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By Edition On Friday, June 1st, 2018
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Coast Guard and Citro bring divers in for safety

WILLEMSTAD - The Coast Guard yesterday received the call that a boat from a diving school had problems with its steering. Immediately an interceptor boat was sent to the location and the Citro was informed. The More...

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By Edition On Thursday, May 17th, 2018
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St. Maarten and Curaçao still owe for Coast Guard

THE HAGUE - Curaçao and St. Maarten still have to pay their 2017 contribution to the Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard. The Dutch government has sent the countries a reminder that payment is overdue. Dutch State Secretary More...

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By Edition On Friday, May 11th, 2018
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New patrol boats delivered in Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - Four new high-speed patrol boats commissioned in Curaçao are the first to be delivered to the Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard (DCCG) under a 12-boat order announced last year. The welded aluminum 38 Defiant More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018
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More Venezuelans arrested by the Coast Guard

WILLEMSTAD - The Coastguard Caribbean region detected two suspicious vessels of the type yola during a patrol about half a mile off the coast of Fuikbaai. There were a lot of materials on board. Because the six More...

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By Edition On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Coast Guard busier since Venezuela’s reopening borders

WILLEMSTAD - Since the borders between Venezuela and the ABC islands are open again, the Coast Guard has become a lot busier. This was reported by the spokesman for the Coast Guard Roderick Gouverneur. Yesterday More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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Coast Guard intercepts twenty undocumented migrants south of Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - The Coast Guard Caribbean (KWCARIB) held a vessel with twenty undocumented migrants south of Curaçao in a joint action on Wednesday morning April 18. On Wednesday morning the radar operator of the More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, April 11th, 2018
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The first four ‘Metal Sharks’ to substitute the Super Rhibs are at the Naval base in Parera

WILLEMSTAD - The first four 'Metal Sharks' to replace the Super-RHIBs were launched this morning at the Naval Base in Parera. After the registration and inspection process, the future crew will follow a driver course More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 9th, 2018
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Coast Guard did not find gold or other minerals

WILLEMSTAD - The Coast Guard did not find any gold, diamonds or minerals during inspections on boats between Venezuela and the ABC islands. This is the response from Minister of Defense Ank Bijleveld to the Lower More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 29th, 2018
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Judgment postponed, case is reopened

WILLEMSTAD - On Wednesday, March 28, 2018, the Court of Justice decided not to give a ruling in the case of the Prosecution Curaçao against 3 Venezuelans who were arrested by the Coast Guard Caribbean Area on October More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, March 28th, 2018
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Coast Guard: ‘People smuggling and drug transport’

WILLEMSTAD - Recently the Coast Guard of the Dutch Caribbean held two vessels off the coast of Curaçao. This was done during patrols at sea, commissioned by the Underground Action Center Curaçao. One boat was More...