Fuik Bayis located on the South coast of Curaçao and is privately owned by the Mining company of Curaçao. The bay is mainly used as a terminal for loading phosphate rock using a conveyer belt and loading tower. (The piers are also owned by the Mining company).
South coast of Curaçao, 11 km SE of Willemstad
Max LOA is 110m and a max draft of 7.3m. Mooring and unmooring is restricted to daylight hours only.
There is an anchorage area to the West side of the bay in depths up to 15m. Note that this is used only for private yachting and subject to approval by the port authorities.
There are two berths at Fuik Bay, the Phosphate Wharf and ‘Zandsteiger’. At the Phosphate Wharf, phosphate rock shipment takes place using a conveyer and loading tower with a 8.53m fixed arm (loading rate 150 tph). At ‘Zandsteiger’, a 25.6m berth is used for explosives and general cargo. Depth alongside is 6.7m.
General cargo is handled at ‘Zandsteiger’.