Refugee in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, the ten islands of Cabo Verde beneﬁt from a privileged geographic location between the African, European and American continents. Located 570 kilometres (350 miles) west of the Cabo Verde Peninsula in West Africa. Cabo Verde forms part of the Macaronesia Ecoregion.
ENAPOR is one of the references of the Cabo Verdean business sector, based on its success in qualiﬁed and motivated professionals, driven by the team spirit and customer focus. The company, as a general concessionaire of the ports, has as its purpose the administration, management and economic exploitation of the ports of Cabo Verde, terminals and zones of port jurisdiction, taking care of their conservation, planning and development, covering the exercise of the powers and prerogatives of authority port that are or will be committed to it. The company is present on the 9 inhabited islands of the country, connecting them to each other and to the world, through infrastructures that guarantee the provision of services with the desired quality and safety.
Its mission is to make the national ports become the privileged link for the uniﬁcation of the internal market, the “anchor” of the national maritime economy and a centre of international maritime-port services of reference in the Mid-Atlantic, actively contributing to Cabo Verde’s competitive insertion into the global economy.
The Cruise Terminal of Mindelo, one of its key projects, whose inauguration is scheduled for the end of 2020, will mark a new era of port development. The Cruise Terminal of Mindelo, designed for Porto Grande in São Vicente, will have two berths of 400 and 350/300 metres, respectively, a maximum depth of 11 metres, and will be served by a maritime station for passengers, a tourist village next to the avenue which will have shops, free-shops, restaurants, bars, small museums and souvenirs shops.