CPA and CPS sign new stevedoring concession agreement

Published on September 22, 2016

Curaçao Ports Authority (CPA) and Curaçao Port Services (CPS) signed a new stevedoring concession agreement on Friday September 16th.

The non-exclusive contract has a duration of 20 years and requires CPS to invest Fls. 50 million in two new cranes and infrastructure. Now that the contract is signed CPA will be focusing on ensuring that the service quality at the terminal is improved. As part of the agreement CPS will have to order and replace the two container gantry cranes within 24 months. Minister Eugene Rhuggenaath was also present at the signing and he stressed the importance to continue to invest in the maritime infrastructure.