Maritime Authority of Curaçao

Our organisation


The Maritime Authority of Curacao, known before 10.10.10 as the Directorate of Shipping and Maritime Affairs, is the principle partner of the Maritime Administration in Curaçao. This organization was born as SINA (Shipping Inspectorate Netherlands Antilles) during the Second World War, to supervise local shipping.

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Our duties

Maritime Authority of Curaçao is responsible for the inspection, certification and safety of ships flying the flag of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Supervision of the implementation of the maritime regulations is particularly important for the community and the environment.

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