The government of Peru signed the concession contract for the port of Salaverry, located in the region of La Libertad, with Proinversión, an office belonging to the Ministry of Economy and Finance, and a consortium made up of private companies with Peruvian capital Tramarsa and Naviera Tramarsa.
This project requires an investment of $229 million US dollars that will help boost the economy of the north coast of Peru, according to Sputnik News.
“Today we reiterate our commitment to invest $229 million US dollars in new infrastructure and port equipment that will meet with high standards all types of ship and cargo,” said Álvaro Galindo, representative of the consortium.
The contract signed by the Peruvian State aims to modernize the port’s infrastructure so that it can be a point of commercial exchange with other countries.
As for the director of ProInversión, the improvement works in the port of Salaverry will begin on December 1 with the dredging of the seabed.