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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...

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By Edition On Friday, April 8th, 2016

Third drug bust for naval ship in Caribbean

WILLEMSTAD - The Dutch navy ship Zr.Ms. The Seven Provinces has intercepted more than 250 kilos of cocaine at the beginning of this month. Last month, the frigate intercepted 400 and 600 kilos of cocaine respectively. The More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Navy intercepted 600 kilos of cocaine on the coast of Venezuela

WILLEMSTAD - The crew of the navy ship Zr. Ms. The Seven Provinces has intercepted 600 kilos of cocaine on the coast of Venezuela. According to an announcement of the Ministry of Defense, the drug was found last More...

By Edition On Thursday, November 19th, 2015

The Friesland intercepted more drugs

WILLEMSTAD - Last weekend the navy ship Zr.Ms. Friesland intercepted a go-fast with 515 kilos of cocaine35 miles south of the Dominican Republic. It is the third interception in a month, so the counter is now at More...

By Edition On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

New Navy ship tomorrow in St. Anna Bay

WILLEMSTAD - The newest and largest ship of the Royal Navy, the Zr.Ms. Karel Doorman, brings tomorrow at 10.00 a port visit to Curaçao. The ship will be moored at the Brion wharf and on Friday will be transferred More...

By Edition On Friday, May 15th, 2015

Zr. Ms. Van Amstel heads to Curacao for drugs hunt

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - The multipurpose frigate Zr. Ms. Van Amstel starts on Sunday, May 17 its journey from Den Helder, the Netherlands to the Caribbean. It will stay in this area for more than four months. The More...

By Edition On Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Fishermen Bay Macola angry at Prime Minister

WILLEMSTAD – The fishermen docked at Bay Macola are in a quarrel with Prime Minister Ivar Asjes. The Premier has signed a law, which indicated that a part of the fishing pier will be renovated. The intention is More...