Published On: Wed, Apr 15th, 2015

Parliament adopts motion on harbor

Curacao drydockWILLEMSTAD – The government of Curaçao should come with a new concession deal on the operation and management of the Curaçao ports. In 2011, parliament adopted a motion to terminate the exclusive rights of Curaçao Port Services (CPS) and Antillean General Transport (AGT).

Parliament now wants a new agreement to prevent monopoly. This was the main point during the debates in parliament yesterday and also the reason why they adopted the motion on the harbors in Curaçao.

According to the MPs, the economy has been suffering because the existing concession since 2012. This is why they want to terminate the exclusive rights of certain companies to handle containers and goods at the port. This is in the interest of the Curaçao economy.

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