Ramps Logistics Guyana has said it was denied a local content certificate which it needs to operate in Guyana’s energy sector.
The company, which is headquartered in Trinidad and Tobago, had previously said that it had become now a 51 per cent Guyanese-owned Company after divesting.
The Local Content Secretariat is, however, tasked with verifying this information before issuing certificates.
The notice issued by Ramps Logistics is as follows:
The recently passed Local Content Act stipulates that a company must have a local content certificate to operate in the Guyana Energy Sector. Ramps Logistics Guyana Inc. has followed all the required guidelines to apply for this Certificate and was denied.
Against that backdrop, we are hosting a press conference to share information that has recently come to hand in the matter that is relevant to all companies and investors seeking to invest in Guyana.
In a statement today the company said, "Our team continues to ensure safe and successful operations when handling all our projects. Recently, the MV Seahorse II transported Silos, an Offshore Mini Container with equipment for the silos, 20ft Container, and 30 full tanks of HRP from Trinidad to Guyana. Our HSSE and Operations team ensured this cargo's safe discharge with a 250-tonne crane and a 15ft forklift used in tandem to position the silos. Some of which were further transported via 40ft flatbeds from the port to our client in Guyana. This equipment is essential for operations in the Oil & Gas industry. We can definitely attribute the success of these operations to the excellent collaboration between our team members in Trinidad and Guyana."