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DP World and Yilport will invest US$40 million. In increasing cargo capacity in the port of Paita

The concessionaire company, which has 50% of the operations of the northern port, increased its capacity at the container dock by 40% this year.

DP World, in association with Yilport, plans to invest an additional US$40 million until 2029 for the expansion and improvement of the capacity of the Paita Port Terminal, Gestión reported. It should be noted that recent operations have had as their main objective the optimization of the port's infrastructure and the improvement of truck access to increase its operating capacity.

In addition, it was detailed that three cranes have been added, two dock cranes and one yard crane, with the aim of increasing the port's capacity by 50%.

Progress of the Bicentennial Pier

The company, which is also in charge of the Bicentenario del Callao Dock project, stated that half of it is already in operation, and they will continue adding capacity progressively until next April.

The port expansion aims to reach a capacity of up to 2.7 million containers. In addition to the 15 100% electric cranes that the company is expected to receive in November, DP World plans to acquire three additional dock cranes, which would involve an investment of US$15 million each.

The company is working on other projects for the port of Callao, which include the implementation of solar panels, windmills and the acquisition of 20 electric trucks.

Source: Mundo Maritimo


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