Yacht Club at Port De Plaisance reopening November 1st

Yacht Marina PDP

COLE BAY — The Yacht Club at Port De Plaisance announced today that Jeff Boyd is re-opening the yacht club and will be receiving mega yachts again as of November 1st. The aim of the yacht club with its speedy re-opening is to drive business back into St. Maarten which will be key to the island’s economic recovery and will help provide jobs More...

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Bemanningsleden geven hulpgoederen af via FRISC 2
By webadmin On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Dutch Navy ships active in Dominica

DOMINICA — The Dutch Navy ships Zr.Ms. Zeeland and Zr.Ms. Pelican are currently active in Dominica. At the request of the Dominica Government they have been rendering emergency relief after the passage of More...

Port St. Maarten Cargo
By webadmin On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Port St. Maarten Reopens Cargo Operations over the Weekend

PORT ST. MAARTEN – Cargo operations at the Captain David Cargo Quay have resumed after a side scan sonar was carried out of the seabed to see if there were any underwater obstructions. Over the weekend the Model More...

Military Jet Landing at SXM Airport
By webadmin On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

St. Maarten hopes for more marines and help

PHILIPSBURG / HILVERSUM – “We are very happy with the marines that were sent here, but this is still not enough. We hope that more help is coming,” expressed 30-year old Marvio Cooks from St. Maarten. He More...

By Online Editor On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Nature Foundation takes Shark Week to schools

GREAT BAY – During Shark Week, Nature Foundation staff visited several elementary schools to educate the kids about sharks, shark conservation and the Caribbean ecosystem. The Foundation visited six schools More...

Bobbys Marina 20170410 - HH
By webadmin On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Minister orders Bobby’s Marina to take down illegal structures

GREAT BAY – Vromi-Minister Christophe Emmanuel has ordered Bobby’s Marina to break down all structures it has built without a building permit at its facilities in Great Bay. The deadline for the order is next More...

rough seas at Mullet Bay - LB
By webadmin On Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Life rings at Mullet Bay

Dear Editor, It may come as surprise to many, that two able bodied young men drowned in the waters of Mullet Bay last Saturday. Please allow me to explain my perception as to how easily this can happen, and my suggestion More...

NS Columbus
By Online Editor On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Millions at stake in dispute over oil tanker in Statia

GREAT BAY – Since October 16, 2016 the oil tanker NS Columbus is stuck in the port of Statia with its cargo of 554,000 barrels of oil. The tanker belongs to the Liberia-based Sigma Navigation Corporation; the More...

SFS 11 Recordbreaker
By webadmin On Sunday, March 5th, 2017


GREAT BAY – For the very first time in a 10 year span, under 200 boats were registered to compete in the 37th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, but with the emphasis on quality racing, Lionel Pean and his able More...

SFS 11
By webadmin On Saturday, March 4th, 2017


GREAT BAY – For the next two days, the line between the crews that are in it for the fun and the very serious ones may be marginal, but in the 12th edition of the Gill Commodore Cup, a dry run on the day before More...