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SIMPSON BAY, St. Maarten – On Wednesday September 4th, 2013 the representatives of the St. Maarten Marine Trade Association (SMMTA), the St. Maarten Princess Juliana Airport and the Simpson Bay Lagoon Authority Corporation (SLAC) met at the SLAC offices in Simpson Bay to further discuss a new "Time Manual" for the Simpson Bay Bridge as well as the Simpson Bay Causeway Bridge.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Compliance of Sint Maarten's Blue Flag locations Divi Little Bay Beach Resort and The Yacht Club Isle de Sol with the 2013 Blue Flag Criteria was scrutinized and evaluated by National Blue Flag Jury Members during the months of July and August.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The St. Maarten Nature Foundation will be launching its second Lionfish Derby during the months of September and October where participants are asked to register with the Nature Foundation before the thirteenth of September in order to win cash prizes for most lionfish caught as well as special prizes for largest and smallest lionfish caught.

COLE BAY, St. Maarten - On Saturday the 21st September Lagoon Sailing will hold the first Sailboat Team Racing Lagoon Championship in the Simpson Bay Lagoon.

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Deputy Minister Plenipotentiary Hon. Josianne Fleming-Artsen accompanied by members of the Cabinet from the Sint Maarten House, visited the HISWA on the Water 2013 Boat Show where the Sint Maarten Tourist Bureau in cooperation with the Heineken Regatta took part in the event.

BES Islands - Recently the Ministry of Waterways and Public Works (Rijkswaterstaat) has stationed two so-called current busters in the harbor of Kralendijk Bonaire.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The St. Maarten Nature Foundation was alerted to a Green Sea Turtle (Chelonia mydas) nesting on Great Bay Beach early on Thursday morning.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Dolphin Defenders St. Maarten representatives Mercedes de Windt, Kim Frye and Tadzio Bervoets donated a copy of David Kirby's bestselling book Death at SeaWorld to the Philipsburg Jubilee Library's PR Officer Morenika Arrindell.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Over the last few weeks the St. Maarten Nature Foundation with the assistance and support of the VROMI Ministry and the Section ROB have been busy implementing various measures in order to curb the amount and frequency of fish kills in the Great Salt Pond and Fresh Pond.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Nature Foundation staff carried out survey dives within the Man of War Shoal Marine Protected Area on Thursday in order to record the presence of the serious coral ailment Coral Bleaching.

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