St. Michiel’s Bay, located on the South coast of Curaçao is a public bay that has a single mooring buoy (SMB) which is utilized for anchoring vessels in sheltered, deep, clear and safe waters. Ideal for underwater cleaning and minor repairs.
South coast of Curaçao, 8km west of Willemstad
Approx. 350,000 dwt.
Vessels are moored with their stern to the buoy. A bow anchor is used to keep the vessel head in deep water.
The SMB is 198m of the shoreline with a water depth of 39.6m. The buoy is 2.7m in height and 5.48m in diameter, chained to two shore anchors by means of 2 x 120mm stud link chains and has two hooks to tie up the vessel. It is equipped with a load monitor.