PHILIPSBURG:—Tourism Minister the honorable Stuart Johnson has expressed concern over the almost two-year delay in removing wrecked vessels from the coastal waters and lagoon on Dutch St. Maarten.
He is advocating a call to action by all concerned parties for the expedited removal of the boat wrecks.
Since September 6th, 2017, several vessels, some that were on the seaside and others in inland waters, were damaged when hurricanes Irma and Maria struck the island.
Almost one month into the 2019 hurricane season there are still several wrecked vessels that have not been removed. “As we drive on the Airport Road or