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PORT: Point Lisas

COUNTRY: Trinidad and Tobago

CODE: TTPTS

1. LOCATION: Port 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. Its location between North and South America allows easy convenient connections to all major shipping routes.

2. OVERVIEW: Port Point Lisas is the second major port in Trinidad, with its strategic location, the port is often referred to as the "Gateways to the Americas" catering for containerized cargo from the U.S., Europe, United Kingdom and the Far East. Port Point Lisas is a multipurpose cargo facility comprising Lisas Point Port and Point Lisas Industrial Port. Lisas Point comprises Hydro Agri Terminal (formerly Fedchem) and Tringen II Deepwater Terminal.

3. MAXIMUM SIZE:

Dry Cargo:  LOA 170 m., draft 10.80 m., depth 12.80 m.

Containers:  Depth 12.80 m.

Bulk:  LOA 245 m., draft 11.59 m., depth 12.80 m.

Tankers:  LOA 240 m., draft 11.59 m., depth 12.80 m.

Products:  LOA 245 m., draft 11.59 m.

Gas:  LOA 230 m., draft 11.8 m.

4. TRAFFIC: The port handles a wide range of traffic including dry and liquid bulks, containers, general cargo and break bulk servicing both the individual and business sectors alike. The port also has expertise in handling project cargo, mainly for new plants on the adjacent industrial estate.

5. PILOTAGE: Compulsory

6. TUGS:

Point Lisas Industrial Port:  Arranged via Agent, 4 hours’ notice required. Plipdeco maintains 2 tugs of 2,400 h.p. each 31 tonnes BP, and 2×500 h.p. each 9 tonnes BP.

Lisas Point Port:  Tugs are available from nearby Plipdeco (Point Lisas) or Petrotrin Terminal (Point-a-Pierre), and are ordered by Agent. 4 hours’ notice is required. Petrotrin maintains 3 tugs, 1×4,200 h.p. with 54 tonnes BP and 2×2,400 h.p. with 30 tonnes BP.

7. BERTHS:

Berth

Length

Depth

Size

LOA

Draft

Cargo

No.

(m.)

(m.)

(d.w.t.)

(m.)

(m.)

 

Point Lisas Port:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tringen II

270

12.80

35,000

220

11.58

Anhydrous ammonia

Phoenix Park

243

 

 

230

11.80    

LPG

Hydro Agri 1

 

8.83

 

171

8.66

Anhydrous ammonia,

Hydro Agri 2

 

8.83

20,000  

171

8.97

sugar, molasses, caustic soda, voranol

Point Lisas Industrial Port

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

35

5.00

 

25

4.50

General, break bulk, Ro-Ro

1A

30

6.60

 

100

6.00

General, break bulk, Ro-Ro, Lo-Lo

2

165

5.00

 

105

4.50

General, break bulk, Ro-Ro, Lo-Lo

3

105

7.30

 

135        

6.60       

General, break bulk, Ro-Ro, Lo-Lo

4

110

12.80

 

170

11.50

General, break bulk, Ro-Ro, Lo-Lo

5

200

12.80

 

200

11.59

Containers, gerneral, Lo-Lo

Savonetta 1S

310

12.80

 

240

11.59    

Anhydrous ammonia, methanol, urea

Savonetta 1N

115

12.80

 

107

6.30

Lube oil

Savonetta 2N

312

12.80    

 

245

11.59

Ammonia, methanol

Savonetta 2S

 

 

 

190

11.59    

Ammonia, methanol

Savonetta 3

500

12.80

 

245

11.59    

Iron fines, carbide, petrochemicals

Savonetta 4

380

12.80

 

245

11.59    

Hot briquetted iron, methanol

Iscott Dock

407

12.80

 

245

11.59

Direct reduced iron, iron ore

                                              

8. CRANES: Mobile cranes available up to 100 tonnes SWL.

9. WASTE DISPOSAL: Contact Agent.

10. SLOPS DISPOSAL:  Contact Agent.

11. WATER: Only by barge at anchorage. Water barge has capacity of 300 tonnes and can pump at up to 100 tonnes/hr.

12. FUEL: Bunkers available alongside, ex-barge or road tanker.

13. CHANDLERY: Available.

14. CONTACT: Point Lisas Industrial Port Development Corp Ltd, Orinoco Drive, Point Lisas Industrial Estate, PO Box 191, Couva, Trinidad and Tobago. T: +1 868 636 2201. www.plipdeco.com