February 29th, 2012:

Peruvian ambassador visits Colon Free Zone

Peruvian Ambassador Guillermo Russo Checa and the Chairman of the Peruvian Committee on Commerce and Tourism, Luciana Leon Romero, visited the Colon Free Zone to learn more about the commercial movements in the area.

Both were welcomed by Free Zone administrator, Leopoldo Benedetti.

The president of the Tourism Committee, Romero, said the visit is to learn more about the trading in the zone and thus implement this methodology in Peru.

“We have ports that are [...]

Occupancy at Callao “less than ideal”

According to the report of the Peruvian National Port Authority (APN), 3,805 ships were attended at the terminal in 2011.

This meant that the port had an 87.5% capacity on the piers which was considered a less than ideal occupation, according to a report of the APN.

The only one of the eight piers of the port terminal that reached more than 70% occupancy, which was identified as satisfactory, was the South Pier operated by [...]