Piarco International Airport is 48 km from Point Lisas.
Inbound vessels may anchor in anchorage bounded by 10°23.5’ N, 61°31.2’ W and 10°24’ N, 61°32.2’ W, which is marked by a light buoy. Outbound vessels may anchor in anchorage bounded by 10°22.5’ N, 61°31.2’ W and 10°22’N, 61°30.2’ W.
PLIPDECO owns and operates six commercial berths.
Available alongside or at anchorage by road tanker or barges. Ventrin Petroleum Company Limited provides bunkers next to Berth 1A.
Hospital and ambulance: 811 Coastguard: 634 4440
• Two (2) rail-mounted Ship-to-Shore gantry cranes (Post Panamax) with a safe working load (SWL) under telescopic spreader:
40 tonnes (single lift) | 50 tonnes (twin lift)
• Two (2) Mobile harbour cranes with a maximum single lifting capacity of 125 tonnes/15M Radius and with versatility in handling bulk, breakbulk and containerised cargo.
• Six (6) rubber tyred gantry cranes
• 13 forklift trom 3 to 30 tonnes
• Six (6) reach stackers
• Two (2) empty container handlers
• A fleet of container tractor trucks and trailers
• Other equipment includes specialised gear for handling bulk, breakbulk and heavy lift cargo.
There are designated storage areas for hazardous cargo. Specific information is available on request.
Couva District Hospital is 1.5 km from Port Point Lisas. First Aid Station located on site. Ambulance service.
Point Lisas can accommodate vessels up to 245 metres LOA, 11.59 metres draught and 75,000 dwt at its deepest industrial quays.
The Port’s operations are supported by two (2) dedicated Less than Container Load (LCL) Warehouses for handling import and export cargo.
The PLIPDECO Import Warehouse is a Customs bonded facility which offers unstuffing of containers for both trade and non-trade cargo and has a covered storage area of 30,392.6 sq. ft. capable of holding 50TEUS.
The LCL Export Warehouse facilitates the consolidation of cargo destined to the region.
This cost-effective mode of transportation carries many benefits including professional and experienced cargo handling services and guaranteed weekly sailings by shipping lines calling at the Port of Point Lisas.
The warehouse has a covered storage area of 4,256 sq. ft.
Both warehouses are located within 2 km from the Port and are equipped with Closed Circuit TV cameras for security surveillance.
Huggins Services Limited
26 Kitchener Street Woodbrook
Port of Spain
Tel: +868 622 9958
After hours: +868 640 3456 Fax: +868 622 6384
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.hsl.co.tt
GMT minus four (4) hours. Daylight saving is not applicable.
Point Lisas is located in the Gulf of Paria, halfway down the west coast of Trinidad, 32 km south of Port of Spain, in position
10°24.2’ N, 61°29.6’ W. Trinidad lies about 20 km north of Venezuela.
Two anchorages with depths between 4 and 23 metres.
The entrance and channel are marked by 11 light buoys with flashing lights.
Pilotage is compulsory
for vessels over 50m and should be arranged through ship’s agent. Pilot boards at channel entrance in position 10°22.6’N, 60°31’W.
A 24-hour radio watch is maintained on VHF Channel 16, working Channel 9.
Minor repairs alongside only. Otherwise, arranged through ship’s agents. Floating dock of 11,000 tonnes capacity available at Chaguaramas, about 20 nautical miles from Point Lisas. Underwater and hull cleaning available.
Point Lisas has access to Trinidad’s modern road network, providing a fast link to Port of Spain and other main destinations.
Point Lisas is 4 km west of the Uriah Butler Highway, linking Port of Spain with San Fernando, Trinidad’s second city.
Available at Berths 1, 1A, 2 and 3.
The container storage yard is designed for both ro-ro and lo-lo containers.
Tidal range is 0.35 to 1.15 metres.
Towage and launch hire services are provided by the National Energy Corporation of Trinidad & Tobago (National Energy).
Arrangements must be made 24 to 48 hours in advance through the agent. Tugs of 5-55 tons bollard pull provide mooring/unmooring and anchor-handling services, carry deck cargo and act as personnel transport.
Reception facilities available by road tankers from
DF&E, RAMCO, Solid Waste Management Company Limited and Waste Disposals.
Potable water available on
a 24-hour basis through a metered system.
Port operations 24/7. Overtime applies on
(Monday-Friday), Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays for gate operations.
For further information, please contact PLIPDECO: Email: email@example.com Tel: (24 hours) +868 636 7678