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By Edition On Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Dock employees upset about second half of payment

WILLEMSTAD – Last Tuesday the employees of the Curaçao Dry Dock Company (CDM) were pretty upset and disgusted because they still have not received the payment that was promised to them a few weeks ago. The employees More...

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By Edition On Monday, February 15th, 2016

Damen Shipyards SA wants ‘strategic partnership’ with Curaçao Dock Company (CDM)

WILLEMSTAD – The Council of Ministers have already agreed in early December 2015 with the start of the project to attract a strategic partner for the Curaçao Dokmaatschappij (CDM). The Minister of Economic Development, More...

By Edition On Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

Rhuggenaath: “We must arrange payment for Dock employees now”

WILLEMSTAD - In an almost unanimously adopted a motion by 17 votes for and one against, the minister of Economic Development, who is also responsible for the Curaçao Dry Dock (CDM), has received the support from More...

By Edition On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

Dock employees mad at CDM Holding

WILLEMSTAD – Employees of the Curaçao Dry Dock Company (CDM) have briefly blocked the entrance to the Dockyard yesterday. They are angry because the CDM refuses to pay the agreed compensation. 350 employees were More...

By Edition On Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

Minister Economic Development: “Inventory cooperation plans with Damen”

WILLEMSTAD – Recently the Minister of Economic Development, Eugene Rhuggenaath was on a working visit in the Netherlands, where he had the opportunity to meet with Damen Shipyards Gorinchem. According to Rhuggenaath More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 11th, 2015

Curaçao settles claim Cubans against CDM

WILLEMSTAD – The claim of 120 million dollars, which Curaçao must pay to the three Cubans is now off the table. The three Cubans got that money allocated by the US courts because they were held as slaves to work More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Slave labor victims of Curaçao Dry Dock get nod enforce $67million USA claim

WILLEMSTAD – The quest by three modern-day slaves for US$80 million in restitution has come to the Singapore port of call. Three Cuban slave-labor victims were given the High Court’s go-ahead to enforce a US$50 More...

By Edition On Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Dock employees do not want to repair ship because of fear for Ebola

WILLEMSTAD – Employees who work at the Curaçao Dry Dock Company (CDM) refused to repair a ship from Nigeria. This ship called the Prince of Seas was sent to the Caracas Baai area to dock. The employees are afraid More...

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By Edition On Monday, September 8th, 2014

Dry Dock possibly under new company

WILLEMSTAD - The Curaçao government wants to bring the Curaçao Dry (CDM) under a new company: the Curacao Maritime Center. Reason for this proposal is the poor financial situation of CDM, which has not yet settled More...

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By Edition On Friday, May 16th, 2014

Dry Dock employees want their money from Minister Palm

WILLEMSTAD – Employees of the Curacao Dry Dock Company (CDM) have protested for the first time in public against the government. The group represents more than three hundred employees who said they have been exploited More...