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By Edition On Monday, August 6th, 2018

Spear fisherman caught

WILLEMSTAD - The Coast Guard caught a spear fisherman. He received a fine and his catch was confiscated and destroyed. The man was caught in the act at Marie Pampoen. The destruction of the fish was recorded on More...

By Edition On Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

Coast Guard rescues sailing ship

WILLEMSTAD - The Coast Guard and the rescue workers of Citro have helped a sailing ship in distress on Tuesday. The boat’s mast had been broken down between Oostpunt and Klein Curaçao, causing it to drift around. After More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 30th, 2018

Man lost at sea three days now

WILLEMSTAD - On Friday at the beginning of the evening, a man fell into the sea on the north coast of the island. That happened at Santu Pretu, just before the well-known surf spot Playa Kanoa. The man was looking More...

By Edition On Friday, June 1st, 2018

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

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

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...

By Edition On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

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

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

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

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...