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SHIPBUILDING AND REPAIR DEVELOPMENT COMPANY OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

USD5.4 Billion ‘Third Set of Locks’ project was inaugurated on the 26th June 2016, it is able to accept larger ships including LNG Carriers which are now passing through the region mainly from the United States of America to Asia, and SRDC is keen to provide them with the services they need. “La Brea will primarily be used to dry dock ships up to 300+ meters in length

using a graving dock,” says Mr. de Gannes. “The shipyard port project is to be built in phases and this will be part of the first phase. The second phase will involve another graving dock for ships, known as Post-Panamax. Alongside it would also have a number of berths for both Aframax and also Suezmax ship sizes. The Aframax are some of the ships used in the transportation

of crude oil between Venezuela, our closest neighbor, and the USA.” Increasing activity in the global Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) sector has also been an important hook for SRDC and the La Brea shipyard port. On the 25th November, 2016, Europe Technologies Group CEO Dr. Patrick Cheppe signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the SRDC in Nantes, France, to INTER ISLAND FAST FERRY. TT EXPRESS GOING TO TOBAGO FROM TRINIDAD.

SIGNING OF MOU WITH THE ARTHUR LOK JACK GSB ON MAY 25, 2016.

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