Ports of Curaçao are alive and thriving and are the most modern
and efficient container ports in the Caribbean. The Ports of Curaçao
are all natural sheltered ports that offer safe, fast, efficient and
reliable handling of both ships and cargo, providing reliable, safe
and efficient 24-hour service from a strategically located point in
the Southern Caribbean.
Curaçao has always played an important role in international
commerce due to its strategic location, stable political conditions
and its deep and wide naturally sheltered main harbor. The Port of
Willemstad has been recognized with the award: 'Most Dependable Port
1997' by the Caribbean Shipping Association. Even better, Curaçao
is located off the main hurricane routes and you have the perfect
gateway in the Caribbean and investors to the island benefit from
the modern infrastructure combined with Dutch business and economic
know-how, which guarantee the best service.
Since 1982, the CPA, a limited liability company whose main shareholder
is the Curaçao government, has managed Curaçao's ports.
CPA is a landlord port authority, owning infrastructure and most of
the superstructure of the ports. The facilities are leased out to
private operators. more
The CPS manages the Willemstad Container Terminal and other cargo
facilities in Port of Willemstad based on a concession agreement with
CPA, since 1983.
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