The consortium was formed early 2018 by a subsidiary of the CNP Group (Groupe Frére-Bourgeois) and JV entity of GST Holding

The early days


The family started their activities in civil engineering and construction of roads, water canals and bridges in the North of the Netherlands


The great grandfather joined and continued the family business


Bos Construction Company executes major civil works and starts rebuilding roads and bridges after the 2nd world war


25th Anniversary celebration of future great grandfather at Shell refinery in Curacao, Netherlands Antilles


The grandfather Bos acquires Testing & Inspections Services company specialized in Non Destructive Testing both on land and under water


The grandfather develops projects worldwide with OED Overseas Engineering & Development


Current generation joins a chemicals trading company servicing printing ink and paint manufacturers (owned and operated by the family in law)


A paraffin oil & specialty chemicals trading company was founded in the Netherlands

Recent developments


Acquisition of a Swiss based Industrial and fuel ethanol trading company


Multi functional terminal company founded with petrochemical production, chemical warehousing, liquids and solid chemical packaging unit Oil & Chemical Tankstorage terminal with dedicated jetty  


All group indirect and direct participations are held under a privately owned holding in the Netherlands


Appointment of GST for International Oil trading, shipping and refining management services. The CUREFCO consortium was created after the official invitation of the Curacao government to visit the Refinery. The consortium was formed early 2018 by a subsidiary of the CNP Group (Groupe Frére-Bourgeois) and GST Holding.


Incorporation of CUREFCO Group to trade and ship petroleum products processed in refineries where processing agreements are in place. Further development of international trading of petroleum and chemical products


2020 Implementation of the group structure. Tankers are chartered on time charter basis to enable sourcing and supply of the CUREFCO trades.


CUREFCO enters into strategic partnerships with large independent fuel distribution companies in the USA and Europe to source fuels to supply the short positions in the Caribbean and Latin America.