Tag archive for ‘Port St. Maarten’
By Online Editor On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

Port St. Maarten Maintenance & Cargo Personnel Complete Spreader Certification Further Enhancing Cargo Operation Skillsets

PORT ST. MAARTEN – Additional staff members working at Port St. Maarten Cargo Operations recently completed training with one hundred percent passing grade in the maintenance and full-operations of the container More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

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

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...

By The Publisher On Sunday, September 22nd, 2019

Port St. Maarten Complimented about Superior Product by Cruise Industry at Seatrade Europe

PORT ST. MAARTEN – Representatives from Port St. Maarten recently returned from a successful Seatrade Europe Cruise & River Cruise Convention in Hamburg, Germany. The Port of St. Maarten continues to enjoy More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Port St. Maarten Crane Operators continues to boost their skillsets

PORT ST. MAARTEN – Two members of the St. Maarten Harbour Crane Company have already passed the first phase of ships gear vessel operations training. They will continue to work on building more hours together More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, June 20th, 2019

Global Ports Holding eyeballs the cruise port in St. Maarten

By Hilbert Haar PHILIPSBURG – Global Ports Holding is the world’s largest operator of cruise ports. Soon it could be operating the port in Philipsburg as well, if a loosely defined group of makers and shakers More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, February 7th, 2019

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...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

Port St. Maarten Receives PAMAC Award Caribbean for Everyone

PORT ST. MAARTEN – Port St. Maarten received the ‘PAMAC Award Caribbean for Everyone’ on Tuesday this week during the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Platinum Associate Membership Advisory Council More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

Seatrade Cruise Med 2018 attendance a Success. Much interests in Homeporting

PORT ST. MAARTEN – Port St. Maarten representatives recently returned from attending Seatrade Cruise Med 2018, the world’s largest cruise industry event focused on the Mediterranean and adjoining seas. The More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

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...