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Invitation for Written Submissions- Port Authority of Trinidad and Tobago

18 Jan 2014

INVITATION FOR WRITTEN SUBMISSION

 

Inquiry into the administration and operations of the

Port Authority of Trinidad and Tobago 


The Joint Select Committee is launching an inquiry into the administration and operations of the Port Authority of Trinidad and Tobago and we would like to hear your views.

The objectives of this inquiry are:

1.To examine the management structure in place at the Authority and to assess how effective these structures are vis-à-vis the operations of Ports in Trinidad and Tobago.

2.To examine the systems for managing vessel/ship traffic on the waterways as it pertains to both domestic and international maritime rules.

3.To inquire into the performance of all Ports, particularly the Port of Port of Spain for the past ten (10) years with regard to:
• number of port users;
• quantum  of exports and imports;
• profits and losses of the Authority;
• the performance measurement tools utilized by the Authority;
• the performance of the Port of Port of Spain in comparison to other regional ports and or other local ports; and
•A review of the metrics system applied by the PATT.

4. To determine the effectiveness of the security arrangements at the ports.

5. To gain insight into the ‘one stop’ barrel shop.

As part of its inquiry process, the Committee is inviting all stakeholders and interested persons to submit written comments/suggestions related to the above-mentioned objectives.

Written submissions should be addressed to the Secretary to the Committee as stated below and can be forwarded via email to jscgroup2@ttparliament.org or in hard copy.

The Secretary
The Joint Select Committee (Group 2)
Office of the Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago
Levels G-7, Tower D
International Waterfront Centre
1A Wrightson Road
Port of Spain

THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS IS FRIDAY JANUARY 31st 2014 AT 4:00 P.M.