St Maarten-Philipsburg


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PORT: Philipsburg

COUNTRY: Sint Maarten

CODE: SXPHI

1. LOCATION: Between Great Bay and the Great Salt Pond on the southern coast of Sint Maarten.

2. OVERVIEW:  St. Maarten is now one of the few ports able to accommodate the world’s largest cruise ships – the Genesis-class vessels. St. Maarten is one of the world’s leading cruise destinations and is soon to be a leading Caribbean port of choice for regional transshipment.

3. MAXIMUM SIZE: Information not available.

4. TRAFFIC: Shipping containers, vehicles and general cargo.

5. PILOTAGE: Information not available

6. TUGS: Privately operated; 2,000 h.p.

7. BERTHS:

Berth

Length

Depth

Cargo

 

(m.)

(m.)

 

Cruise Pier South

691

11.0–11.5

Cruise

Cruise Pier North

448

11.0

Cruise

Captain David Cargo Quay

270

10.5

Ro-Ro, Lo-Lo, containers, general

Cargo South Quay

230

10.5

Ro-Ro, Lo-Lo, containers, general

8. CRANES: No special gantry cranes are available.

9. WASTE DISPOSAL: A garbage collection service is available on request. Garbage should be properly packed into biodegradable plastic bags; max. 16 cu.m. Garbage collection can be arranged through the Agent.

10. SLOPS DISPOSAL: Contact Agent.

11. WATER: Available, but may be limited.

12. FUEL: Not available.

13. CHANDLERY: Stores available.

14. CONTACT: St Maarten Harbour Group of Companies, AC Wathey Cruise & Cargo Facilities, J Yrausquin Boulevard, PO Box 5185, Harbour Village Suite #13A, Pointe Blanche, Sint Maarten. Tel: +599 542 8503, 542 8504. comments@portofstmaarten.com http://www.portofstmaarten.com