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Government Agencies
   
  Curaçao Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Is a government agency representing the general interests of the business community, keep a complete roster of Curaçao businesses, and provide services to local and international companies and individuals with an interest in doing business in, from or through Curaçao.
  Curaçao Ports Authority
Features the capabilities, history of the ports authority, along with Curaçao Ports Services (CPS), which manages the Willemstad Container Terminal and other cargo facilities; and Caribbean Ports Developers (CPD), which offer professional assistance in developing, organizing, financing and managing commercial ports.
     
       
  Curaçao Industrial and International Trade Development Co. N.V. (CURINDE)
An overview of the harbor free zone, airport economic zone, and industrial zone. Includes facilities and incentives offered, requirements and other important information.
  Customs Office
Sha Capriles Kade z/n Curaçao,
Netherlands Antilles
Phone: (599-9) 434-5300
Fax: (599-9) 461-6557
email: duanena@curinfo.an
     
       
  Curaçao Tourist Board (in Curaçao)
19 Pietermaai
PO Box 3266 Willemstad
Curaçao,Netherlands Antilles
Tel: (599-9) 434-8200
Fax: (599-9) 461-2305
email: info@ctdb.net
vinfo@ctdb.net
www.curacao.com
  Curaçao Tourist Board (in the US)
Toll Free: (1-800) 328-7222
email: jbgrossman@aol.com
     
       
  Immigration Service
Waaigat
Curaçao,
Netherlands Antilles
Phone: (599-9) 866-6400
Fax: (599-9) 465-7176
  Shipping Inspectorate Netherlands Antilles
Pletterijweg z/n
Curaçao,Netherlands Antilles
Phone: (599-9) 461-2964 or 461-1421
Fax: (599-9) 461-2964
email: sina@curinfo.an
     
       
  Agriculture, Cattle-breeding and Fishery Service
Dienst Landbouw, Veeteelt & Visserij
Klein Kwartier 33
Tel: +(599) (9) 737-0288
Fax: +(599) (9) 737-0723
email: divv34@curinfo.an
  Economic Affairs
Dienst Economische ZakenHoogstraat 18 / De Rouvilleweg 7
Tel: +(599) (9) 462-4066 or 462-6400
Fax: +(599) (9) 462-6596 or 462-7590
email: info.dez@ibm.net
     
       
  General & Legal Affair
Afdeling Algemene en Juridische Zaken
Theaterstraat 17
Tel: +(599) (9) 461-3054 or 461-1341 or 461-1029 or 461-2057
Fax: +(599) (9) 461-3173
  Governor of the Island Territory of Curaçao
Gezaghebber van het Eilandgebied Curaçao Concordiastraat 24
Tel: +(599) (9) 463-3000 or 463-215 or 461-215
Fax: +(599) (9) 461-1213
     
       
  Labor Affairs
Dienst voor Arbeidszorg
Bellisimaweg 17 (Klein Kwartier)
Tel: +(599) (9) 737-1200
Fax: +(599) (9) 736-5711
  Public Health Service
Geneeskundige & Gezondheidsdienst (G.G.D.)
Piscaderaweg 49
Tel: +(599) (9) 462-5800
Fax: +(599) (9) 462-7175
     
       
  Public Works
Dienst Openbare Werken (D.O.W.)
Parera
Tel: +(599) (9) 433-4444
Fax: +(599) (9) 461-7969
email: dowbb@ibm.net
  Sanitation and Waste Disposal Service
SELIKOR N.V.
Parera
Tel: +(599) (9) 434-1300
Fax: +(599) (9) 465-6964
     
       
  Urban Housing and Building Regulations
Dienst Ruimtelijke Ontwikkeling en Volkshuisvesting
Plaza Horacio Hoyer 19
Tel: +(599) (9) 461-2199
Fax: +(599) (9) 461-2697
  Veterinary Service Veterinaire Dienst
Abattoirweg z/n
Tel: +(599) (9) 461-4000
Fax: +(599) (9) 461-1014
     
 
Foreign Investors
   
  Marubeni
Invested in two separate projects in Curaçao. In September 2001, Marubeni entered into an existing partnership with Mitsubishi Corp. and Aqualectra by acquiring a 25.5 percent ownership interest in Curaçao Utilities Company (CUC), an inside-the-fence project at the Isla Refinery. In December 2001, Marubeni also completed a strategic investment in Aqualectra, an integrated water and electric utility.

