Vision and Mission


To be the port of choice in the Caribbean region by providing a modern infrastructure and excellent maritime and logistical services.


CPA develops and manages all ports in Curaçao ensuring quality nautical services, safety and security in the ports in an environmentally responsible manner, based on the “landlord port” model.

CPA assumes different roles in executing its mission:

  • Developer: pro-actively acquire and lead the development of properties surrounding the harbors as well as the maritime sectors to attract economic activity.
  • Sector manager: coordinate and ensure quality through performance standards of in-house and third party services in the harbors to achieve a competitive, integrated service offering to the maritime industry. Market the ports and the integral service offerings to grow harbor business.
  • Service provider: provide and/or ensure competitive port services, including tugboat services, pilotage, vessel traffic control, bridges and ferry operations, training and knowledge management to clients and the port community.
  • Regulator: enforce compliance in the harbors of regulations on health, safety, security and the environment. Conduct inspection and registration of local vessels, and issuance of licenses. Initiate and contribute to development of new regulations.

For more information on CPA, CPO and KTK’s Quality Policy Statement and Environmental policy click here.