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The articles excerpted on this site report on the state of the industry as seen by mainstream media, and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the officers of the ILWU Coast Longshore Division.

Muelle Norte Concession Shows Peru has World’s Confidence, Says Pres Garcia

NOTE: The following news predates this week’s presidential elections in which the front runner to replace Alan Garcia opposes the Muelle Norte concession.

The concession of the Muelle Norte terminal at Peru’s Callao port shows that Peru has the world’s confidence despite the upcoming presidential elections, Peruvian President Alan Garcia said.

Dutch-based port operator APM […]

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Peru’s opposition candidate for president is gaining in polls, opposes concession of dock

A U.S. State Department cable released on Wikileaks revealed that U.S. diplomats have been conducting a thinly-veiled campaign against Peruvian presidential candidate Ollanta Humala, pictured here, in favor of his neo-liberal rival. Click on the image to read the Wikileaks article.

An article titled “Maersk Wins Contract For $1.1 Billion Pier at Top Peru […]

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APM to Operate Peruvian Terminal

Callao Dockworkers have been protesting labor abuse at the hands of the other concessioner at Callao, DP World. Click on the image to read more from the ILWU Coast Longshore Division.

A consortium led by APM Terminals, the terminal-operating division of A.P. Moller-Maersk, was awarded the contract to modernize and operate the multipurpose Muelle […]

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Controversy hits Callao concession

Peruvian dockworkers, including Luis Negreiros (center) have told the ILWU Coast Longshore Division that DP World hires nonunion dockworkers at the terminal it operates in Callao. Also pictured: Coast Committeemen Leal Sundet and Ray Ortiz, Jr.

Despite an initial judgement to allow DP World to bid for Callao’s Muelle Norte terminal, the claim that […]

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