Burglary at Port under Investigation

Management of Port St. Maarten have taken additional temporary measures to enhance security at the Port after a recent burglary.


The burglary took place during the night of Sunday, August 10. The security system at a Jewellery Store at the cruise facility alerted Checkmate Security that something was amiss.


An investigation is currently underway by the detective department, and therefore no further information can be released in order not to jeopardise the aforementioned.


A Port Management Security Meeting took place on Monday, August 11 to assess the situation.


It was concluded that the following temporary measures would be implemented immediately pending the conclusion of the current on-going investigation: security has been increased in the commercial area; additional cameras will be added in the aforementioned area.