INLAND AND OFFSHORE CONTRACTORS LTD PHILLIP POLLONAIS, CHAIRMAN AND CEO OF INLAND AND OFFSHORE CONTRACTORS LTD.
cranes have lifting capacities ranging from six to thirty tons. Meanwhile, the pumping department is a local leader, and provides high-volume pumping and water blasting services, with pumping capacities ranging from 10,000 to 40,000 PSI. VALUED PARTNERS For many years, one of IOCL’s main clients has been the Petroleum Company of Trinidad and Tobago (Petrotrin) and their Trinmar Operations. “We have a long, amicable relationship with Petrotrin,” says Mr. Pollonais. “Last year, we tendered and were granted
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another five year contract for the provision of marine transport services to Trinmar. This is a major accomplishment for us. All our services exist to support Petrotrin’s operations, and those of other companies working in the oil and gas sector. The industry is the backbone of Trinidad and Tobago’s economy.” MINIMIZING IMPACTS Sustainability and environmental protection are top priorities for IOCL, and for years the company has worked to provide a workplace free from health, safety, welfare, and environmental risks. IOCL has imple-
mented progressive HSE policies, which are constantly adjusted and improved. “It’s about ensuring any gaps are closed, and that our systems adapt to changing environments,” says Mr. Pollonais. “Alongside these policies, we have a strong HSE culture at the company, where everyone knows their responsibility and accountability.” In 2015 they acquired Safe TO Work (STOW) certification from the Trinidad and Tobago Energy Chamber, confirming they meet industry-standard HSE requirements. IOCL also participates in social initiatives designed to strengthen local commu-