Traffic Management and Vessel Communication
Traffic in our territorial waters is monitored by the Rescue Coordination Centre of the DCCG, in communication with the MAC. Traffic in our ports is monitored and managed by the CPA and the Curacao Harbor Master, in communication with the MAC. These activities will be monitored by the MAC based on cooperation agreements and applicable national and international regulations.
- Information on RCC (territorial waters)
- Information on Fort Nassau (ports)
Search And Rescue (SAR)
SAR activities in our territorial waters are monitored and supervised by the DCCG, in close cooperation with the local CITRO rescue organization. DCCG also monitors illegal trafficking, piracy and armed robbery at sea.
Oil Pollution and Marine Incidents
Oil pollutions at sea are monitored by DCCG in close communication with the MAC, the Curaçao Harbor Master and the regional oil pollution activity center Rac/Rempeitc.
The Curaçao Disaster Management Bureau will setup and monitor tier 2 and 3 oil spills at sea. In the ports, the harbor master will usually handle oil spills, unless these are threatening environmentally sensitive areas. National oil spill team will be formed based on the National Oil Spil l Contingency Plan, which is based on the Cartagena Convention, under which regional cooperation takes place.