Overview


Point Lisas Industrial Port Development Corporation Limited (PLIPDECO) is a public company owned 51% by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago and 49% by private shareholders including banks, insurance companies, financial institutions, company employees and the general public. The Corporation was incorporated on 16th September, 1966.


PLIPDECO's three core activities are:

  • Port Operations
  • Warehousing and Logistics Services; and
  • Industrial Estate Management

PLIPDECO is the owner and landlord of the 862.613-hectare Point Lisas Industrial Estate, located on the west coast of central Trinidad. The Estate houses more than 103 tenants comprising a mix of world-class methanol, ammonia and urea plants, a steel plant, a power plant, and smaller light manufacturing and service companies.

The Port of Point Lisas consists of six general cargo and container berths. The facility handles a variety of cargo including containerised, break bulk, lumber, paper, consumables, dry bulk and steel.

The Port is the proud winner of the Caribbean Shipping Association’s Port of The Year Award for three successive years - 2002, 2001, & 2000 and in also in 2018.  In 2016 and 2017 the Port was also the recipient of the Caribbean Shipping Association's Award in recognition of Excellence in Port Dependability and Flexibility.