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SHIPBUILDING AND REPAIR DEVELOPMENT COMPANY OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO IS A COUNTRY PROUD OF ITS ENVIRONMENTAL HERITAGE. SRDC RECOGNIZES THE IMPORTANCE OF THIS NATURAL BEAUTY.

SHIPPING IN TRINIDAD Wilfred de Gannes, Chairman and CEO of the Shipbuilding and Repair Development Company of Trinidad and Tobago (SRDC) speaks to Sustainable Business Magazine about the development of a major new shipyard port which is set to play a central role in the country’s future economy. The Shipbuilding and Repair Development Company of Trinidad & Tobago (SRDC) is responsible for the development of an important new shipyard on the major Caribbean island. It was begun by the current 36 | SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MAGAZINE

Prime Minister, the Honourable Dr. Keith Christopher Rowley MP, in 2007 when he was the Minister of Trade and Industry. There was recognition at the time that the country’s economic reliance on a single sector, the oil

and gas industry, would become increasingly fraught as time went on, so Dr. Rowley sought methods of diversification. SRDC was established as the commercial entity of the Trinidad and Tobago Ship-

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