Wathey Cruise & Cargo Facility. The turnaround More...

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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...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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World’s Largest In-Water Boat Show Reveals Opportunities abound in the Yachting Industry

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 More...

By The Publisher On Monday, October 21st, 2019
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Center stage for Port St. Maarten at cruise convention in Puerto Rico

PHILIPSBURG – Cruise port St. Maarten takes center stage as the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) convention in Puerto Rico opens on Monday with a splendid picture of the port by photographer Christine More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 8th, 2019
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Cruise tourism in a deep existential crisis

PHILIPSBURG – Cruise Tourism in St. Maarten is in a deep existential crisis, no matter how seemingly optimistic outgoing Tourism and Economic Affairs Minister Stuart Johnson spins the story. Cruise tourism has More...

By The Publisher On Monday, September 30th, 2019
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Port St. Maarten to Undertake Investments to Maintain and Enhance High Guest Satisfaction Ratings

PORT ST. MAARTEN, Monday, September 30, 2019 – Port St. Maarten is expected to see a shift in the cruise market by receiving overall 10.6 per cent less cruise calls for the period November 1, 2019 to April 30, More...