The Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World has toured DP World Callao, the largest and most efficient container terminal on South America’s Pacific Coast, and met with Oscar Valdez, Prime Minister of Peru, to discuss how the company can continue to contribute to Peru’s growth.
Peru is one of the fastest growing emerging markets [...]
Under the terms of the contract signed Thursday, APMT will invest $749 million to update and expand the existing facility into a modern multi-purpose terminal serving general, roll-on, roll-off, breakbulk and containerized cargos as well as cruise ships.
The new APMT concession in Peru is part of its strategy to focus new terminal investments in [...]
Calla, Peru, is just outside of Lima and is the anticipated export point for Latin American goods under the Pacific Agreement. The Port of Callao has been the site of major labor violations against the dockworkers union, SUTRAMPORPC.
The governments of Peru, Colombia, Chile and Mexico will sign the Pacific Agreement on Thursday in [...]
[Note: The union and employer have reached an agreement since this report was published.]
Peru installed soldiers at Callao to move cargo during the dockworkers’ strike. The military's poor performance created a backlog of ships that took several days to clear.
Armed troops and police are waging a brutal crackdown against dock workers fighting port [...]
Peru Congressman Luis Negreiros (center), a lifelong longshore worker, with ILWU Coast Committeemen Leal Sundet and Ray Ortiz, Jr.
Coast Committeemen Ray Ortiz, Jr. and Leal Sundet recently met with Peruvian Congressman and lifelong dockworker Luis Negreiros to discuss the ongoing attack on longshore union rights in Peru. Ortiz, Sundet and Negreiros had frank [...]
14 de julio de 2010
Excelentísimo Dr. Alan García Pérez Presidente de la Republica del Perú Jr. de la Unión S/N 1ra. Cuadra, Cercado de Lima Lima, Perú
Excmo. Sr. Presidente García:
Le escribo de un asunto que es motivo de creciente preocupación para el Sindicato Internacional de Trabajadores Portuarios y Almacenistas (ILWU, por sus [...]