Point Lisas Industrial Port Development Corporation Limited (PLIPDECO)

Shipping, Ports, Courier Services
  • PLIPDECO House, Orinoco Drive, Point Lisas Industrial Estate, Couva, Trinidad, West Indies
  • (868) 636-2201
  • (868) 636-4008

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 862.6-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 is one of two major ports in Trinidad and Tobago and consists of six general cargo and container berths. The facility handles a variety of cargo including containerised, breakbulk, lumber, paper, consumables, dry bulk and steel.

The Port is the proud winner of the Caribbean Shipping Association’s Port of The Year Award from 2000 to 2002 and 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.


“To develop, market and operate port, logistics and industrial estate infrastructure for optimal economic growth.”


“A global Leader in port and estate management – consistently providing superior, innovative service.”



“We will act with honesty, without compromising the truth and be personally accountable for the highest standards of behaviour.”


“We will convert knowledge and ideas to new approaches that will revolutionise the way we work.”


“We are committed to acting with equity when dealing with our employees and other stakeholders so that we continue to maintain the trust and confidence of those with whom we do business.”

Service Excellence

“We will provide our customers with service and professionalism that far surpasses their expectations.”

Health, Safety & Environment

“We are committed to ensuring that the working environment is safe and that all individuals take responsibility for achieving this.”

Ashley Taylor


Michael A. Phillip

Corporate Secretary

Niegel Subiah

VP, Business Services

Harold Ragbir

VP, Port Operations

Averne Pantin

VP, Technical Services