The shallow depth of the Demerara river needed smaller ore/oil ships to load shuttle cargoes of bauxite for transport to the Chaguaramas plant near Port of Spain in Trinidad, which converted the bauxite into alumina white powder, and then back load with cargoes of bunker 'C' fuel oil from South Trinidad, San Fernando or Caripito on the San Juan river in Venezuela.
The Demerara River is a river in eastern Guyana that rises in the central rainforests of the country and flows to the north for 346 kilometres until it reaches the Atlantic Ocean. Georgetown, Guyana's largest seaport and capital, is situated on the east bank of the river's mouth .
1976-05-29· Demerara River topic. Crossing the Demerara River via the Demerara Harbour Bridge The Demerara River is a river in eastern Guyana that rises in the central rainforests of the country and flows to the north for 346 kilometres until it reaches the Atlantic Ocean .
Lying on the east bank of the mighty Demerara River, just six degrees off the equator in Guyana's tropical heat, the Diamond Distillery makes all its rums from Demerara sugar and is as famous for its wooden stills as it is for its highly regarded Demerara rums.
Guyana is spending more to purchase fuels due to the closure of Trinidad and Tobago's oil refinery, Petrotrin, increased transportation costs from other sources and the inability of the Demerara River to accommodate larger tankers, Finance Minister Winston Jordan says.
Demerara sugar, pronounced "Dem-err-rare-a", is a harder to find exotic sugar named after the Demerara River in Guyana. Today Demerara sugar is primarily sourced from Hawaii, India, Mexico and Mauritius (an island nation located southeast of the African continent).Demerara Sugar is Not Brown SugarSome have mistakenly described Demerara sugar as brown sugar. That would be …
Its a blend of Demerara Rums made from sugar cane growing along the banks of the Demerara River. It is matured in Guyana, it's full-bodied, mellow, woody and spicy, with some complex toffee flavours, rich on the palate, mellow finish and a hint of sweet molasses. O.V.D is blended from the finest demerara rums in the world, and matured in oak casks.
The general cargo ship Miss Ellisa sank in Demerara River, Guyana. The ship was loaded with a cargo of coconuts, rice and poles in Georgetown, Guyana and headed to Trinidad and Tobago, when after a board wave the cargo shifted and ship got large heel.
along the Demerara River in British Guiana and in Dutch Surinam.15 During the First World War, when bauxite demand rose internationally, Alcan devel- oped bauxite properties in British Guiana, owing in part to imperial prefer-ences for commonwealth firms, while Alcoa built mines in Dutch Surinam. Through the Second World War, these South American mines would provide the bulk of North American ...
freighters at Mackenzie, 67 miles up the Demerara River, and at Everton on the Berbice River, about 10 miles from the mouth of the waterway. The Essequibo River has several timber-loading berths ranging from 20 to 40 ft. Springlands on the Corentyne River is the point of entry and departure of passengers travelling by launch services to and from Suriname. In 1984 the merchant marine comprised ...
Demerara rum comes from Guyana, its made on the banks of the Demerara river in Guyana and ALL Demerara rum comes from there regardless of where it may be aged and bottled. Its made from sugarcane grown on the coast of the county of demerara, along the river banks and is distilled by the Demerara Disitllers Limited, the DDL.
Demerara sugar, pronounced "Dem-err-rare-a", is a harder to find exotic sugar named after the Demerara River in Guyana. Today Demerara sugar is primarily sourced from Hawaii, India, Mexico and Mauritius (an island nation located southeast of the African continent).
Georgetown, Guyana The fertile banks of the Demerara River were cultivated by indigenous inhabitants long before European planters arrived in the 16th century. In the 17th and 18th centuries, more than 200 plantations produced sugar and rum in Demerara county.
Demerara Distillers Limited, Guyana. Long before the first wave of European settlers arrived in what is today the Cooperative Republic of Guyana (Guyana) in the late 15th century, the indigenous Arawak and Carib peoples cultivated the country's tropical, pristine land.
What is Demerara Sugar? | Wholesome Sweeteners. The name demerara comes from the Demerara river located in Guyana in South America. Along the banks of the river were the sugar mills that first produced this special sugar product, hence the descriptive name that is attributed to this style of product.
1976-05-29· The Demerara Harbour Bridge is a 6,074-foot (1,851 m) long floating toll bridge. It was commissioned on 2 July 1978. The bridge crosses the Demerara River 4 miles (6.4 km) south of the Guyanese capital Georgetown, from Peter's Hall, East Bank Demerara to Schoon Ord, West Bank Demerara.
Preparations for a new Demerara River Bridge, earmarked for a location between Houston on the East Bank and Versailles on the West Bank, is picking up steam. On Tuesday, officials from the Ministry of Public Infrastructure (MPI) met with residents of Houston, East Bank Demerara, to provide
bauxite downriver In 2005, Oldendorff Carriers signed a long term contract with a large industrial client for a bauxite transshipment operation on the Berbice River in Guyana. Bauxite is the primary raw material for the production of aluminium.
Another is the freighter Miss Ellisa which capsized and sank in the Demerara River shortly after it left for Trinidad and Tobago loaded with a cargo of coconuts, poles, and rice. It is said to be located just west of the ship channel in a depth of 4.9 metres.
The infrastructure that supports water transport in Guyana is located along the banks of the navigable rivers, namely, the Essequibo River, Demerara River and Berbice River. In addition to the wharves and stellings that provide coastal and inland linkages, there are facilities that handle both the country's overseas and local shipping requirements.