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PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Princess Juliana International Airport, Customs Department and the Nature Foundation recently collaborated in the seizure and confiscation of some two hundred kilos worth of conch from outbound passengers.

SIMPSON BAY, St. Maarten - The Sint Maarten Yacht Club is hosting the Caribbean Dinghy Championships this year, October 7th - 9th!

PORT ST. MAARTEN – Port St. Maarten Management welcomes the inauguration of the expanded section of the Panama Canal which took place on Sunday.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The frigate of the French Coast Guard yesterday June 28 observed a suspect vessel in the Atlantic Ocean, 600 miles northwest of St. Maarten. It was a yacht, the 'Gehe'die which sailed under the Dutch flag.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The St. Maarten Nature Foundation visited primary and secondary schools to educate students about the importance of sharks. Jillian Morris and Duncan Brake from Sharks4kids provided interesting presentations to many students of St. Maarten schools.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Sint Maarten has recorded its first successful Sea Turtle nest of the 2016 Sea Turtle Nesting Season, with a successful nest being recorded at Gibbs Bay Beach recently.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Nature Foundation will once again start its popular Nature Education Snorkel Club Program from Wednesday July 11th to Saturday August 6th 2016.  

New Orleans, LA. - Improving cruise tourism business is easier than ever in the Big Easy. More than 150 attendees, including FCCA Platinum Members-key cruise tourism stakeholders-and over 30 high-ranking executives from the FCCA's 19 Member Lines, have gathered in New Orleans for the FCCA Platinum Associate Membership Advisory Council (PAMAC) Conference.

PORT ST. MAARTEN – Port St. Maarten is being represented this week at the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) PAMAC meeting in New Orleans. 

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao - The Rescue and Coordination Centre (RCC) of the Dutch Caribbean Coastguard (KWCARIB) Wednesday received at 14:15 pm a report of a yacht, the "Valhalla" that was in trouble, about 12 miles north of Aruba.

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