Geo Strategy Partners
For trade and investment inquiries and support in the U.S., contact Marubeni & Aqualectra's Trade and Investment Consultant:
Geo Strategy Partners
Mark Towery
Managing Director
7840 Roswell Road
Building 300, Suite 350
Atlanta, GA 30350
T: 770-650-8495
C: 404-372-3686
F: 678-441-9417
mt@geostrategypartners.com
www.geostrategypartners.com
     
 
Local Listings
   
 
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  Aqualectra
Is responsible for the production and distribution of electricity and drinking water for households and companies in the island of Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles.
The holding Aqualectra conducts the management of the operating companies Aqualectra Production, Aqualectra Distribution, Aqualectra Multi Utility and Curaçao Utilities Company.
www.aqualectra.com
  ADECK - Curaçao Association of Small Entrepreneurs - Protects and promotes the interests of small- and medium-sized entrepreneurs. Includes member directory, mission, goals and action plan, along with contact details. Site offered in English, Dutch, and Papiamentu.
     
       
  Amerikan Business Center
Flexible, high tech offices for global business. Full service facility especially for international companies. Includes conference space, secretarial services, refreshments and banking and travel services.
   
     
       
  Common Computers NA
Computer services firm specialising in troubleshooting software and hardware, creating and designing web sites, and installing programs.
  Criadero CJ Paso Finos
Breeders of world champion Paso Fino horses, and home of Caribbean champion Protagonista de CJ. Features its history, pedigree, photo gallery and contact details.
     
       
  Curaçao Industrial and International Trade Development Co. N.V. (CURINDE)
An overview of the harbor free zone, airport economic zone, and industrial zone. Includes facilities and incentives offered, requirements and other important information.
  Curaçao Informatics Stimulation Plan (CISP)
An initiative of the Department of Economic Affairs with the objective using applying information technology to improve the competitiveness of the island and its businesses. Includes overview of projects, focused sectors, and contact details.
     
       
  Curaçao Information and Communication Association (CICA)
Focuses on developing the island's Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector through its programs and services. Includes history and accomplishments, members, application form, and contact details.
  Curaçao of Curaçao - The original Curaçao liquer, and the only Curaçao-type liqueur made with the original Laraha. Features product line, history, harvesting of laraha, recipes, and tours of Senior's Distillery, producers of the liqueur, and located in the Chobolobo Mansion.
     
       
  Curacao Inspection Trip   Curaçao Guide
  Offers guidance and assistance to real-estate buyers.   Vacation guise to Curaçao.
       
       
  Mio
Internet Service Provider (ISP) offering details on its PPP, ISDN, Frame Relay services, web development, design and maintenance services, and computer education offerings.
  CuraNow
Internet solutions provider offering Web hosting, design and development services, ISP, and computer training. Client lists and mailing list provided.
     
       
 

CurOil
A supplier of petroleum related products for the industrial, automotive, aviation, marine and domestic markets in the Southern Caribbean area.

  Deloitte & Touche Netherlands Antilles and Aruba
A professional services firm providing accounting, tax consulting, and management consulting services. Includes specifics about this practice, its partners, publications, and contacts. Part of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu.
     
       
 

Deltaworks N.V
Web design and consultancy based in Willemstad,who use a database technology.

  Document Agency Curaçao
Assists clients in permits and contracts, establishing on-shore or off-shore accounts, business licenses, and relocation services. Contact details provided.
     
       
  Downtown Management Organization (DMO)
Advances the retail and downtown hospitality sector of Punda by enhancing the business environment of its members and sponsors, and the economic growth of the island. Features its history, members directory and contact details.
  Efficiency in Operations
Consultancy in management, training and accounting. Contact details provided.
     
