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Peruvian ports moved more than 54.2 million tons of cargo in 2023, showing an increase of +3.02%

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Published Feb 27, 2024

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Peru's concessioned ports have experienced a 3.02% productivity increase in 2023, handling 54.2 million tons of cargo, as reported by the Infrastructure Investment Supervisory Body of Public Use Transportation (Ositrán). The ports of Callao were the most active, accounting for 70.5% of the total cargo. Container traffic also saw a 10.07% rise compared to 2022, with the New Container Terminal-South Zone being the busiest. Overall, maritime traffic reached 4,355 units, an increase of 223 from 2022.
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(Agraria.pe) The concessioned ports are recovering and continue to improve their productivity, so much so that, at the end of 2023, they moved 54.2 million tons of cargo, 3.02% more than in 2022, reported the Infrastructure Investment Supervisory Body of Public Use Transportation (Ositrán). These figures allow us to strengthen exports, since 80% of the merchandise is transported by sea. In this sense, the modernization of port infrastructure is vital to guarantee the growth of foreign trade. Port terminal figures Among the main port terminals with the greatest movement are the ports of Callao, which concentrated 70.5% of the total cargo, through the Multipurpose North Terminal, managed by APM Terminals Callao (17.9 million MT), the New Terminal Containers-South Zone operated by DP World Callao (17.4 million MT) and the Mineral Concentrate Shipping Terminal managed by Transportadora Callao (2.8 million MT). For its part, the Matarani Port Terminal (Arequipa) moved 7.5 million MT, ...
Source: Agraria
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