Guyana National Industrial Company Incorporated is a diversified
company, comprising of a Shipyard, Port Operation and other Engineering
activities. The Company was
formed in 1995 by leasing the infrastructure, and the acquiring the plant
and equipment that were previously owned by the state-owned Company
GNEC. The Company’s main areas of
operation are Shipbuilding and Ship Repair, Port Operations (Wharf, Cargo
Handling, Stevedore Contracting) Equipment Rental, Engineering Design,
Construction and Project Management.
GNIC is strategically located on 66,368.4 Sq.m of land in
Georgetown, Guyana’s Capital, on the Demerara River, approximately 1.2 km
from the Atlantic Ocean. GNIC is owned by Laparkan Holdings Limited –
Laparkan (60%) and by National Engineering Corporation – NEC (40%). Laparkan is a Shipping-based
mini-conglomerate with operations in Guyana, the US, Canada and the
English speaking Caribbean. Its
2001 turnover was US$4.2 million.
NEC was incorporated on May 16, 1995 as a limited liability
company, owned primarily by GNIC’s current employees and management.