GREAT BAY — HNLMS Pelikaan (A804), the logistic support vessel of the Royal Dutch Navy docked at the port in St. Maarten on Monday afternoon. The spokeswoman for the navy in the Caribbean, Canan Babayigit, told stmaartennews.com that the rotating element of marines in St. Maarten is currently on a scouting exercise in Saba and Statia. During this training the marines get to know the environment of the islands.
The Pelikaan is currently sailing between the three islands of St. Maarten, Saba and Statia to transport the marines. On Tuesday the Pelikaan placed parts of buoys near Statia.
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Source: StMaartenNews http://stmaartennews.com/marine/royal-dutch-navy-ship-pelikaan-docked-port-st-maarten/