The Navy Base is 8.5 km from Bubi Blou Apartments. You can always take a look and admire the beautiful navy ships. It’s also fun to combine if you want to visit Willemstad. And also nice to meat, when you make a trip to the Westpunt.
Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten are independent countries within the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba are special Dutch municipalities. Together, they form the Caribbean part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
Defense is for military tasks and some police tasks are always present in the Caribbean. The Navy Base Parera is central situated of Curacao. Here is the staff of the Commander of the Navy in the Caribbean. They also offer housing to: The armed forces. She is therefore primarily in the Caribbean for a training program. If necessary, they also provide help to the population. For example after a hurricane passage or maintain public order. They are therefore also used for other tasks. And not only for drug control.
The Curaçao Boating Group. This group is primarily used to support all sorts of operations and exercises. In addition, she can also perform beach explorations and river operations.
The Coast Guard support point Curaçao. The Rescue Center of the Caribbean Coast Guard Center. On the basis there are workshops where all the sailing and rolling stock is maintained.
The Navy Operations Center is also located on the Navy Base. This center sends out all drug operations in the area. Military Tasks Caribbean More than 500 defense workers are engaged in.
Frontier defense of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Support for civilian purposes. Enforcement of the international legal order in, for example, international drug trafficking. Due to the location of the islands, the Caribbean is therefore sensitive to drug trafficking by sea.
The navy is part of an international drug-fighting organization. Navy military units provide assistance or maintain public order after disasters or accidents, or when a hurricane has passed. So every year from 1 June till 1 December is the navy present for this task.
The navy supports the Coast Guard when monitoring illegal fishing and environmental violations. It also helps in conducting search or rescue operations in the Caribbean Sea. So it’s worth to visit the navy base for having a nice.