PHILIPSBURG:— HNLMS Karel Doorman is set to depart from the Caribbean for its homeport in the Netherlands on 15 June. The navy ship has been in the region from 24 April, providing support to the local civil authorities in the fight against COVID-19. This support has now come to an end as the coronavirus outbreak on the islands is sufficiently under control.
HNLMS Karel Doorman arrived in Sint Maarten on 24 April to support the local authorities in the fight against coronavirus, as part of Operation Carib Support. At the time there were concerns about a large-scale outbreak of the