VROMI agrees to grant PDP Marina permission to remove wrecks

PDP Marina damaged vessels

Cole Bay — On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017, Jeff Boyd, President and Managing Director for the Yacht Club at the Port De Plaisance marina on behalf of Marine Management and Consulting NV, was really upset and at his wit’s end. “He is beyond frustration,” a company spokesperson wrote to Today.sx. What was the problem? As the More...

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By webadmin On Monday, October 16th, 2017

Nature Foundation Records Return of Sint Maarten National Symbol: the Brown Pelican

Philipsburg — During one of its recent post-hurricane ecological assessments the Sint Maarten Nature Foundation recorded the reestablishment of breeding colonies of the National Symbol of Sint Maarten, the More...

causeway under construction
By webadmin On Monday, October 16th, 2017

Simpson Bay Causeway to be Temporarily Closed for Motorized Traffic due to Emergency Repairs

SIMPSON BAY – The Simpson Bay Lagoon Authority (SLAC) announces that the Simpson Bay Causeway Bridge will be temporarily closed due to emergency repairs to motorized traffic on Tuesday, October 17 between 12.00PM More...

Coral nursery
By webadmin On Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Majority of Nature Foundation Marine Research Projects completely destroyed by Irma; Starts GoFundMe to Restart Coral Nursery Project

Simpson Bay — On the 6th of September powerful category 5+ hurricane ‘Irma’ did not spare the underwater world with her large waves and strong underwater motion and surge. Scientific in-water Marine Research More...

Nature Foundation - Mel diving
By webadmin On Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Nature Foundation Assesses Marine Park and Dive Sites

Simpson Bay — Due to Hurricane Irma causing significant damage to underwater life because of storm surge and strong water motion, the Sint Maarten Nature Foundation conducted initial Marine Park and Dive More...

By webadmin On Monday, October 9th, 2017

Cargo ship with major equipment from the Netherlands arrives in Sint Maarten

GREAT BAY — On Saturday morning, the 7th of October (eta. 7 am), the Cygnus entered the port of Philipsburgh. On board of the cargo ship are the remaining materials for the waste disposal process: pressure More...

Waterpallets van Zeeland
By webadmin On Thursday, October 5th, 2017

Navy ends emergency assistance to Dominica

GREAT BAY – The navy terminated the emergency assistance by its vessels Zr. Ms. Zeeland and Zr. Ms. Pelikaan to Dominica on Wednesday. The Zeeland docked on Wednesday afternoon next to Zr. Ms. Karel Doorman in More...

Mega yacht captain
By webadmin On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

The first megayacht has returned to St. Maarten

Philipsburg – The St. Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association is pleased to report that the first megayacht has returned to St. Maarten, leading the way for what we hope to be a recovery of the yachting More...

Karel Doorman
By webadmin On Sunday, October 1st, 2017

Zr.Ms. Karel Doorman supply ship arrived in St. Maarten

GREAT BAY — Zr.Ms. Karel Doorman has arrived in St. Maarten. The joint support ship left a week and a half ago from Den Helder. Today it has docked at the port in Point Blanche with more than one million kilos More...

Barge removal team - Boardwalk
By webadmin On Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Pontoon to be removed from ‘tow away zone’ on Boardwalk by Sunday

Great Bay — Almost anyone or any group of people can remove excess waste that washed up along the shoreline in Philipsburg, but removing a 75-ton pontoon, that washed up on to the boardwalk, requires a special More...