All about Harbor

By Edition On Monday, July 16th, 2018

2.5 million euros for Saba harbour project

THE HAGUE - Saba gets 12.5 million euros for the Fort Bay Harbour expansion and renovation project. St. Eustatius gets 7 million euros to tackle the coastal erosion. The Dutch Council of Ministers on Friday approved More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

Press release: ‘Damen Shiprepair Curaçao welcomes royal visit’

WILLEMSTAD - His Royal Highness King Willem-Alexander and Her Royal Highness Queen Máxima have visited Damen Shiprepair Curaçao. The Royal couple arrived by boat together with Damen Shiprepair & Conversion More...

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By Edition On Monday, June 25th, 2018

Port St. Maarten Cargo records double-digit growth in Q1. Closely monitoring digitalization logistic trends

PHILIPSBURG - In the post-Irma era, cargo operations at Port St. Maarten have been showing double-digit figures – close to 20 per cent increase in imports double digit increase in trans-shipment - in 2018 in More...

Freedom of Seas
By Edition On Thursday, May 24th, 2018

First visit Freedom of the Seas

WILLEMSTAD - On May 22nd, the cruise ship "Freedom of the Seas” of Royal Caribbean cruise lines visited Curaçao for the first time. During the inaugural visit representatives of the different stakeholders Ministry More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 30th, 2018

Xin Guang Hua safe and secure in the port of Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - The second largest cargo ship in the world, the Xin Guang Hua, was safely sailed into the port of Willemstad on Sunday, April 29th. This so-called 'heavy lift vessel' entered with two floating docks More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 9th, 2018

New docks on the way

WILLEMSTAD - They have to arrive at the end of April and they are ready for use in August. That is according to the planning of Damen Shipyards for the activities of what used to be called the Curacao Dokmaatschappij. Two More...

By Edition On Monday, March 19th, 2018

Strong Seatrade showing for Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - For more than a decade, Curaçao Ports Authority (CPA) has been continuously participating at the Seatrade Cruise Global conference to promote the cruise industry on Curaçao. Seatrade Cruise Global More...

By Edition On Friday, March 16th, 2018

Cargo port Curaçao outdated: investments and more competition are necessary

WILLEMSTAD - The cargo port of Curaçao is very outdated. The island relies on facilities that leave much to be desired, leaving the number of containers handled per hour (compared to the other Caribbean islands More...

By Edition On Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

Saba starts preparations for big harbour project

THE HAGUE/SABA - Preparations have started for what will be Saba’s largest infrastructural project ever: the expansion of the harbour at Fort Bay that includes the construction of a second, larger pier. A so-called More...

By Edition On Monday, January 29th, 2018

Chinese Consul General visits Curaçao harbor

WILLEMSTAD - Recently the General Consul of The People's Republic of China, Mr. Zhang Weixin together with his Vice Consul, Mrs. Wang Qi and the Commercial Consul, Mrs. Ding Cuiyu paid a visit to the Curaçao Ports More...