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By Edition On Friday, November 10th, 2017

New station ship arrived this morning in St. Anna Bay

WILLEMSTAD - The new station ship in the Caribbean entered the harbor of Willemstad this morning. The Zr.Ms. Van Speijk of the Royal Navy will be the station ship for the next 4 months. The navy ship sailed the More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 2nd, 2017

Port St. Maarten welcomes Dutch Navy’s largest vessel HNLMS Karel Doorman

PHILIPSBURG - A number of officials namely Prime Minister William Marlin, the Vice President of Parliament Rodolphe Samuel, Minister of Tourism & Economic Affairs Mellissa Doncher-Arrindell, Minister of Public More...

By Edition On Monday, September 4th, 2017

Navy ship to remain in the Caribbean

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - The Dutch government is not in favor of withdrawing its navy ships from the Caribbean part of the Kingdom to stop refugees in the Mediterranean. This is according to the Dutch Minister of More...

By Edition On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Baudet: Navy ships Caribbean to the Mediterranean Sea

THE HAGUE - The Dutch MP Thierry Baudet, who is also a member of the Forum for Democracy, believes that Dutch navy vessels now being sent to the Caribbean should be deployed in the Mediterranean to prevent migrants More...

By Edition On Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

New station ship Zr.Ms. Zealand enters the harbor

WILLEMSTAD - This afternoon, between 13.00 and 14.00, the new station ship Zr.Ms. Zeeland entered the Annabaai. The Zeeland has been deployed for four months as a 'station ship in the West' to intercept drug transport More...

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By Edition On Friday, April 28th, 2017

Zr.Ms. Van Amstel once again intercepts two drug boats

WILLEMSTAD - The Royal Navy station ship in the Caribbean, the M-frigate Zr.Ms. Van Amstel once again intercepted two drug boats last week. The navy officers seized a total of nearly 1100 kilograms of cocaine on More...

By Edition On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Navy intercepts 700 kilos of cocaine

WILLEMSTAD - The navy ship Zr. Ms. Van Amstel has, in a short time, intercepted two drugs shipments totaling nearly 700 kilos of cocaine in the Caribbean. This was announced by the Ministry of Defense in the Netherlands More...

By Edition On Thursday, March 16th, 2017

New station ship arrives tomorrow

WILLEMSTAD - At about half past nine tomorrow morning the new station ship of the Dutch Navy, Zr. Ms. Van Amstel arrives in Anna Bay and will receive a ceremonial welcome with salutes from Fort Amsterdam. The multipurpose More...

By Edition On Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

Dutch aid ship forced to quit Haitian port as crowd threaten security

PORT AU PRINCE - A ship carrying much-needed aid for stricken Haiti has had to turn back because of a lack of port security. The Dutch government ship HNLMS Pelikaan has 35 tons of food, shelter and hygiene kits More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 9th, 2016

Dutch warship De Zeven Provincien intercepts 320 kg of drugs

WILLEMSTAD - Dutch frigate HNLMS De Zeven Provincien, intercepted more than 320 kilo of drugs last week in het middle of the Caribbean Sea, between Venezuela and Jamaica. This action took place in the framework More...