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Bonaire: Valero Airport Pier

General Description

This pier was built in May 2001 together with Jet Fuel tanks Farm specially conceived to receive jet fuel to supply KLM aircrafts at Flamingo Airport

Main Characteristics:


“T Pier”

Max. Draft:

4.80 meters

Max. L.O.A.:

105.5 meters

Max. DWT:

6,500 m/tons

No. & Size of Hoses:


Side Alongside:

Always starboard-side

Slops reception facilities:

Not available


For all ports in Bonaire pilotage is compulsory for vessels over 50 GRT. Service is rendered 24 hours a day on ordinary weekdays, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

Pilot boarding

The Kralendijk pilot station is located at 12°8’3” North and 68°17’4” West.


Any ballast discharged at Bonaire must be clean, oceanic water, devoid of any coastal or riverine influence, taken from at least 12 miles offshore. Pilot will present Master a “Ballast water declaration” to be signed prior berthing.


Tank Farm, Pier and fueling facilities are operated by :

Bonaire Fuels N.V.
Flamingo Airport
Bonaire, Dutch Caribbean
Phone : (599) 717-2145
Fax : (599) 717-2141
E-mail : Estanislao.Janga@elpaso.com
Attn : Mr. Estanislao (Lio) Janga