Guyana National Industrial Company Inc. 



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Guyana National Industrial Company’s origin may be traced to the 1840’s when the facility commenced operations under the ownership of M/S Sprostons as a Shipbuilding and Ship Repair Facility.  In 1976, the facility was nationalized, becoming Guyana National Engineering Corporation Limited (GNEC), a state owned company.  Then on November 1, 1995 the company was privatized and is now GNIC.


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.





To optimize all business potentials in the areas of Engineering, Manufacturing and Shipping for The benefit of our Customers, Employees, Shareholders, the communities in which we serve and the entire Guyanese Nation.






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