       
  Efronix Computer House
Sells and services computer hardware and printers, installs and supports small to large networks, offers computer leasing options, and operates a computer superstore.
  Hubert Salas & Co N.V. Curaçao
Importer, wholesaler, distributor of consumer goods, household products, companies and product lines represented, and shipping schedules for clients based on size and type of service.
     
       
  Ictas N.V.
Assists medium to large businesses by providing consultancy services on information and communication technology as well as project and interim management services. Includes overview of experience and methodologies.
  Installation Technologies
Specializes in structured cabling of data networks (LAN-WAN), telephone networks (PBXs), and electrical installations. Includes references, projects, and contact details.
     
       
  Dragonfly Media
Internet Solution provider offering web design, web development and internet marketing.
  Maduro and Curiel's Bank N.V.
Full-service bank offering offering student, personal, and commercial banking services, business products, mortgages, loans, and insurance services. Includes overview of services, daily exchange rates, and contacts.
     
       
  N.V. Stadsherstel Willemstad
Acquires, renovates and rents out monuments and buildings with a historical character in Willemstad.Features portfolio of buildings and projects with before and after photos, annual management report, and contact details.
  Papiamedia
Multimedia design agency offering services and samples of its designs for Websites, print materials, logos, illustrations, and advertising.
     
       
 

Quast and Associates, Inc.
Powerful solutions for complex needs in the fields of accounting and taxes.


  Sentro Orto-Fisiko Kòrsou
Makes, trains and supplies clients with orthopedic limbs. Includes training services for manufacturers, overview of its history in making lower limb prosthetics, case studies, product photos, and its lectures and events calendar. Site provided in English and Spanish language options.
     
       
  Sir Speedy Curaçao
Full-service printing company offering details on its full-color and black-and-white copying services, along with finishing, binding, graphic designing, and printing.
  Sky is the Limit, Inc. / Bench Co.
Group of outdoor and public advertising and signage companies that provide details of its services for billboards, road signs, public benches, bus shelters, and visitor information center signage.
     
       
  SQL Integrator
Software development and solution provider with its base in the Dutch Caribbean region and operating affiliates in the Netherlands,USA,and Brazil.Features overview of products and solutions, customer sectors, partners, and contacts.
  Sure Caribbean N.V. Employee Benefits Consultancy
We can tell you exactly what to do have an good retirment
     
       
  TwinFields Financial
Investment firm for real estate, financial instruments, and private equity. Also, has office in Amsterdam,Netherlands.
  van Arkel & van der Gulik
Attorneys specialising in corporate-, employment-, and labor-relations, contracts, construction and intellectual property. Features staff profiles, resources, and contact details.
     
       
  Vivians Nursery
An extensive database with almost all commonly grown plants on Curaçao.Information about their nursery, garden center, garden landscaping and maintance department.
  Zielinski & Gonzalez Law Offices
A full service law firm operating in Curaçao,the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba.
     
       
  Caribbean Cargo Services / Caribbean Moving Services
Group of companies offering cargo consolidation services to the United States,Puerto Rico and Netherlands ; and personal and corporate relocation and moving services.
  Seawings N.V.
International air and seafreight services. Highlights include company profile, overview of services, links, and contact details.
     
       
  Curaçao Drydock Company, Inc.
Offers shipyard services for vessel maintenance, repair and conversion. Features news, organizational staff, capabilities, and contact details.
  Curaçao Industrial Diving N.V.
Offers marine and underwater services, such as salvage, search, and recovery, surveys, construction works, repairs, welding and cutting, pre-dock services and related items. Includes overview of capabilities, affiliations, and contact details.
     
       
  S.E.L. Maduro & Sons
Maritime services featuring ship and cargo agents with offices in Aruba and the islands of the Netherlands Antilles, Bonaire, Curaçao and St. Maarten. Provides ship's agency services to tankers, freighters, cruise ships, ship bunkers, and international forwarding, transportation, warehousing and distribution services. COMMERCE & INDUSTRY
 

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